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Dan MacDougald
03-30-2007, 02:29 PM
This is a boy at CrossFit Atlanta, Vasiliy Buharin, wt 68kg, snatching 70 kg on his 3rd attempt. Failed on 1st two attempts.

Paul Findley
03-30-2007, 03:13 PM
It would be interesting to see his form with a lighter weight for comparison.

Dan MacDougald
03-30-2007, 04:20 PM
Yes, I probably should have taken videos with lighter weights, but he was power snatching 60kg before going to 70kg (his PR), and I didn't think there was much to learn from that.

When he missed #2, I told him he had it plenty high enough, he just needed to get under it, which he did on #3.

He has only been playing around with O lifts for about 6 months. He's a gymnast.

Lincoln Brigham
04-01-2007, 06:23 PM
Good effort. He keeps the bar close and gets a good double knee bend. But he basically muscled it up - hips rising much too fast and high on the start, back was rounded, early arm bend, squat was wide instead of deep.
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