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How did you get started in strongman? A friend of mine, Sue Knause, convinced me to try it out Other sports you participate(d) in? Powerlifting Favorite event : Lifting medley, Yoke carry for distance and time Least favorite event : sandbag carry for time Athletic accomplishments / titles : 1st place Masters Ice Queen 2015, […]

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How did you get started in strongman? March 2015, post knee surgery, I wanted to continue lifting/strength training and there was a local event 8 weeks out that was in range for Novice division regarding weights, and I wasn’t going against rehab directives! The events intrigued me, and, at first I trained in “stealth” mode […]

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LLH Interview with KV Whisman

by Amanda Kulik Name: Kristyn Vytlacil Whisman Location: Snohomish County, WA Occupation: Dean of Corrections Education Sport: Strongman Competitor 2007, 2008, 2011, 2014 National Champion, Women’s LW Division 2010 3rd Place, NAS Nationals, Women’s MW Division 2013 2nd Place, NAS Nationals, Women’s LW Division Home Gym: my home 🙂     ATHLETIC HISTORY Tell me […]

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LLH Interview with Stefanie Tropea

by Amanda Kulik Name: Stefanie Tropea Location: Norwalk, CT Occupation: Owner of Punch Kettlebell Gym of Norwalk and The Punch Power Room, Performance Coach and Weight Loss Nutritionist Sport: Strongman Competitor 2013 National Champion, Women’s Lightweight Division     ATHLETIC HISTORY Tell me a bit about your athletic background and how you got started in […]

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