Meanwhile in Germany … Yesterday I drove down to Plauen to meet Rebeka Koha and Ritvars Suharevs for their first German bundesliga weightlifting competition. If you have never met them, let me tell you they are both very friendly and easy to talk to, which makes filming them super easy. Same goes for their coach Eduards Andruskevics. […]
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Meanwhile in Colombia … 18 year old Yeison Lopez does some hurdle jumps into low earth orbit. More: Yeison’s World Records (160kg Snatch, 191kg Clean & Jerk) Jumps on ATG Jump 🥇 🏆🤙🏾 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ @atginsta @fuerzaaplicada @floelite @fusiontrained @super_athletes #Lifter #Olympic #Weightlifter #weightlifting #crossfit #goals #strong #buldogsport #recovery #tokio2020 #fuerzaaplicada #levantandosueños #fusiontrained #fuerza #entrenamientos #fitness […]
22 year old Lasha Talakhadze wins Gold in Rio! 215kg Snatch + 258kg Clean and Jerk for a New World Record Total of 473kg! And all this despite of the Iranian crowd that kept booing after Behdad Salimi bombed. Lasha handled that like a boss. Update 20.01.2017: Lasha’s 205, 210, 215kg Snatches in side by side slowmo […]
From the 2015 Worlds Training Hall … Then 17 year old Sara Ahmed (69kg) working up to 110kg Power Clean & Jerks. In Rio she went 112kg + 143kg for bronze! More: Sara Squatting 200kg!
Meanwhile in Ireland … After a couple of sets of 280kg Pause Squats, Clarence Kennedy Pause Benched 200kg! If you can bench it, you can snatch it. – Chinese proverb. More: Clarence Pause Squatting 300kg! Update: Another edit from that session.
From the 2015 Worlds … Lu Xiaojun bombing out with 201kg Squat Jerks. Usually I wouldn’t make a bomb out video for most other lifters, but Lu is an exception. Even just his Cleans are beautiful to watch. This has to be the perfect receiving position. Plus, it’s interesting to see how he failed each attempt. […]
Meanwhile in Rio … That has to be one of the craziest weightlifting sessions ever, with this being one of the best lifts ever! 31 year old Lu Xiaojun snatches 177kg at 77kg! 100kg Over bodyweight! Update 16.01.2017: 170, 175, 177kg Snatch Comparison!
In 2014 Larry (from Larry’s Chinese Weightlifting Experience) filmed a training session of now Olympic champion Long Qingquan (56kg). He is working up to what looks like 130kg in the snatch and 165kg in the Clean & Jerk. More: Watch Long go 137+170 in Rio. He also uploaded Liu Hao (94kg) squatting 280kg x5.
Meanwhile in China … Time for the winter training camp update of the Chinese men’s team. They are training in the Wuzhishan camp in the Hainan province. Yu Jie along with his boys Lu Xiaojun, Liao Hui, Tian Tao and co. are preparing for the Chinese nationals games. Update: Lu Xiaojun Video, needs translation translation […]