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One more, just to be sure… ;-) Belgian Senior Championships 2015, Seraing (Liege)

I made it back to fitness for the European Master Games, as I wanted.  But then, I said, what the heck, let’s do the national seniors as I am already fit and can see all my national colleagues.  It was … Continue reading

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Lying down on the job: Alea takes up bench press

To support my teammate Wolf, I signed in for the Open VGPF single bench press championship on 27 Sept for the fun of it – and won my category.  Go figure, lying down on the job comes in handy!   … Continue reading

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European Masters 2015 – Bangor, Wales

If you read the previous post at the end of March, you may see a comment that I did not feel so good.  Here is a brief summary of the story from there: With some intestinal challenges and what I … Continue reading

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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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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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