Best Lifter spotlight from the USPC Iron Asylum Classic on September 18, 2021.
Top Men's Raw and OVERALL Wilks 2.0...
Name, age & how long have you been Powerlifting?
Mike Lancour, 23, 2 years
Best lifts in competition?
502 squat, 390 bench, 573 deadlift
Athletic background? What you did before powerlifting?
Running long distances
Being strong is more fun than being weak
Tell me something about your gym/team.
Flex gym is #1 in the quality of the gym as well as the people. TEAM FLEX is family, we all support each other and make each other better
Training alone or training partner/coach, team?
Training with team flex is always the best
Biggest inspiration in the sport?
Luis issasi, Zach Smith, Doug and Beckie Peyer, Jared Johnson
What's your favorite lift?
Bicep curl and calf raises
Least favorite lift?
Biggest challenge in your training?
The diet part
Ideal training atmosphere? Focused and dialed in or noisy and high energy?
Noisy and high energy while slamming Miller lite
Training plan. Do your own programming or have a coach?
Zach Smith owner of Flex Gym
Social media. Positives and negatives
Positive: keep in contact with people who you don’t see often and learn new things
Negative: people giving out false info and negative energy
Diet you follow? Supplements?
Beer, meat, pizza, rice, tacos, coffee, creatine
Biggest accomplishment in your powerlifting career?
390lb bench press while weighing 162.8 lbs
What's one of your non-powerlifting goals?
Successfully put a beer keg made of home brew beer in my fridge on tap
Finally is there anyone you would like to acknowledge or give a shout out to (team, coach, spouse, sponsors)?
S/O to team flex, Coach Zack for the programming, and the amazing Julissa Armstrong for all the support and love