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America’s Top Kettlebell Sport Lifters

All American Master of Sport lifters to date, 10 minute events only. For corrections and updates, please email info@kbfitbritt.com.


Aaron Guyett
Master of Sport 32kg Long Cycle (Ketacademy) – 2015
Master of Sport 32kg Biathlon (Ketacademy) – 2016

Ada Wong
Master of Sport 20kg OALC (IKFF) – 2014

Ashley Hughes
Master of Sport 16kg Biathlon (WKC) – 2007

Avery Wittkamp
Master of Sport 20 kg Snatch (IKFF) – 2015
Master of Sport International Level 16kg Snatch (IGSF) – 2014

Bill Esch
Master of Sport International Class 32kg Long Cycle (Ketacademy) – 2014
Master of Sport 32kg Long Cycle (AKA) – 2015

Bonnie Mullaney 
Master of Sport 20kg OALC (WKC) – 2009

Brittany van Schravendijk
Master of Sport 24kg OALC (AKA) – 2014
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Master of Sport after 11 failed attempts: Marty Farrell

Hi everyone! This interview with Marty Farrell, the first American male Master of Sport,  is the third in a series of posts about U.S. Kettlebell Sport history. While many of us are only a few years or just a few weeks/months into lifting kettlebells, there is a small group of American lifters that were competing back in the early 2000’s who were the real trailblazers of the sport. 

These posts are meant to educate and inform about the roots of Girevoy Sport in America. 

Shoutout to John Wild Buckley for sparking the idea!


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Interview with the First American Master of Sport in Long Cycle

Hi everyone! This interview with Scott Helsley, the first American Master of Sport in Long Cycle,  is the first in a series of posts about U.S. Kettlebell Sport history. While many of us are only a few years or just a few weeks/months into lifting kettlebells, there is a small group of American lifters that were competing back in the early 2000’s who were the real trailblazers of the sport. 

These posts are meant to educate and inform about the roots of Girevoy Sport in America. 

Shoutout to John Wild Buckley for sparking the idea! 


 

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Secrets to success of AKA’s newest Master of Sport

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Lauren with her coach Eric Reyelt.

What is your athletic background?
I played a few sports in high school, nothing intensely, and then after college, I joined a gym to take group fitness classes, which led to strength and conditioning workouts, which led to Kettlebell Sport.

What do you do for a living?
I work at QKettlebell Strength and Conditioning, teaching group classes, and at my husband’s Maximized Living office, Invictus Family Chiropractic.

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USA Nationals – Here I Come

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I just registered for the USA Nationals in Chicago – it’s time for me to step up and earn my ticket to Dublin. I know I will have some tough competition, but I’m glad – it means I will need to push myself to my limits in training for a chance to win gold in August! Continue reading

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Canada’s Self-Trained Master of Sport

As a mostly self-trained and coached athlete, Canadian Master of Sport Kathryn Golbeck has gone through numerous progressions and regressions in training during her kettlebell journey. Read the following interview to discover the lessons she learned and how you can apply them to your own practice!

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1.     What is your athletic background? 

My athletic background includes cross-country skiing, rock climbing, hiking, running, road bike riding…anything that gets me outside and active. I have always used weight training to supplement my other sports. I have done marathons and shorter distance races and triathlons, as well as cross-country ski races. Currently, my competitive focus is on Kettlebell Sport and other sports are supplementary. This winter I have also skied a lot, which definitely helps my conditioning for kettlebells.

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