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Eddie Clark
08-18-2009, 01:48 PM
To anyone even remotely contemplating participating in a meet, DO IT!!!!
It was an awesome experience.
I have been working with Coach Mark Cannella and the Columbus Weightlifting Club off and on for a little while now. The Ohio State meet was coming up and everyone kept asking if I was going to do it. I said "no but I will come and watch". The main reason I said no was because I was scared. Finally one day Mark asked if I was going to do it and the word "yes" slipped out.
It was nerve racking for sure. But in the end I tied my PR in the Snatch at 80kg and although it wasn't official, some press out, I finally got 100kg over head!!! I have been working on 100kg overhead ever since I started messing with the O-lifts, seriously, a little over a year ago. Jerks whip my butt.

C&J (WFS)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLeRBz62hLM

Sn (WFS)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsHk3fwkedk

Allen Yeh
08-18-2009, 02:35 PM
Good job, the lifts look nice!

Jamie Jamieson
08-19-2009, 04:01 PM
Solid effort! Your technique looks pretty darn good too. On to 90/115 :-)

Andy Robinson
08-19-2009, 06:25 PM
Yeah, man...nice work...see you when you return...

Eddie Clark
08-21-2009, 02:49 PM
Thanks yall! Yes yes, 90/115!!