Originally Posted by bamazav
Was told, just this Friday, by a gym owner/ pro BB that Olympic lifts are dangerous.
Anybody can own a gym, all it takes is money.
As far as his status as a pro BB, and his opinion on olympic liftng. The US is not very involved in olympic lifting as compared to many other Countries. The lifts are safe, but require that they be done correctly. Given hte proper lifting equipment, olympic lifting is safer than a lot of other lifts.