Marhaba and Hello from Kazakhstan!

World’s is here and it still seems like a dream. Even after we sent in the entry forms, bought our plane tickets, and the start list was released, it still didn’t feel totally real to me. Well, it is real and it’s happening now. Upon landing in Kazakhstan we saw a big sign welcoming athletes to […]

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2014 Volusia American Open Qualifier Results

I competed this weekend in what was a mock meet for myself and it was a success, to say the least. I got multiple PRs and raised some money to help fund our trip to the World Championships. On Snatch: I tied my personal meet record on my first attempt, missed my second attempt at […]

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New Florida State 63kg Clean and Jerk Record

Hala’s successful third attempt at the USA Senior National Championship not only secured her silver in the clean and jerk, it also broke the 63kg women’s Florida State Senior clean record by three kilograms! Congratulations Hala! And a special thanks to our friends at Hookgrip for taking such great photos. Peace, مع السلام -Ryan

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2014 USAW Senior National Championships Results

Leading up to the National Championships, I was anxious to see the result of the hard work we had been putting in. Overall I had a pretty good meet and I walk away using it as a learning experience for future large competitions. I had a four for six performance and finished seventh in snatch. […]

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Call it a comeback!

Yesterday I competed in my first meet since July of 2013. I started a new training program with my new coach just two months ago, and was excited to put it to use. I ended up getting four out of six lifts, and finished with new personal records all around. I out lifted my best […]

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