Squamish’s Tonya Motyka is officially the pound-for-pound strongest female in Canada over 40 in the 100% RAW league.
Motyka, who weighs 59.6 kilograms, was able to take the top spot in her age category after squatting 120 kilograms; bench-pressing 75 kilograms; and deadlifting 157.7.
Altogether, the 48-year-old had a total lift of 352.5 kilograms, propelling her to a Wilks score of 395. The Wilks score allows for people of different weights to compete against each other.
The higher the Wilks, the stronger a lifter is, based on a pound-for-pound basis.
This impressive performance happened on Feb. 2 at CrossFit Squamish/Squamish Barbell.
There were two other standout women from Squamish. Forty-three-year-old Karen Ogilvie attained a Wilks score of 331.19.
Carlee Grant, 42, put on a performance that garnered a Wilks score of 319.60.
There were highlights among the Squamish men as well. They are listed below in the following format: Name (Age) - Wilks score.
Nick Morneau (34) - 455.06
Kailen Smith (20) - 402.27
Matt Lucas (41) - 331.28