Jessica Buettner

Jessica Buettner

IPF Open Classic World Championship
2024 - 76kg - 5th
2023 - 76kg - Bronze
2022 - 76kg - Gold
2021 - 76kg - Gold
2019 - 72kg - Silver

IPF Junior Classic World Championship
2018 - 72kg - Gold

CPU Open Classic National Championship
2023 - 84kg - Gold
2022 - 76kg - Gold
2020 - 72kg - Gold
2019 - 72kg - Gold

CPU Junior Classic National Champion
2018 - 72kg - Gold
2017 - 72kg - Gold

Best Lifts
Classic Squat - 220kg
Classic Bench Press - 107.5kg
Classic Deadlift - 261.5kg
Classic Total - 585kg

Biography
I began powerlifting in 2014.  I got into the sport because I injured myself and couldn’t do track and field anymore, and it was the best decision of my life.  I train at Rise Strength Lab in Saskatoon, SK. I grew up in Prince Albert, SK.

Outside of powerlifting I am a pharmacist, working in Saskatoon.  I have type 1 diabetes, and one of my biggest wishes is to encourage other people with the condition to follow their dreams and push towards their goals regardless of their diabetes.  I am very grateful for the support I get from my family.

What is your favourite lifting memory?
My biggest accomplishments include winning IPF world championships in the 76kg category in 2021 and 2022, and breaking the 76kg deadlift, squat and total world records multiple times.

What is one piece of advice you have for up and coming athletes getting into strength training or strength sport?
Don’t worry about being good enough before you compete for the first time, just sign up, learn the rules and have fun!

What is your favourite lift or event?
Deadlift

What is your favourite product and why?
13mm Belt
It’s the most supportive and convenient belt I’ve ever used.

What 3 other items are your go to and why?
Powerlifting Knee Sleeves
Women's Singlet
Beanie
The Women’s Singlet looks and feels really nice.  The Powerlifting Knee Sleeves add to my squat and I wear the beanies every single day.

What colourway is your favourite and why?
Phoenix
I like dark red and I think it looks nice on my skin tone.

Why do you believe SBD is the gear all athletes should use?
SBD gear is reliable, practical and improves my performance.

Why do you believe in working with SBD Canada as a Sponsored Athlete?SBD Canada does an amazing job with customer service and has helped support countless events and athletes across the country in the sport of powerlifting.

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