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Dr Jonas Westbrook and Dr David Boffa talk about all things Olympic weightlifting: recent competitions, upcoming competitions, great lifters past and present, and—of course—weightlifting shoes.

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Dr Jonas Westbrook and Dr David Boffa talk about all things Olympic weightlifting: recent competitions, upcoming competitions, great lifters past and present, and—of course—weightlifting shoes.

    Breakfast check-in from the AO Finals!

    Breakfast check-in from the AO Finals!

    A little chat over breakfast at the start of the American Open Finals in Salt Lake City. Guests include Nat Arem of hookgrip, Jen Marchese of One Kilo, and Ethan “Big Dog” Sigmon. Enjoy!

    Field report! Greg drives to Switzerland

    Field report! Greg drives to Switzerland

    Gregor, Nat, and Dr Boffa check in while Gregor makes the drive from Berlin to Tramelan, Switzerland, for the 49th “Challenge 210” competition—a Bronze level Olympic qualifier that will feature many (most?) athletes from China’s A squad (seriously). Random musings, conversations about Gregor’s rental car, and road noise ensue. Enjoy!

    2019 Worlds post-event report TWO from Bangkok!

    2019 Worlds post-event report TWO from Bangkok!

    Even MORE ramblings from Bangkok! Some thoughts on the competition and who may end up in Tokyo 2020, among other topics. Recorded in a less-than-ideal restaurant setting, so audio is a little bit dicey at times, but (with any luck) the solid gold content still comes through. Enjoy!

    2019 Worlds POST-event report from Bangkok!

    2019 Worlds POST-event report from Bangkok!

    Just a little breakfast café chat post-2019 Worlds from Bangkok. Includes Nat Arem, Dr Boffa, Steve Galvan, and Gregor Winter. Enjoy!

    2019 Worlds Field Report #6!

    2019 Worlds Field Report #6!

    A few of us (finally) left the compound hotel grounds for some food after the women’s 81A and men’s 102A. Banter ensued, as well as a surprise visit by an Olympic Champion. Enjoy!

    2019 Worlds Field Report #5!

    2019 Worlds Field Report #5!

    Some late-night ramblings following a couple of *amazing* days of lifting. We try to cover everything: Shi Zhiyong and the men’s 73s, Kuo Hsing-chun and the women’s 59s, Deng Wei and the Tomanator in the 64s, and of course Lu Xiaojun and the 81s. Enjoy!

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