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Belgian Masters 2017 – Waregem

Saturday 2 July 2017 was the Belgian Masters, along with the International Masters and Ladies Open in Waregem.   Got six goods lifts, my Belgian Masters title and a good ranking in the overall event. Onward to Halmstad, Sweden, and the … Continue reading

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First interclub – Rochefort, Belgium – 4 Feb 2017

Got all my lifts and a decent total.   Saving the big stuff for next month at the Arnold in Ohio.   Meanwhile, lifted, refereed and went home to grade exams.  🙁    

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2016 – Japan, Tenerife, and on to Germany….

In April, I did the ultimate in roadtrips to lift in the World Cup Masters in Tokyo.    I had a good time, did some international refereeing and won the silver in my group. In June, right after moving house and … Continue reading

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Belgian 2016 Interclub series

Back to form, did my first one in early February, missed the second one due to work commitments, and today (2 April) did the third one with my best total since the surgery. Leave next week for Japan for the … Continue reading

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A little lie-down… 22 Nov – Bench press single

  Did one more bench press competition in November, got a little better at it.  Now on two months of what my coach kindly calls “active rest”, looking forward to the new year. Happy Holidays!

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One more, just to be sure… ;-) Belgian Senior Championships 2015, Seraing (Liege)

I made it back to fitness for the European Master Games, as I wanted.  But then, I said, what the heck, let’s do the national seniors as I am already fit and can see all my national colleagues.  It was … Continue reading

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After five months, a happy outcome – European Master Games 2015, Nice, France

On 23 April, I had major surgery with a total hysterectomy.  And on 3 October, after five months of rehab and recovery, I did what I love and lifted again in international competition.  Got all six lifts with all white … Continue reading

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Lying down on the job: Alea takes up bench press

To support my teammate Wolf, I signed in for the Open VGPF single bench press championship on 27 Sept for the fun of it – and won my category.  Go figure, lying down on the job comes in handy!   … Continue reading

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European Masters 2015 – Bangor, Wales

If you read the previous post at the end of March, you may see a comment that I did not feel so good.  Here is a brief summary of the story from there: With some intestinal challenges and what I … Continue reading

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National interclub series 2015: round two, Seraing (Liege)

Lesser turnout today, maybe due to the weather, the football or the fact it is the week before the Easter holidays…? Anyway, I was not that well this week, so I did good with 5/6 and a total close to … Continue reading

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