Episode 10! 2015 IWF World Championships preview

Join us for a preview of the 2015 IWF World Championships! We talk about the official start list, changes to USAW’s lineup, and make wild predictions for several weight classes. Plus: the long-awaited answer to the quiz question and announcement of the winner. Enjoy!

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Episode 9! With special guest Caine Wilkes

Caine Wilkes—one of only a few American lifters to snatch over 400 pounds and clean and jerk over 500 pounds—joins us to talk about his history, his career thus far, and his plans for the future. In just a few short weeks Caine will be representing the US at the 2015 World Championships in Houston, Texas. It will be his third appearance at the World Championships (after 2013 and 2014).

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Episode 8! With special guest Sean Waxman

Sean Waxman of Waxman’s Gym joins us to talk about the current mess regarding USAW athlete selection for the 2015 World Championships in Houston. Other topics include Mr Waxman’s history in the sport, his advice for others looking to start weightlifting-only gyms, and the entries for the World Championships. Enjoy!

Show notes:

  • Waxman’s letter to USAW regarding his athlete Caitlin Hogan
  • USAW BOD meeting minutes (the meeting in question is 10-18-15)
  • IWF announcement of final entries for Houston WWC (with link to PDF of entries)
  • All Things Gym page dedicated to the 2015 WWC (includes Russian team announcement)
  • Liao Hui telling the camera “It was too heavy, Xiao Jun,” after attempting a 211-kilo clean and jerk at the 2015 Grand Prix in China

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