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When the bar comes off your chest... don't stop [Weightlifting thread]
Share with us, SE - your successes, failures, struggles and triumphs battling against (or occasionally alongside) the Iron.
I'm going to kick things off with a discussion about this man, Jacko Gill:
He's being touted as the next big thing in men's shotput. Yesterday, at 16 years old, he threw the qualifying distance for the Olympics next year. He holds basically every youth record he can and is Under 18 and Under 20 world champion. He is the youngest and lightest person ever to throw the senior shot over 20 meters.
Anyway, he is stong as fuck. How strong? Well, here's a 192.5kg raw bench (sans spotter and a close grip?):
And a training montage for your general consumption: