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Old 08-14-2007, 09:26 PM   #1
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Default Lifting in the Woods...

Had a chance to train in scenic upstate NY this past weekend. My coach rented a cabin by the lake for the week and one of the guys built a platform in our picnic area.

Coming from a city that has virtually no gyms left to train O-lifts -- let alone space to train outdoors -- it was a real blast and I couldn't ask for anything more...lots of meat, beer, tasteless jokes, swimming, and nice snatches.

Here are some photos.

Some notables: my teammate John setting a C&J "PR on the mountain" (not shown, but I got his 100kg attempt), LBH lifter Eric Briglia (62kg schoolage natl. champ), and special guest Pete Madow, who close-grip power snatched 100kg for a triple

What's my point? Nothing really...I'm still stuck at the office and needed a distraction.
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Old 08-14-2007, 09:35 PM   #2
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That sounds... awesome.
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Old 08-14-2007, 10:10 PM   #3
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Don't know what's weirder; the fact that you guys did that or that I'm envious...
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Old 08-14-2007, 10:25 PM   #4
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NICE!! I'm jealous.
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Old 08-15-2007, 06:29 AM   #5
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So if a PR record falls in the woods......and I am sure you know what punch line comes next.....
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Old 08-15-2007, 04:53 PM   #6
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Dude...next time you offer one of those i'm there!
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Old 08-15-2007, 07:45 PM   #7
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Dude...next time you offer one of those i'm there!
I am with Robb that looked incredible. BTW I knew that Rolling Rock was a weightlifting supplement.
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Old 08-17-2007, 01:47 PM   #8
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That looks awesome! What a great idea!
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Old 08-17-2007, 05:01 PM   #9
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Man, post some pics of shirtless weightlifters everybody gets excited. Time for the team Lost Battalion promotional beefcake calendar.
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Old 08-19-2007, 04:23 PM   #10
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that's awesome, yoon...training outside is the best.
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