Kerri Vanderstelt

Kerri Vanderstelt

Canada's Strongest Man
2023 - 7th
2019 - 11th

Best Lifts
Circus Dumbbell - 265lbs
Atlas Stone - 425lbs @ 56"
Farmers Walk - 430lbs per hand for 30 feet
Log Press - 375lbs

I have been training in strong man since 2017 and earned my pro cards in 2018.

I have always been an athlete in multiple sports and started working in HEAVY physical labour since the young age of 13 on farms and other manual labour jobs. I believe that is what has given me a headstart in the strongman community. After meeting JF Caron, he inspired me to get into strongman.

My biggest accomplishments are qualifying for Canadas strongest man in 2019 and 2023 and also winning the title of Quebec's strongest man 2023.

I train at JF carons gym in Lac St Charles, Quebec and also at podium gym Ste foy.  I am from Quebec and am coached by JF Caron.

During my off season (October to May) I box and play ice hockey. I have future goals of competing in amateur fights.

I am employed full time in the military at 5RALC since 2011.  I would like to thank send much love to my sister, cousin and my aunt for always supporting me, I love you all very much!

What is your favourite lifting memory?
I would have to say EVERY competition I get to compete with my boys in the strongman circuit is a memory within itself. Other than that, being able to train events with JF Caron, I feel like a badass every time.

What is one piece of advice you have for up and coming athletes getting into strength training or strength sport?
If you’re the strongest one in your gym, you’re in the wrong gym.

What is your favourite lift or event?
My favourite lifts in order are as follows; circus dumbell, atlas stones and frame carry. All of which I am above average in.

What is your favourite product and why?
Stiff Large Wrist Wraps
Wrist support is extremely important in my sport and stiff wrist wraps are the best wraps for the job especially for injury prevention.

What 2 other items are your go to and why?
10mm Belt
T-shirts and Tank Tops
And I just love SBD shirts! I love representing them too!

What colourway is your favourite and why?
I love all of them (except the original black and red)!

Why do you believe SBD is the gear all athletes should use?
What other brand can keep up with its quality? None!

Why do you believe in working with SBD Canada as a Sponsored Athlete?
I get so much support and love from you guys and it motivates me even more to destroy 2024!
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