Here is a documentary that could use a translation / summary. It’s about Angel Genchev, who clean and jerked 202.5kg at 67.5kg bodyweight at the 1988 Olympics. It seems to be of the “where are they now” kind. Maybe there are some Bulgarian speakers who can give this a listen. Update 14.01.2017: Translation completed thanks to Vlad! Trailer […]
Here is part 4 of the DIMAS Series by The Two Doctors! This segment centers around one common, yet very important aspect in any athlete’s life: Luck! More Parts in the Series: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Dr. Boffa’s write up of how it came to be.
After Part 2 – The Right System at the Right Time, here is Part 3 of The Two Doctors’ portrait of Pyrros Dimas. In part three Dimas talks about the training environment and how lucky he was to have had great training partners like Leonidas Sabanis, Valerios Leonidas, Viktor Mitrou, Leonidas Kokas and of course Kakhi […]
Here is Part 2 of the Two Doctors’ Documentary about Pyrros Dimas. This one is all about training! The title – “The Right System at the Right Time” sums it up nicely. Pyrros talks about his beginnings in Albania, where he built his base using a Russian style programming. That means using a wider range […]
Remember when the 2 Doctors were on location in Greece? Well, after endless hours of work and countless revisions, here is part one of their documentary series / interview series about Pyrros Dimas! Update: Here is Part 2 about his training. Update: Here is Part 3. Updated: Here is Part 4. Enjoy projects like these? Support […]
My friend Timour Belatbi (who helped me a lot when I visited Egypt) just put out this gem of a short documentary about Mohamed Ehab. Up Lift Yourself Want to learn more about Mohamed? Check out his Interview on ATG.
A German TV documentary “Geheimsache Doping” by ARD about the the systematic doping in Russia is making its rounds through the internet. The Guardian wrote a piece about it here, the BBC here and WADA also released a statement. TL;DW: The documentary uncovers nationwide systematic doping. It involves names that are pretty high up the food chain, […]
It’s finally here: Lift the World by the International Weightlifting Federation. It’s meant to introduce weightlifting to a general audience, which means that you won’t see the craziest training lifts or the latest discussions about training programs. No, it’s about the people and the passion behind the world’s best sport. I think you’ll agree that […]
Documentary Time! Today you get another Weightlifting History Lesson which is brought to you by ATG reader Sergiy Turchyn (who already provided the Rudolf Plukfelder Documentary Translation). This one is about Yury Vlasov. Who is Yury Vlasov, you ask? That’s the reason I am posting this here. To make you aware of the calibre of lifters that existed before […]