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Olympic Weightlifting Meet Recap

13
Aug

Olympic Weightlifting Meet Recap

“Kelly”

Five rounds for time of:
Run 400 meters
30 Box jump, 24 inch box
30 Wall ball shots, 20 pound ball

CrossFit Roots will host a USAW sanctioned meet on November 21st.

CrossFit Roots will host a USAW sanctioned meet on November 21st.

Olympic Weightlifting Recap

Once again, the Roots Summer Olympic Weightlifting Meet drew a talented group of lifters from the Denver area. Fifty athletes competed on the platforms including seasoned veterans and first time competitors. 

With so much great momentum from this annual series, we are very pleased to announce that the next Oly Meet will be USAW sanctioned and held on November 21st. A huge congratulations to Ryan for his work over the past few years building the Roots meet series and for taking this big jump!
 
Meet Recap

Roots athletes made a great showing during the meet.
Here are the results in Kilograms:

Alicia Benjamin – 43kg. snatch/59kg. clean and jerk (43/59) – her first meet!

Arlene Brugal – 55/65 while battling a wonky wrist 

Courtney Prentice – 52/61
Sam Gaard – 84/100

Josh Miers – 70/102

Bethany Strothman – 47/66

Luke Ursell – 78/99

Megan Isherwood – 59/75 and took third place!

Adam Urness – 68/98

Pam Walter – 38/58

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Fate Brewing Company was on hand with delicious food and drink. The Cup Coffee was in the house with their special meet coffee which definitely added several Kilos to lots of lifts!

Other prize sponsors include Suerte Tequila, who donated their awesome tequila, SFH who added protein and fish oil, Life Of Riley Foods who donated almond and cashew butters and Third Street Chai who gave cold iced tea out throughout the day. Thanks to all of you!

The next cycle of Oly Club starts on Mon. August 24th. More information and signup here. Email [email protected] if you are interested!