The Education of a Powerlifter: Jonathan Among the Giants
Great story, kind of long but a worth read if you are trying to understand the sport of Powerlifting for what it really is.
“Want to know how to become a powerlifter? Believe me, there’s no “Powerlifting for Dummies” book at your local Wal-mart. Being a powerlifter is a strange blend of mysticism, drive, strength, and a little bit of crazy. To be one you’ve got to want it bad; got to want it so bad that you’re willing to devote years to its pursuit. Still, as rough as it is, those that are indoctrinated into its strange world rarely leave.
This is part a story about one man’s journey into the cult of powerlifting…”