Exploits of the “2 West coast Dons”, Class of ’74!

10263 Don Lovell and his wife Charmaine started weight training four years ago. In June 2009 they won their respective weight and age categories at the BC provincial powerlifting championships. Powerlifting consists of Squat, bench and deadlift with the best lifts of three attempts being scored. Don set new provincial records of 185 KG (408 Lbs) in the Deadlift and 120 KG (264 lbs) Squat for Masters 2, 67.5 KG weight category.



Don Lovell(Body weight 66.5 KG/146.7 LB) Deadlift 185 KG/407.8 LB June 7, 2009 BCPA Provincial Champion Master’s Two – 67.5 KG Class

Charmaine Lovell(Body weight 57.2 KG/126 LB ) Deadlift 100 KG/220.5 LB June 7, 2009 BCPA Provincial Champion Master’s Two - 60 KG Class

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9901 Don ‘Brode’ Brodeur has been competing in Masters Track & Field throwing events (discus, shotput, javelin, hammer and weight throw) for the last four years.  This season started with the World Indoor Championships in Kamloops BC at the beginning of March. Though not setting any provincial records (as Don Lovell did!), Brode managed a Bronze medal in hammer throw, pictured with the Gold (Estonia) and Silver (USA) medal winners.

2 Comments

  • Chris (Ernie) Chance

    April 12, 2010 at 3:54 pm

    For the two Dons plus Charmaine, it must be the pure West Coast salty air that has put them in such good shape. You are setting excellent marks for the remainder of the Class of ’74 to aspire to. All the very best,

    Chris (Ernie) Chance

    :)