Keep Pulling hosts talk Olympic Weightlifting pop culture, share their experiences with USA Weightlifting, and #GetTechnical with the Snatch and Clean & Jerk!
Episode 12: Kilos Against Cancer
Keep Pulling chats with Adler Edwards, the creator of Kilos Against Cancer! Kilos Against Cancer is an organization that is dedicated to raising both awareness and donations to the American Cancer Society through the sport of Olympic Weightlifting. Learn more about the inaugural KAC event at the Tampa Bay Area […]
Episode 11: A Series of Fortunate Events
Hosts Patrick Costello and Andy Blaida revitalize the Podcast by recapping the events of 2020 and sharing Keep Pulling’s plans for 2021! Learn more about the Keep Pulling Grand Prix Series that ties our three events together (Spring, Summer, Fall) with a fourth and final event, the Grand Prix Finals […]
Episode 10: Creating the Concept of Community
Host Patrick Costello is joined by special guest co-host Elizabeth Klauka to discuss the concept of #community in the Weightlifting world. We’ll define community, ways to build and engage it, and then take a bonus trip down memory lane with our previous 11 competitions and other community events! Make sure […]
Episode 9: It’s Not Arnold, It’s Mark Cannella!
Hosts Andy and Patrick sit down with Mark Cannella from Columbus Weightlifting! Mark is the creator and Meet Director for the Arnold Weightlifting Championships since its inaugural year in 2003, is a Senior International Coach with USA Weightlifting, has coached multiple world teams, and won numerous coaching awards during his […]
Episode 8: “Which one is Pedro?” with Pedro Meloni
Hosts Andy and Patrick interview Pedro Meloni, the Director of Events and Sponsorships for USA Weightlifting! Learn about his role at USA Weightlifting, dive into the planning process of national and international competitions, and figure out “which one is Pedro”! Live video version of this episode is available on our […]
Episode 7: Postponed (COVID-19)
Hosts Andy and Patrick talk through the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) worldwide crisis and how it is affecting USA Weightlifting, clubs and gyms, and small businesses in their community. We also recap the AO Series 1 at the Arnold Classic in Columbus, OH and streamed the podcast LIVE on our Discord […]
Best out there!!
Pat and Andy keep it up! Good stuff!