We wanted to congratulate our Master’s Lifters whom competed over the past weekend at the Master’s National Weightlifting Championships in Shreveport, LA. They have all put in a lot of work and made many sacrifices this year.
In the 40-44 Age Division 62 kilo Class, Fred Martinez placed 3rd. Fred is coming back from a Knee Injury and has shown great improvement. Once he is back to 100% he will be able to contend for Gold once again. Fred lives in Anthem, Arizona and travels over an hour to train with Coach Joe Micela twice a week in his Mesa Facility.
Also in the same Age Division but in the 69 kilo class Joel Barnett went 6 for 6 with two competition Personal Records. The PRs came in the Clean & Jerk with 86 kilos and the Total with 160 kilos. Joel lives in Flagstaff, Arizona which is two and half hours away from Performance One. He comes down once a week to train with Coach Joe Micela.
Lastly, the Veteran of the Group, David Meltzer won the 105 kilo weight class and won best lifter for his Age Division 60-64 year olds.