'I love having a purpose in life': Meet the incredible 10-YEAR-OLD CrossFit athlete who trains for nine hours a day, can weightlift 100LBS - and already has her sights set on the Olympics

‘I love having a purpose in life’: Meet the incredible 10-YEAR-OLD CrossFit athlete who trains for nine hours a day, can weightlift 100LBS – and already has her sights set on the Olympics

Brooklyn Sittner of Billings, Montana, started weight training when she was six years old after falling in love with the sport at her dad’s gym Four years later, she can now weightlift 99lbs, which is more than adults twice her age and the equivalent weight of a teenage boy […] Click here to view original […]

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Canada's Christine Girard confirmed Olympic weightlifting champion by IOC

Canada’s Christine Girard confirmed Olympic weightlifting champion by IOC

Christine Girard of Canada competes during the women’s 63-kg weightlifting competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 31, 2012, in London. Canadian weightlifter Christine Girard can finally call herself an Olympic champion. The International Olympic Committee made it official today, declaring that Girard will be awarded the gold […] Click here to view original […]

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The Life of Aleksandr Kurlovich

The Life of Aleksandr Kurlovich There are some athletes who blaze a magnificent trail during the course of their careers, with highlights of their accomplishments shown for generations to come. Those folks tend to ply their trade in sports that are universally watched and loved, but what about those athletes who accomplish great things in […]

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Are CrossFit athletes those who have failed in their chosen games like basketball and Olympic weight lifting?

Are CrossFit athletes those who have failed in their chosen games like basketball and Olympic weight lifting?

Not necessarily. An elite or highly experienced CrossFit athlete is indeed an exceptional athlete, a competent athlete not necessarily a highly competitive athlete in all the athletic movements. He or she can deadlifts big, squat heavy loads, snatch, clean and jerk massive loads, jump high, climb fast, run quick, […] Click here to view original […]

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India to lose Olympic weightlifting spots in doping clampdown

India to lose Olympic weightlifting spots in doping clampdown

‘This is a monumental step forward for weightlifting and for athletes around the world’ IMAGE: Russia, India among nations to lose Olympic weightlifting spots in doping clampdown Photograph: Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images Five nations, including Russia, whose doping records have risked weightlifting’s place on the Olympic schedule have been […] Click here to view original […]

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'My career is over': Controversial transgender weightlifter says she will NEVER compete again after suffering a gruesome elbow injury at the Commonwealth Games

‘My career is over’: Controversial transgender weightlifter says she will NEVER compete again after suffering a gruesome elbow injury at the Commonwealth Games

Video provided by AAP Controversial transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has revealed a gruesome elbow injury that forced her to withdraw from the Commonwealth Games has also put an end to her career. The New Zealand athlete was injured while competing in the women’s 90kg-plus category at the Carrara Sports […] Click here to view original […]

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