Maxim Lebrun

2020 Pan American Championships

Q1: What was the first competition where you represented Team Canada? When was it?

2018 Pan American Championship

Q2: Did you compete in other sports before weightlifting? If yes, which ones and at what level?



Track and Field

Q3: Why do you compete in weightlifting?

To be able to improve myself and always become stronger and stronger. The feeling you get when you lift in a competition and being on the platform with the adrenaline, stress and crowds is simply addicting

Q4: What do you most enjoy about training?

When we have a 1rm or max out session with one movement and we simply have to give everything and do as much as possible

Q5: What do you enjoy the least about training?

Deload weeks

Q6: What are your short term goals for weightlifting (1-2 years)?

Compete at the next world championships and be part of the team for the Commonwealth Games

Q7: What are your long term goals for weightlifting? (3 + years)

Make top 10 at the world championships

Q8: What has been your proudest moment in weightlifting?

Becoming Canadian Champion in 2019

Q9: What are your top 3 achievements in weightlifting so far?

Number 1. Canadian Champion 2019

Number 2. Being Part of the National Team

Number 3. Making top 10 in my first Pan American Championships in 2018

Q10: Are you currently studying or working in addition to your weightlifting career? If yes, what are you doing?

I am a home and auto insurance agent.  I am also a weightlifting coach at 2 crossfit gyms and own a company with my father

Q11: What are your plans after your weightlifting career is over?

I would like to be a manager in the company where I currently work

Q12: Who is your weightlifting role model and why?

Mohamed Ihab Youssef Ahmed Mahmoud.

He is super intense and gives 200% during each training.

Coach: Yvan Darsigny

Weight Category: 96 kg

Favourite Lift: Clean and Jerk

Hometown: Québec, Quebec