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2015 Ice Queen – Thank You!

Wow. 2015 Ice Queen Winter Strongwoman Competition in the books. I am left feeling sore and inspired, amazed and reinvigorated, but above all, humbled. 60 women came out yesterday to compete: some to try strongman for the first time, some to qualify for nationals, others to meet their tribe and put their hard training to […]

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Gentlemen Beware : The Story of Rosie & Ladies Lift Here

by Amanda Kulik Have you met Rosie? Rosie has been the Ladies Lift Here mascot from the beginning. The beginning being a dirty warehouse strongman gym, with a growing women’s lifting contingent that needed a little more bathroom courtesy from their male counterparts. I have always been into traditional American tattoos and Sailor Jerry pinups. […]

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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 a […]

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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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Emily Speaks About Colon Cancer

CONTEST WRITEUP : CHARM CITY

3rd Annual Charm City Strongwoman Competition : A Fundraiser for Colon Cancer Hearing Emily Socolinsky speak about raising over $10,000 for colon cancer research and prevention amidst a sea of women competitors, their friends and families, spectators and passersby, was truly moving. Her voice was a bit shaky, and I felt tears well up in […]

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