Jess Lai


Jess discovered weightlifting in 2012 and hasn’t looked back since. She has trained under some of Australia’s best coaches in Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth. Some competition highlights of Jess’s career thus far includes representing Australia at the World Championships in 2015, and Australian team trials for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Jess holds the WA state record in the snatch, clean and jerk, and total in both the 63 and 69kg weight categories. Jess has over six years of coaching experience in both CrossFit and weightlifting, and continues to learn every day.

Jess is passionate about growing the sport of weightlifting in Western Australia and Australia as a whole, and believes strength training is for everyone.