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The 2014 Arnold: The Greatest Love Story Never Told (Until Now)

Intro Another year, another March weekend spent in fabulous Columbus, Ohio, for the Arnold Supermegafantastic Championships of All Time, where the tans are orange, the men and women are huge, and the only thing faker than the boobs are the … Continue reading

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Another Worlds come and gone…

Dammit! Just when it feels like the Worlds are in full swing, when the records are falling and the lifters are growing in stature, the whole thing—plates and all—comes to an end. And so it was with this year’s Worlds, much … Continue reading

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A snatch heard ’round the world…

It’s been a manic few days, with travels across the Atlantic and in the States, but it would be remiss of me to not mention what is surely one of the greatest lifts of our time, and what is very likely … Continue reading

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Three Olympians; internet by telegram

The hotel’s internet has completely shit the bed. Thus I am reduced to tapping this out via Morse code at a Western Union telegraph station, and as I am paying by the letter I must be brief. Until I am … Continue reading

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The competition opens; still more training; philosophizing on Lu Xiaojun…

I have figured out the secret to success on the Interwebz within the world of strength sports: mention Lu Xiaojun. That’s pretty much all it takes for the World Wide Web to explode. It’s like the weightlifting equivalent of mentioning … Continue reading

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