GCDS Teacher Luke Laubscher Wins State Powerlifting Championship

Fourth-graders at the Greenwich Country Day School (GCDS) know him as their teacher, Mr. Laubscher, but now Luke Laubscher has another title: powerlifting champ. The 28-year-old Laubscher, who has been teaching at GCDS for the past four years, recently won his 93kg weight class in the Connecticut Spring Classic, a powerlifting competition. Laubscher said he wasn’t focused on athletics growing up. But, like many athletes, things fell into place for him when he found the right sport. “I played sports in high school, but I actually quit all my sports to lift weights,” he recalls.

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