March 25/26, 2017, the Western Canadian Weightlifting Championships took place in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Athletes competing: Josh Leangen and Coach Rachel Siemens
Coach Rachel competed first and went 5/6 finishing with an 83kg Snatch and a 105kg Clean & Jerk. She won her weight class and also received the title of Best Female Weightlifter. (Not going to comment much more here as I am writing about myself in the third person and it's a bit strange).
Up next was Josh, who had a spicy competition! Josh finished with a 111kg Snatch and a 142kg Clean & Jerk. This increased his best competition total by 2kg - congrats on the PR, Josh! After a clark in his second snatch, Josh was able to come back fearless and nail it on his thir