Cynthia Morrison

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Cynthia Morrison, International Women's Jousting Champion

Cynthia Morrison aka "Cindini" is an escapologist and strongwoman who is based in Palm Beach, Florida, USA. She has competed in powerlifting, Scottish highland games and track & field events. In addition she has competed in a modern form of medieval jousting. She is also a professional knife thrower.

Sporting titles and awards[edit]


  • World Natural Powerlifting Federation (WNPF) 1992 Submaster World Champion; world records in Squat, Bench Press, Deadlift, and Total.
  • American Powerlifting Alliance (APA) 1992 Submaster National Champion and 1992 Florida Woman Powerlifter of the Year, Florida state deadlift record.
  • Natural Athlete Strength Association (NASA) Bench Press Record, 1990.
  • American Drug Free Powerlifting Association (ADFPA) 1989 Miss Georgia Ironman
  • United States Powerlifting Federation (USPF) 1988 Region III Champion

Track and Field[edit]

  • Two-time National champion, #20 weight throw (W35), USA Track & Field (USATF) masters indoor championships, 1997 & 1998.
  • American record holder, #20 weight (W35), 1998.
  • USATF #1 ranking, #20 weight throw (W35), 1997.
  • USATF Masters Three time "All-American" standard of excellence, #20 weight throw (W35), 1996; #35 superweight throw (W35), 1998, #20 weight throw (W45), 2005.


  • 2000 AJA International Women's Jousting Champion.[1]
  • 1999 AJA International Women's Jousting Champion.[2]

Scottish Highland Games[edit]

  • Ambassador Award Oscar Heidenstam Foundation. London: March, 2000.
  • First woman to compete in Scotland in the heavy athletics (turning the caber, stone throw, #28 weight throw, hammer throw), 1994.
  • Citizen Patriot Award 2000 Presented at American Legion Post 269


  1. ^ McDivitt, Lisa, Taste my lance, you varlet! Jousting comes on strong in America, Columbia News Service, archived from the original on 2007-05-15, retrieved 2007-03-15
  2. ^ Roe, Amy (28 December 2000), "Cindini", Brownward-Palm Beach New Times, retrieved 2007-03-15
  • Rodgers, Anne, (16 February 2008), "February's Gutsy Gal is in a class all her own", Palm Beach Post.
  • Bower-Doucette, Amy, ( 28 May 2008 ), "Jousting Teacher a Throwback to another Era" Palm Beach Post.

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