Heavy lifter heads to championships

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Sawyer Miller-Bottoms, Shelburne resident and recent Champlain Valley Union High School graduate, won the USA Powerlifting Vermont State Championship on June 30 at Raw Strength and Fitness in St. Albans. Powerlifting includes bench press, squat, and deadlift. Miller-Bottoms now holds state records in each category for his age and weight. His weightlifting total of 615 kg. (1356 lbs.) qualifies him for the USA Powerlifting National Championships to be held in Washington in October.

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