So Many Fun Things To Make You Strong


On Saturday, July 5 we had our Barbell Bootstrap seminar and potluck. The gym was packed with lifters from three states with crews from CrossFit Easley, CrossFit Knoxville, CrossFit Yona, and Blue Ridge CrossFit, as well as our own lifters and a few others. There was a ton of lifting and lots of food. And, […]

Seminar at Distinct CrossFit


We had a fabulous time at Distinct CrossFit in Greenville, SC on Saturday, June 21! Derrick and his crew, as well as a few visitors from other affiliates, joined us for a half day seminar on the snatch and clean and jerk. They learned the 3 cardinal rules of snatching – lockout, hit your hip, […]

Results of the 2013 Bull City Barbell Open


On Saturday, December 7, five members of the Weightlifting Academy team competed at the Bull City Barbell Open held at CrossFit Durham. The lifters were: Lauren Bartholomew, Heather Sowry, K.C. Radford, Mark Hoover and Zach Bijesse. Zach was the only veteran lifter, as it was the first sanctioned meet for the others. Lauren, who is […]

Results of the September meet at Asheville Strength!


We had a great meet on Saturday, September 14 at Asheville Strength! The women’s competitors were: Lauren Cox, Amy Shook, Sara Jerome, Heather Sowry, Mary Montgomery, Shana Beckett, and Jessi Ringley. The men’s competitors were: Smitty Smith, Justin McEntire, Eli Poulos, Jordan Miller, K.C. Radford, and Joel Linn. Best Female Lifter went to Heather Sowry […]