Our Keep Pulling Athlete Spotlight is on Benjy! He is part of our club Tern Weightlifting in Westchase!
21, and whatever weight my coaches put me at.
I wrestled through middle school and high school, I played football for two years and started Weightlifting for the first time my senior year.
☑Fun fact about yourself?
I am pretty good at WWE 2k games lol.
☑How/when did you find Weightlifting?
I got fully exposed to it my senior year of high school since it was a sport at my school. I got convinced to do it by a couple of coaches.
☑What is the hardest part about training?
I’ll say the hardest part is trying not to beat myself up whenever I make mistakes.
☑What is your favorite part about training?
Seeing myself and everyone around me getting better is awesome.
☑What do you do to stay focused?
Setting goals for myself and asking my coaches how I can get better.
☑Any advice for new Weightlifters?
Mobility is very important.
☑Who is your favorite Weightlifter?
CJ Cummings is a beast!
☑Have you ever had a problem making weight?
Yes, mostly in wrestling.
☑What is your favorite lift?
I like snatches a lot.
☑What is your favorite junk food?
☑What is your most memorable moment as a Weightlifter?
Finding out their was more to Weightlifting than just in high school lol.