Feature Athlete: Coby Rhodes

At age 15, Coby Rhodes of Deland, Florida, is a three-time national weightlifting champion and recently qualified to represent the United States at the International Weightlifting Federation’s Youth World Championship in March 2019.  Coby (61 kg) is dedicated to learning all elements of weightlifting and is on track to achieve great things within the sport. [...]

By |2018-11-13T06:03:46+00:00November 13th, 2018|Athlete Resources, Featured Athlete, Interviews|

Feature Athlete: Caden Cahoy

Caden Cahoy is our latest featured athlete!  Caden is a 14-year old weightlifter from Jacksonville, Florida who currently competes in the 49-kg weight class.   Caden won the championship title in the 44-kg weight class (14-15 age group) at USA Weightlifting's 2018 Youth Nationals in Grand Rapids, Michigan in June 2018 and was recently invited [...]

By |2018-10-05T05:55:57+00:00October 5th, 2018|Featured Athlete, Interviews|

Feature Athlete: Seth Tom

Seth Tom is our latest featured athlete!  Seth is a 16-year old weightlifter from San Francisco, California who currently competes in the 55 and 61 kg weight classes.   Seth won the championship title in the 56-kg weight class (16-17 age group) at USA Weightlifting's 2018 Youth Nationals in Grand Rapids, Michigan in June 2018. [...]

By |2018-08-25T09:53:32+00:00August 25th, 2018|Featured Athlete, Interviews|

Feature Athlete: Destiny Snider

Destiny Snider is our latest featured athlete!  Destiny is a 14-year old weightlifter from St. Louis, Missouri who currently competes in the 44 kg weight class.   Destiny won the championship title in the 44-kg weight class (14-15 age group) at USA Weightlifting's 2018 Youth Nationals in Grand Rapids, Michigan in June 2018. When did [...]

By |2018-07-16T02:29:14+00:00March 12th, 2018|Athlete Resources, Featured Athlete, Interviews|

Carlos Millen – January 2018 Featured Athlete

Carlos Millen Jr., our latest featured athlete.  Carlos is a 17 year old weightlifter from Hardeeville, South Carolina and is currently competing in the 62kg weight class.  Carlos trains at Performance Initiative in Savannah, Georgia with Coach Kerri Goodrich. When did you get started in this sport? I started lifting weights about 2 ½  years [...]

By |2018-01-19T16:22:16+00:00January 19th, 2018|Featured Athlete, Interviews|

Hampton Morris – November 2017 Featured Athlete

Meet Hampton Morris -- our featured athlete for the month of November.  Hampton is a 13 year old youth weightlifter from Marietta, Georgia and is currently competing in the 50kg weight class. When did you get started in this sport? My first meet was on July 9th, 2016. What (or who) got you started? My [...]

By |2017-11-08T09:17:16+00:00November 8th, 2017|Featured Athlete, Interviews|

Antwan Kilbert – October 2017 Featured Athlete

It is with great pleasure that we introduce you to our featured athlete for the month of October: Antwan Kilbert.  Antwan is an amazing athlete and inspiration to young weightlifters in the US and abroad.  His character, as well as his strength, is admirable (and something worth paying attention to!). When did you get started [...]

By |2017-10-13T16:59:04+00:00October 13th, 2017|Featured Athlete, Interviews|

Elle Hatamiya – September 2017 Featured Athlete

Please let us introduce you to our featured athlete for the month of September: Elle Hatamiya.  Besides being an Instagram sensation, Elle is an amazing athlete (in weightlifting as well as dojo and gymnastics).  Elle is currently 12 years old and competes in the 35kg class. Where is home?  Albany, California When did you get started in this [...]

By |2017-09-01T15:16:19+00:00September 1st, 2017|Featured Athlete, Interviews|

Kuinini Manumua – August 2017 Featured Athlete

Please let us introduce you to our featured athlete for August: Kuinini Manumua.  We are so excited to feature Kuinini who, btw, secured a bronze medal at the Youth World Weightlifting Championship earlier this year! Where is home? This question is very vague in a way but I live in San Francisco,California where my home [...]

By |2017-08-04T15:25:42+00:00August 4th, 2017|Featured Athlete|

Kyle Martin, Jr. – July 2017 Featured Athlete

Please let us introduce you to our July 2017 featured athlete: Kyle Martin, Jr.  Kyle is ten years old youth weightlifter competing in the 44 kg weight class and is from Oley, PA. When did you get started in this sport? At age 8 What (or who) got you started? I would go to the [...]

By |2017-07-02T20:55:20+00:00July 2nd, 2017|Featured Athlete, Interviews|