Episode 9: It’s Not Arnold, It’s Mark Cannella!

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Hosts Andy and Patrick sit down with Mark Cannella from Columbus Weightlifting! Mark is the creator and Meet Director for the Arnold Weightlifting Championships since its inaugural year in 2003, is a Senior International Coach with USA Weightlifting, has coached multiple world teams, and won numerous coaching awards during his […]

Episode 8: “Which one is Pedro?” with Pedro Meloni

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Hosts Andy and Patrick interview Pedro Meloni, the Director of Events and Sponsorships for USA Weightlifting! Learn about his role at USA Weightlifting, dive into the planning process of national and international competitions, and figure out “which one is Pedro”! Live video version of this episode is available on our […]

Episode 3: World Class Lifting with Hala Paiva from Team Lebanon

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In this episode, we interview Hala Paiva, a 64KG Weightlifting competitor fresh off of her top 20 performance at the 2019 IWF World Championships and her husband Ryan Paiva, the web developer behind LiftingLife. Hala has been competing for over 15 years — she is the first Lebanese woman to […]

Patrick Joins CF3P Pride Talk Podcast: Episode 17 at the 2018 Youth National Championships!

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While we were attending the 2018 Youth National Championships in Grand Rapids, MI, a friend and colleague of ours from the Panhandle of Florida invited Patrick to be a guest speaker on their podcast! We chatted about Keep Pulling as an educational and Weightlifting resource, our initiatives as a Florida Weightlifting state […]