P.E.I. powerlifters, from left, Logan Vessey, Justin Smith, John MacDonald and Jacob Sinnott, returned with medals from the recent North American regional powerlifting championships in Orlando, Fla. They were four of Team Canada’s 23-member roster, which earned 21 medals overall. Gold medals went to MacDonald (open 105 kg equipped class, 337.5 kg squat, 245 kg bench, 300 kg deadlift, 882.5 kg total), Sinnott (sub-junior, 105 kg classic, 232.5 kg squat, 130 kg bench, 232.5 kg deadlift, 595 kg total) and Smith (junior 83 kg classic, 220 kg squat, 157.5 kg bench, 252.5 kg deadlift, 630 kg total). Meanwhile, Vessey earned a bronze medal (junior 105 kg classic, 230 kg squat, 145 kg bench, 270 kg deadlift, 645 kg total). Smith also passed his international category 2 referee exam.