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Old 07-15-2012, 09:56 AM   #1
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GREAT NEWS THIS MORNING - I AM OFFICIALLY ON THE TEAM!!!!!!!

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On 2012-07-15, at 7:26 AM, Mario Piattelli wrote:

Hi Jim,
Brian is I'm Las Vegas so that's probably why he has not returned you email.
You are more than welcome to come out and join our team. We have club fees, $300/year or $100 every 4 months. All the money goes back into the club to purchase or replace equipment.
Email me when you get back from vacation and well see you there.

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Oh, what a glorious day. Going to Vernon, and not only competing, but meeting this group of great people and lifters, has been one of the best experiences of my life. It's an honor and a privilege to even be considered. I am truly the happiest I have ever been in my life right now. Powerlifting - it was meant to be for me and has become a big part of my heart & soul.

Here is a vid of the training facility:

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Old 07-15-2012, 10:02 AM   #2
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Awesome!! Congrats!!
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Old 07-15-2012, 10:04 AM   #3
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Congrats Jim. Not only will it be a blast, but you will also learn a lot, and be challenged in ways you have never been challenged before.
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Old 07-15-2012, 11:13 AM   #4
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Congrats that is an awesome setup, your lifts will go up by leaps and bounds lifting with that crew.
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Old 07-15-2012, 11:22 AM   #5
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Old 07-15-2012, 11:59 AM   #8
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[. We have club fees, $300/year or $100 every 4 months. All the money goes back into the club to purchase or replace equipment.
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I stopped by the gym where the Independent Powerlifting Team trains.
It costs 504.00 per year to join Strive, and there is an additional fee to be a member of the team.

$800 is that good? I recall you went the home gym set-up route in order to save and have no idea what $800 is in terms of GBP and such. I'm assuming you have to be part of the gym to be part of the team??
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Old 07-15-2012, 12:08 PM   #10
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