Champion Carlisle powerlifter's amazing fightback from spinal surgery
A determined woman has battled back from major spinal surgery to make it into the national powerlifting championships.
Senga Grave, 30, from Denton Holme, Carlisle, has always loved exercise, working as an activities instructor until she was struck down by serious injury a few years ago.
Now, after battling back to health and in turn finding a new passion for weights, she competed in the British Women’s Classic Championships at the weekend and is now ranked ninth in Britain.
She said she became an athlete by accident.
Just three years ago Senga was fit enough to embark on a gruelling... read more
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