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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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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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First Belgian interclub 2014 – Seraing

I knew this would be chaos, as it was the first one of the year and we had 43 athletes lifting.  I did not get the mail to me that moved weigh-in up an hour, but since I always arrive … Continue reading

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Belgian Seniors – yes, at the ripe old age of….. :-)

For Women and Cadets, there is no minima for the national (senior) championships.   So I went to compete during my ‘lifting vacation’ period, weighed what I weighed, lifted what I lifted.   And since Anna took a similar methodology and moved … Continue reading

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Belgian Masters and Grand Prix Adry 2013

Back from a comp day in Enghien, home club of our federation’s general secretary and generally a well run competition.  Only two women today in the GP Adry, and the other had a very successful comp, so I was happy … Continue reading

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Regional champs – 7 Sept 2013

Again, we had the Flemish and Wallonian regional championships together this year, hosted by CHFS in Brussels.  It was run as an informal friendly, and the refs were fairly generous in their scoring.  I have some more photos coming, but … Continue reading

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Women’s Open – Ireland – CrossFit West Dublin – Sat. 17th August 2013

When I went to Austria in May for the “ASVÖ – NÖ” Women Weightlifting Grand Prix, I met a lovely bunch of lady lifters from Ireland, and they mentioned that they were having an Open in August.  I said I … Continue reading

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10th International “ASVÖ – NÖ” Women Weightlifting Grand Prix, Brunn, Austria, 9-11 May 2013

We had a long weekend in Belgium, so I spent the last three days in Austria, competing with 66 women from 16 countries in an all-Women weightlifting competition. Age range was 8 years old to 68 years old.  And all … Continue reading

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Spring Break in Florida

Had to go to Florida (!) for a conference during Easter week, but it does not mean I stop training!   Thanks to the folks at Crossfit Kingspoint, I was able to get a few training sessions in with the appropriate … Continue reading

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