james Bartlett, j.d., mba
James competed in his first powerlifting competition in 1998 at the age of 15. Since that time he has gone on to win gold at the Alberta Provincial Championships, Western Canadian Championships, and National Championships. Most recently, he won the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio, against an international slate of world-class powerlifters. Throughout his extended powerlifting career James has broken an impressive 10 National Records. In addition to being a competitor, James is also involved in the administration of the sport. He is a member of the executive committee of the Alberta powerlifting Union, a provincial-level referee, and an established meet director.