Ventura County weightlifter knows the color of gold

POUND FOR POUND—Weightlifter Josue Cano, 35, lifts a barbell during one of his workouts. Cano brought home a gold medal in his weight class from a state competition held in San Diego last month.
Josue Cano wraps his chalkcovered hands around the barbell. His palms grind into the steel like he’s revving a motorcycle. His eyes focus straight down.
His head snaps up and his eyes shoot forward. In an instant, Cano lifts the almost 200-pound barbell above his head. He drops his hips back ...

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