Gracie V

Gracie was born an identical triplet and grew up in a small town in Western Quebec. She moved to the US in 2011 to pursue Powerlifting. She now lives in San Diego and is Head Coach and Founder of the DCS Pack, the biggest powerlifting team in the country with over 100 competitive athletes. She is Co-Founder of California Elite Training Center & CrossFit DCS. Her husband Gage is an Active Duty Infantry Marine stationed in Twentynine Palms, CA. She finds balance between hosting Powerlifting meets and traveling to coach competitors by Barrel Racing and riding her horse GG. For more info on joining her Pack email dcspack@gmail.com

Birth date: August 15th, 1988
Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada
Current Residence: San Diego, CA
Height: 5’4″
Contest Weight: 148 lbs
Off-Season Weight: 145 lbs

First Competition: CPU Ottawa Open Powerlifting Championships Oct 2010 totalling 604 lbs at 148 lbs bodyweight

Best Competition Total: 1300 lbs at 148 lbs bodyweight Multiply – 1060 lbs at 148 lbs bodyweight Raw

Career Highlights: 5X Olympia Top 3 Deadlift Finalist

Best Lift: Deadlift

Most challenging lift: Bench Press

Favorite exercise: Box Squats

Traits you most admire in others: Loyalty & Politeness

Traits you most admire in yourself: Generosity

Favorite Movie: Resevoir Dogs

Favorite Actor: Tom Hardy

Favorite Band or Performer: Jason Aldean

Favorite Food: Spaghetti

Favorite Cheat Day Treats: Bagels…ALLL the bagels

Favorite Automobile: Big Ass Jacked Up Diesel Truck

Ideas of a perfect vacation: All inclusive Dreams Resort Cancun Mexico

What would you be doing if you weren’t a fitness coach and competitor: Car Business

What advice would you give other competitors: Make a plan and stick to it, no matter what.