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Old 10-10-2011, 10:33 PM   #1
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Old 10-10-2011, 11:02 PM   #2
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Old 10-10-2011, 11:21 PM   #3
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That is insane!!! Why even have spotters if they just stand there...
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Old 10-11-2011, 12:59 AM   #4
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I thought he was dead! Good grief that was hideous. And I am benching today. Thanks Steve

Not that 198 pounds will crush me
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Old 10-11-2011, 01:04 AM   #5
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Poor swede..

Malanichev did a similair thing last year.



1h after dropping 310kg on his chest, he deadlifts 400kgs to win the cup of titans. Only in russia.
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Old 10-11-2011, 06:27 AM   #6
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Poor swede..

Malanichev did a similair thing last year.



1h after dropping 310kg on his chest, he deadlifts 400kgs to win the cup of titans. Only in russia.
Now them are some spotters. They should give the others ones lessons.
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Old 10-11-2011, 08:09 AM   #7
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Now them are some spotters. They should give the others ones lessons.
Yeah, at least they had the bar in check...the others (top) were pointless, picking it up off the floor.
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Old 10-11-2011, 10:17 AM   #8
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Now them are some spotters. They should give the others ones lessons.
The spotters at my first meet were all like 130 pound kids. I knew if I had to dump a squat one of them might get hurt.
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Old 10-12-2011, 12:03 PM   #9
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The spotters at my first meet were all like 130 pound kids. I knew if I had to dump a squat one of them might get hurt.
Depending on the organization, you can be DQ for a squat dump.
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Old 10-12-2011, 01:00 PM   #10
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Depending on the organization, you can be DQ for a squat dump.
I just feared one would get crushed if I failed.

Early in the meet the spotter on the right side was carrying the weight and lifting it up as the lifters were trying to get settled after the walkout. One lifter got injured because of it. I kept thinking that if I failed, and he did that to me, I might have to dump just to survive without getting injured.
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