In June, the Whitley/Noble County powerlifting team “Team Iron Addiction” traveled to Springfield, Ohio for an Individual National Competition.
Keith Herron (left), of Noble County, was bench press national champ in the 220-pound weight class. James Crump (middle), of Whitley County, was power sports national champion in bench press, curls and dead-lift in the 162-pound weight class. Gunnar Barnhard (right), of Whitley County, was bench press national champ in the 275-pound weight class.
Other team members, who will be competing in October at the Team National Meet are: John Gray (Noble County) and Bruce Witzenman (Whitley County).
If anyone is interested in joining the team, it meets every Tuesday afternoon at 5 p.m. at the Whitley County YMCA, or contact James Crump at 260-503-7243 for more information.