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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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National interclub series 2015, round one: Waregem. For me, start of lifting year 10.

First national interclub round (round one of three) for 2015 yesterday in Waregem, where they had new Eleiko bars and new big plastic training discs, so happy that the equipment was good for little old ladies like me. 😉 Got … Continue reading

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Belgian senior national championships, 13 Dec, Zaventem

At the sports hall of my club’s home city, we hosted the National seniors yesterday.  At the age of 50, I still qualify as a senior in Belgium as we (currently) have no minima for cadets and women for the … Continue reading

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Flemish and Wallonian regional champs, 17 Oct, La Louviere, Belgium

Pepto-Bismol had a phrase several years ago: The last mile is the longest.  Well, this week, and this day in particular, ran into overtime. Up now early Sunday morning due to an aching body and overactive sinuses. Been on anti-bacterials … Continue reading

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World Masters Championships 2014 – Copenhagen, Denmark

It took me a while to post this, as coming back directly to a very full week at work. But the Danish Federation did a great job for us, and all we needed was there for use. I did well … Continue reading

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Europa Cup – Stubenberg am See, Austria – 19 July 2014

This was a well-organised and enjoyable Saturday at a lake resort, with international Master lifters and a group of under 17 (U17) getting together for a friendly competition.  Many thanks to the organiser, Gerhard Peya, who puts on a good … Continue reading

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Belgian Masters and 5th International Masters and Ladies Open, Waregem – Belgium

When they announced at the end of last year that the Belgian Masters would be moved from Sept to this date in June, I was not happy for a few reasons.  The main reason was that this is my birthday, … Continue reading

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11th International Women´s – Kids, Girls, Senior & Masters Weightlifting Grand Prix, Speyer Germany – May 2014

I learned a few valuable lessons this trip. 1.  You CAN find a good coach in the parking lot.  😉 2. You can become close friends with people you only see once a year. 3.  When driving off at a … Continue reading

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European Masters 2014 – Kazincbarcika, Hungary

I competed on Sunday 18 May, lifting at noon with six other women in their early 50s.  Yup, I turn 50 in about one month’s time. I won the silver medal in my age/weight category.  🙂 I have waited until … Continue reading

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Second Interclub 2014 – Crossfit Da Vinci

As I write this, the competition is still going on, but I came home early to now go see my new granddaughter.  I got there at 10:45 for an 11:30 weigh-in (for the first two plateaus of four in total).  … Continue reading

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