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5 ways to “remain a student” in 2016

My main goal for 2015 was to qualify for and compete at the IUKL World Championships in Dublin, Ireland. In the last week of November, I found myself up on the platform next to two of the top female lifters in Kettlebell Sport, lifting a 24kg kettlebell – exactly where I wanted to be. While my performance fell short of my expectations – 87 repetitions instead of the 95+ I was hoping for – I’m grateful for the experience and excited to improve for my next competition.

In my opinion, the best coach/teacher always remains a student. Continue reading

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Highlights of the 2015 Kettlebell Sport World Championships

Highlights from the 2015 Kettlebell Sport World Championships (and my travel so far):

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Lifting on the platform next to top female Kettlebell Sport athletes Ksenia Dedukhina and Tatyana Potemkina. I did 87 repetitions and placed 4th out of 7 in the 63kg weight class.  Continue reading

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Team USA members Britt & Kristen Snatch 16kg

Check out the video below to see me and Kristen hitting some speedwork (21-25rpm) with the 16kg last Friday! Kristen had a 6 minute set, and I went 10 minutes. We have both been focusing on technique work with 8-12kg bells up to this point. Continue reading

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Kristen and Britt qualify for the World Championships

This past weekend, I traveled to Chicago to compete at the American Kettlebell Alliance National Championships – the qualifying meet to compete at the Kettlebell Sport World Championship.

Both Kristen and I qualified for the World Championships in Dublin, Ireland! Continue reading

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