Penny Rodden of Niagara Falls took first-place honors recently at the RPS Spring Supremacy Powerlifting Championship held in Rochester. Rodden had lifts of 275-pound squat, 160-pound bench press and 315-pound deadlift, giving her a 750-pound total. Her new record total in the women masters division ranks her fourth in the country and No. 1 in New York.
Rodden is trained under the guidance of powerlifting recordholder Dan Zahno of the Zahno Asylum Gym in Ransomville.