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Torrential downpours nearly kiboshed some of the early sessions. Start of proceedings was delayed by several minutes because nobody could get this 25kg plate off the ground.. wet ground made a suction cup
Hardcore Ivan’s first appearance at MVS early in 2006 where he deadlifted 110kg and benched 75kg.
70kg clean and press by Hannibal
Puddle lifting.. just before heading indoors..
Hardcore puddle deadlifts..
Dave midway through an 80kg pb. The start of the race to 100kg bench between Big Wave Dave and Hardcore Iv
Odd object lifting warmup..
Emily taking on 30kg
Elise the natural powerlifter pushing up an easy 30
Ivan struggling with 80kg
Dave demonstrating the MVS patented catch-the-bar-on-your-neck lift
Achilles during warm up with 130kg
Followed by an easy 300 pounds plus press (137kg)
Ivan preparing to deadlift
Elise with a solid 50kg starter
And more Jamie lifting
Dave with an 85kg pb..
Followed right after by ivan with an equal 85
Elise coming good with 30kg
Silvia’s first ever bench attempt led slightly astray by ivan’s constant bar curling endeavours
Silvia gunning for 30
Andrew with a 50kg pb
Mark with his keep lowering the weights till you find something you can lift technique..
Finally a 70kg PB
Hannibal midway through a 137.5kg PB
Another MVS posing session
Dave with a big 90kg pb..
And an almost there 95kgs..
New lifter james with an easy 60kg
Jamie’s anti-powerlifting influence spreads..
Sheanna remains hardcore though.. cranking out pushups in between sets.
Hannibal warming up
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