SA power-lifter on his way to represent Mzansi at World Championships

SA power-lifter on his way to represent Mzansi at World Championships

- Johan Steenkamp is poised to represent South Africa at the World Power-lifting Championships in Finland later this year

- The local power-lifter competed has broken various South African and World records at the recent South African World Power-lifting Congress

- The 48-year-old works as a woodwork instructor at Kempton Panorama School

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Kempton Park resident, Johan Steenkamp, is ready to represent South Africa at the World Power lifting Championships in Finland in November.

The local strongman participated at the South African World Power-lifting Congress (WPC) in June and walked away with numerous records.

The 48-year-old competed in the Master 2 category under 90 kilograms and won the national championships.

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Steenkamp participated in the squad, bench and dead-lift categories.

He broke world records in both the squad and dead-lift categories, while he set a new SA record in the bench category.

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Steenkamp doesn’t do power-lifting full-time as he works as a woodwork instructor at Kempton Panorama School.

He hopes his achievements helps to inspire learners to achieve their dreams.

Briefly.co.za understands that the WPC Federation does not sponsor any lifters and Steenkamp has therefore started a crowdfunding initiative via the BackaBuddy platform.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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