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Old 03-18-2009, 10:25 PM   #1
Jason Lopez-Ota
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Great Grandmother Powerlifter

http://cosmos.bcst.yahoo.com/up/play...hp?cl=12558250 wfs
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Old 03-19-2009, 04:01 AM   #2
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Re: Great Grandmother Powerlifter

That's awesome.
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Old 03-19-2009, 07:59 AM   #3
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Re: Great Grandmother Powerlifter

Fantastic! What an inspiration!
Thanks for posting that great video!
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Old 03-19-2009, 12:39 PM   #4
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Re: Great Grandmother Powerlifter

I just wish they would have showed her squatting and deadlifting. Of course the one lift the media focused on was bench.... oh well very inspiring either way
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Old 03-19-2009, 12:52 PM   #5
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Re: Great Grandmother Powerlifter

They showed her deadlifting 235 around 2:15.

A couple more cool links about her [wfs]:
http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm...ndid=136765626
http://www.heraldnet.com/article/200...029896/0/RSS02
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Old 03-19-2009, 01:33 PM   #6
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Re: Great Grandmother Powerlifter

Now that is COOL! We need more news like that...
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Old 03-25-2009, 09:17 PM   #7
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Re: Great Grandmother Powerlifter

Amazing vid, thanks!
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Old 03-26-2009, 01:17 AM   #8
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Re: Great Grandmother Powerlifter

Man, that actually emotionally affected me. That's tremendously inspiring.
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