East Texas powerlifting champion honors her late daughter through her sport

Published: Mar. 29, 2023 at 6:32 PM CDT|Updated: Mar. 29, 2023 at 9:55 PM CDT
Latosha Cleaver took her sons to the YMCA to play one day; she became intrigued by powerlifting and was encouraged to try it, even though she said she didn't believe she was strong enough. “I found out that I was strong enough to break world records,” said Cleaver, who is now called "The Deadlift Diva."