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If Andrew Gomez-Rivera was going to win the state weightlifting championship at 154-pounds, he needed to exceed his career best in the clean and jerk. Down to his third and final attempt, the senior from Pine Crest lifted a career best 305 pounds to...
Tags: Kissimmee, Weightlifting
Staff reportsIf Andrew Gomez-Rivera was going to win the state weightlifting championship at 154 pounds, he needed to top his career best in the clean and jerk. Down to his third and final attempt, the senior from Pine Crest lifted a career-best 305 pounds to win the...
Top performances by weight class for 2013 season: (*denotes state qualifiers) 119 415 Eric Long, Hagerty* (third in 2A) 410 Devin Weaver, New Smyrna Beach* (tied for eighth in 2A) 390 Michael Cortez, Harmony* (tenth in 2A) 380 Brandon Pendle,...
No, but UCI must go Philip Hersh Chicago Tribune Cycling gets to stay in the Olympics on one condition: the International Cycling Union leaders who turned a blind eye to doping (best case) or enabled it (more likely) must go. Ex-UCI President Hein...
Banned cyclist Lance Armstrong, a bronze medalist in the 2000 Games, is said to have admitted doping to Oprah Winfrey in an interview that will air later this week. Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss whether the International Olympic Committee...
The high school girls weightlifting season is heading into its championship portion of the season with the Five Star Conference Meet being held Wednesday, the Seminole Athletic Conference meet on Jan. 10 and the Super Metro Conference meet on Jan. 16....
Tags: Joe Williams, Weightlifting, Poinciana
Charles Jock, a recent UC Irvine graduate, finished eighth in the eight-man field of the 800 meters at the U.S. Track and Field Olympic Trials at the University of Oregon on Monday and did not qualify for the team that will compete in London. Jock, a...
It is said that when it comes to exercise, you get out what you put in. And for some women in Howard County, 20 minutes on the treadmill simply doesn’t produce satisfactory returns. For these women, a workout means attacking a giant tire with a...
Central Florida Varsity the Blog - Orlando SentinelTimber Creek's Victoria Gillooly was easy to overlook coming into Saturday's FHSAA girls weightlifting meet at the Kissimmee Civic Center, but by the time she was finished competing, she was not being overlooked any longer. Gillooly set a state record...
Sam Jansen Seminole Ridge senior Weight class: Heavyweight Statistics: 760-pound total lift (420-pound bench, 340 clean and jerk) Season highlights: Jansen's total weight lifted tied Columbia's Timmy Jernigan for the state Class 2A title, however,...
Central Florida Varsity the Blog - Orlando SentinelFour former lifters from Port Orange Spruce Creek competed this past weekend at the American Open Weightlifting Championships in Cincinatti. Samantha Turnbull, Sara Cowles, Mahassen Paiva and David Wolfe all competed with the best in the country during...
Special to Tribune NewspapersCrossFit may be the latest thing in fitness, but it's also a throwback to an era of medicine balls, calisthenics and free weights. Maybe that's why CrossFit gyms throughout the country count among their aficionados a growing number of older athletes...
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