Chris Dariotis Jr. can still lift with the best in the world. Even at 71, Dariotis has been able to break records across the globe and has enjoyed every second doing it and hopes to keep doing it for many years.
When Doré Robinson made up her mind to transform her body over a five-year period in order to become a top pro bodybuilder, she had to figure out how to do it while maintaining her professional medical career, being a mom, and a spouse.
Kholbe Leaks was a star football player growing up. But over the last few years, he has transitioned to a new sport. Now, Leaks is a powerlifting national champion, and continues to excel in the sport while transforming his body.
University of Florida senior, Amanda Myers, has been weightlifting for nine years, officially competing the last five. She is currently training with Team Florida Gainesville while chasing her dream of competing in the Olympics.
Kent Johnson, a Blount County native, has always been competitive since he was a little boy. Now, Johnson has found powerlifting, a new outlet that allows him to achieve his goal of improving every day.
Army veteran Dan Newberry is helping other veterans and those with mental health problems through fitness. Joining gyms, competing on teams and in events are all part of it, and he helped online during the quarantine.
Olympic weightlifter Brandon Davis has been a staple among Masters Super Heavyweights during national and international competitions. Following one of his most successful years last year, including placing in the World Masters competition, Davis launched the Bearproof Weightlifting Club to help promote the sport he loves.