World Records

1st World Record

2nd World Record

Beyond the Zone

Meet Walter

Highly Qualified Team


Dr. Vietta Sue Wilson

Mental Performance Coach Team Spokesperson

Vietta ‘Sue’ Wilson Ph.D., has taught at York University, in Toronto, for over 30 years. She has worked since 1971 in sports (Olympic performers from archery to yachting), education (elementary to university), medicine and business. Her current research is psychophysiological profiling and EEG brain mapping of elite performers. She is a co-author of Learned Self Regulation, Owners Manual for the Brain and Body and the author of the “Optimal Health and Performance Suite” for  BioGraph Infiniti.

Dr. Shane Journeay

Team MD

A native of Nova Scotia, Canada, Dr. Journeay is a recognized expert on the toxicological aspects of nanomaterials. Journeay received his BSc and Masters Degrees at the University of Ottawa and earned his Ph.D. in Toxicology at the University of Saskatchewan. He was also awarded a Certificate in Space Studies from the International Space University. His M.D. was completed at Dalhousie Medical School. He is a graduate of Harvard University, with a Master of Public Health. In 2017, was selected as a top 100 runner up for Canada’s Space Program Astronaut Selection program. 

Mark Giffin


Head coach and trainer for the last 10 years, Mark is responsible for all my foundation work and getting me in world record shape. Mark is President of the Canadian Powerlifting Union. Mark was an exceptional lifter for Canada, but due to an elbow injury recently retire. Mark was a member of the 2011 Canadian Masters Powerlifting Team. Additionally, Mark is a World Masters Powerlifting Champion, Pan-American Championships: 2x Silver medalist, Commonwealth Championships: Silver Medalist, former bench press world record holder, multi-time National Champion, Personal Training Specialist (P.T.S) and owns Mark Giffin Powerlifting Club in Guelph Ontario Canada. 

Dr Aras Kavedres

Medical Physio – Active Release

Dr Kvedaras is an expert in the treatment of elite athletes (powerlifting, Olympic lifting, triathletes, marathoners, ultra-marathoners, track and field, football, basketball, soccer, field hockey, golf), as well as experience treating all ages and fitness levels. Aras has a BSc (1992) University of Toronto (microbiology) DC (1996) New York Chiropractic College (magna cum laude) Past department head of pathology, and remedial exercise (Canadian Therapeutic College).

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In 2021 Walter Urban will attempt to break at least one – one hour Guinness World Record Powerlifting record and one – one minute Guinness World Record Powerlifting record. Venue and location to be determined.

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