A hometown native Detroit grandmother is setting records all around the United States, she’s setting a new standard at her age and is not slowing down. Nora Langdon began her journey at the age of 68 in 2007, and after watching the other lifters within the Royal Oak gym she became inspired to look into powerlifting. Her coach Art Little was very hesitant at first to train her when she first asked him. However, she showed her power and determination to start off with the basics and work her way to setting records for her age group. She is competing in squatting, dead-lifts, and benching in competition, all together, lifting a combined total of 900 plus pounds of weight.
Angie Starr was able to get an interview with Mrs.Langdon and we got it here for you! She asked about her experience of powerlifting and how she got into working out, where she explained she wasn’t always this fit.
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“WHEN I SQUAT THIS IS WHAT I SAY, I SAY ‘HOLY SPIRIT FALL ON ME,’ AND I JUST DO IT AND I COME RIGHT ON UP,”
Nora Langdon’s Amazing Journey
Starr had a great time interviewing Mrs.Langdon, she said that she will be her new inspiration for the morning and asked to join her for a workout. Truly an inspiration Nora Langdon is no stopping anytime soon continuing her weight lifting career. All of the weight she has lifted can be found on Open Powerlifting’s website, obviously, she’s not backing down to the challenge of setting new records and qualifying for invitationals within her age group. Click on our website Mason & Starr to stay up to date with great stories like this, and listen 6 am – 10 am every weekday morning.