Capilano hosted the BC Masters for 2018 and it was thanks to agree at team effort and individual commitment to make it happen that it ran so smoothly.

This is year saw a record entry for the Masters with over 60 registrations which meant an early start and also a late finish.

We had two ladies lifting, namely Linh Liu and Lucy Maxian. Now both girls have been showing just how they are maturing as lifters in that they remained composed and also determined to do well, which showed in their new competition best lifts and totals. Linh lifted 5/6 with a snatch of 39 and jerk of 45 to total 84 and Gold! Lucy grew in confidence with every lift for a 6/6 performance of 53 snatch and 66 jerk to total 119 foe another Gold!

Terry Cooper lifted well with a 5/6 performance to total 96 (42+54) and a silver.

Mike Cartwright who was not at his best with a trapped nerve lifted below expectations with a total of 187 (85+102) but this was good enough for Gold and also the best lifter award.

Arthur Frenette reported for duty with a head cold but this did not seem to diminish his efforts as he went 6/6 with a total of 195 (85+110) for the Gold and an unofficial Csnadian Masters jerk and total record.

Daniel Webster on his first (hopefully not last) turn out of the Caps decided to demonstrate a show of pure power lifts to go 6/6 with a total of 166 (75+91) for his Gold.

Next up Mr Positive! Kayvan Khalilzadeh once more showed his progress in competition maturity with a total of 164 (70+94) for Gold and a new BC Masters jerk record!

who next? Arnold! In the form of Kenneth Chak Lo who is improving all the time. Kenneth went 6/6 to total 213 (93/120) for Gold and a world masters qualifier!

Keian Kok lifted as well as expected with a total of 190 (80+110) to gain him a well earned silver. Perhaps the best to see was his attempt at 121, which he cleaned! So more is expected from him in the near future.

Jorg Patzer, his first competition but he lifted with the composure of someone more established in lifting. He totalled 197 (85/112) for silver. He was asked to go for the 112 after failing 108, with nothing to lose but to gain qualifying for the PanAm masters. He delivered in great style!

Nick Liu gave a 5/6 performance total of 185 (75/110) which puts him right back to where he has been. We all feel that a 6/6 was possible but he showed a great acting skill of Homer Simpson but dropping the weight before the down signal. We believer hat he was only competing with his wife Linh on this because she did the very same!!!!

when all is said and done it was a great day for the club and thanks to all who lifted and helped out. We did ourselves and the club proud.