On Tuesday, 53 kilo lifter, Sam Wright hit a personal best in the Power Clean from Above the Knee off of the blocks. Sam made three repetitions at 80 kilos then did a single with 85 kilos. This was the most weight Sam has ever done in this particular exercise. It shows a tremendous amount of Power and Speed. She followed it up with a Personal Best Clean & Jerk on Friday with 81 kilos. With more consistent training and further Strength Training Sam will become the most dominant 53 kilo lifter in the Country.
On Thursday 77 kilo lifter Blake Edwards Snatched 110 and Clean & Jerked 151 kilos for a 261 kilo Total. The 151 Clean & Jerk was a Personal Best. As the Collegiate Bronze Medalist, Blake is pushing hard for the Senior National Weightlifting Championships. His goal is top 5.
On Friday, 62 kilo lifter, Dillon Casillas Snatched 90 kilos and Clean & Jerked 120 kilos for a new Training Total of 210 kilos. The 120 kilo Clean & Jerk was a Personal Record.
94 kilo lifter, Chase Verquer Snatched 120 kilos and Clean & Jerked 153 kilos for a 273 kilo Total. Chase has been very close to the 120 kilo Snatch in the past. We all new he was strong enough to make that lift it was just a matter of technique and time. The Snatch, Clean & Jerk and Total are all Personal Bests for Chase.
Congrats to those lifters! Don’t be satisfied and the podium will be yours.