Interview With Mark Haydock, Multiple IAWA World Champion

Interview With Mark Haydock, Multiple IAWA World Champion

IntroductionOn 6th August 2017 Mark attended an event at Potarch, Aberdeenshire - aptly named “The Gathering” - to lift the famous Dinnie Stones and I thought this was a great opportunity to sit down with him to talk about when he...
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The First Youth Olympic Weightlifting Club In Ireland

The First Youth Olympic Weightlifting Club In Ireland

Read Gerry's inspirational story below of how he started the first Olympic Youth Lifting Club in Ireland. It's an incredible tale from Bodybuilding in the 1980s, moving to Olympic Lifting and then to setting up the club in the 2007.From...
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Stockport Spartans Weightlifting Club

Stockport Spartans Weightlifting Club

In our latest feature, we have had the pleasure of speaking with Sean McLoughlin of Stockport Spartans Weightlifting Club to find out more about their Olympic Lifting club. So without further a do...Welcome to Stockport Spartans Weightlifting Club! Here a...
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Featherstone Weightlifting Club

Featherstone Weightlifting Club

The Formation of Featherstone Weightlifting ClubFeatherstone Weightlifting Club (Featherstone WLC) formed in 1958 by founder member Allan Whitworth. In 1959 they amalgamated with Parkside WLC in Pontefract, which was f...
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Interview With Alex Collier

Interview With Alex Collier

Alex Collier has been Weightlifting for over 10 years, his best Snatch is 140kg and best Clean & Jerk is 175kg in the 85kg body-weight class. Alex is a 7 times British Champion, European, World and Commonwealth competitor. He has...
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Interview With Owen ‘Ivor’ Boxall

Interview With Owen ‘Ivor’ Boxall

If you weren't there, you must have at least seen the video's from the colossal battle between Sonny Webster and Owen 'Ivor' Boxall last summer at the British Championships. We've been lucky enough to get an interview with Owen as...
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Throwdown Calendar

Throwdown Calendar

We've been speaking with the number one place in the UK for all CrossFit competition information, Throwdown Calendar. Steve & Lucy have been kind enough to give us an insight into what it is and why they started it. So first...
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IWRP – International Weightlifting Results Project

IWRP – International Weightlifting Results Project

The International Weightlifting Results Project (IWRP) is a very large database of competitions and individual performances from all over the world. We've been speaking with Slawo (Slawomir Judek)​ the founder and creator of IWRP to get the low dow...
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Interview With Andy Callard

Interview With Andy Callard

Andy Callard With Zoe Smith Andy started his lifting career at the age of 15 and competed on an international platform a year later in the World Junior Championships. He took his first international medal, a Bronze at the 1990...
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Interview With Rio 2016 Olympian: Rebekah Tiler

Interview With Rio 2016 Olympian: Rebekah Tiler

Lifting Times was lucky enough to have an interview with Rio Olympian, Rebekah Tiler just before she went off to compete at the summer games. The interview originally appeared in our digital magazine and now we want to share it far...
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