New York Post. “She dragged me kicking and screaming all the way, so that’s more or less how I got there.“I saw all these other ladies lifting weights, and it looked interesting.
I picked up a couple of weights and had to prove to myself that I could accomplish this.” ADVERTISEMENTToday, Edith is recognized by the Guinness World Records as the oldest competitive female powerlifter.
In September 2019, she broke a world record by deadlifting 150 pounds at age 98. This impressive feat made it into the 2022 edition of the “Guinness World Records” book, which came out last month.