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Old 04-08-2013, 11:03 AM   #21
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I want to thank you all for your kind words. I really appreciate it. I also want to retract the sour grapes that may have come through when I wrote about the meet. It was a great meet and the judging was fair. I know going in USAPL is strict and that's why I like it. I don't want a half ass lift being called good for me or anyone else. And the flights were fine, other people didn't have a problem with the floor, etc.

I was just very frustrated that I wanted a really good day and I didn't get one. Thinking back though, I think it was karma as I was getting all cocky heading into the meet thinking about the big numbers I was going to do and acting like they were going to fall no problem. I should know better than to take things for granted and act like I'm guaranteed anything.

It's in the past now and will motivate me to do much better this fall at my next meet.

Ehub, thank for the tips! This whole next cycle is going to be all about dialing in my form so that it is consistent every time, especially when things aren't going my way better form would have helped a lot.
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I think in 6 months, you'll need to update your quest goals...

for now, just update the weights in your signature!!!

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Congrats on the meet. I know that everyone doesn't see anything wrong with the dl miss, but you're watching it on a video and not live, real time. The bar does stop for just a moment and the camera angle can make a slight hitch look like a stopped bar. Having been in the judges chair, it's not an ez job. USAPL is definately the strictest fed out there, so you have to preform each lift perfectly to get whites. Congrats again.
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