Here are 19 year old Neisi (75kg) and 16 year old Angie Dajomes with some Back Squats in the 2017 Junior Worlds Training Hall. Neisi worked up to easy 170kg doubles. Angie did 140kg triples. With my rudimentary español (aka lots of gesturing) I was able to find out that Neisi’s best squat is currently […]
From the 2017 Junior Worlds … 19 year old Lin Zhixiang (62kg, China) snatching 130kg and clean and jerking 160kg (his opener) to take home three gold medals. He won youth worlds in 2015 as a 56kg. 130kg Snatch 160kg Clean & Squat Jerk More: Team China training at Youth Worlds 2015 Team China training […]
Hookgrip sat down with Ilya Ilyin to talk about his competition and training numbers throughout his life. first stepped foot into a gym at 6 started more serious training at age 8 bodyweight at age 10/11, 44kg, 42kg snatch 60kg clean & jerk age 13, 69kg, 105kg snatch , 142kg clean and jerk age 14/15, […]
Glad this clip is finally public! Ilya Ilyin Clean & Squat Jerking 245kg! I remember seeing for the first time a year and a half ago and it absolutely blew my mind! If I remember correctly (there exist more clips from that session) Ilya attempted 235kg before that and missed it. But being Ilya he […]
From the 2017 Junior Worlds Training Hall … This was 20 year old Simon Martirosyan’s (~113kg) heavier training day before competing. Unfortunately I missed most of his snatch session. He was just about to snatch 180kg when I walked into the training hall. 180kg by the way was the heaviest training hall snatch of that […]
Meanwhile in ATG shirt news… Big ATG shirt restock this week! All existing ATG shirts, raglans and crops are available again. In addition to that there are also a couple of new additions to the store: ATG Pocket Logo Edition Cardinal & Black ATG Crop Top Pink ATG Flags Measures 5’x3′ (or 152cm x 91.5cm). […]
From the 2017 Junior Worlds … Here is 19 year old Zhou Xiaojing (63kg, China) snatching 106kg to take home the snatch gold medal. This was quite an exciting battle with Huang Ting, who ended up winning. More: Watch her Heavy Training Session with Huang Ting.
Quick clip today. 20 year old Boady Santavy (94kg, Canada) works up to his openers (155kg Snatch, 190kg Clean & Jerk) in the 2017 junior worlds training hall.
Meanwhile in Colombia … 18 year old Yeison Lopez (77kg) snatched 165kg in training! This was filmed after junior worlds 2017 where he snatched 161kg. More: Yeison’s Heavy Training before Junior Worlds 2016.