2016 Kettlebell Expo

2016 Kettlebell Expo

Competition Results
Wow, just wow!!! This kettlebell expo went from being just a friendly competition with a few goodmates. To attracting athletes from all around the globe! What an honor to host everyone here in the gym at Kettlebell Central. We were pleased to host two Russian athletes, Dhzoni & Nikolai, and two of their coaches, Arkadii & Sergey. Putting on a fantastic display of athleticism on competition day. As well as coaching everyone through the kettlebell sport lifts on the Sunday. We are still in shock about the fact that they were actually here, in our gym,teaching us!! These are the best athletes in the WORLD, both of them being world record holders in their weight classes. Thank you for making the massive trip over to come and see us, we…
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IKMF 2016 World Championship Denmark Results

IKMF 2016 World Championship Denmark Results

Competition Results
Our journey started at Rockhard in Bendigo's winter and culminated in Sonderborg (Denmark) and we are still in winter. Today the result of all our hard work came to fruition. Results are finally in for the Australian Kettlebell marathon team. Just been notified that our Australian team came in 5th overall out of 12 countries. Amazing results for our first international kettlebell marathon competition! 4 x World record holders are: Maxine Smith MSWC 60mins H/Snatch 712 reps (corrected) 12kg vet 2, under 60kg (Gold medalist) Jen Fletcher MSWC 60mins H/Snatch 991 reps 12kg vet 2, 60-70kg ( Gold medalist) Hayley Lethlean MSWC 60mins Snatch 1107 reps 12kg vet 1, 60-70kg (Gold medalist) Melanie Harris, Team Captain MSWC 60mins Jerk 1011 reps 16kg Open Division, under 60kg ( Gold medalist) Next…
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2016 Nationals for Girevoy Sport Australia Wrap-Up

2016 Nationals for Girevoy Sport Australia Wrap-Up

Competition Results
[caption id="attachment_333" align="alignright" width="300"] Introductions and the rules of the day![/caption] As a competitor of last years nationals, all I can say is... "wow" how this sport continues to grow in Australia. The inspiring event was held at The Richmond Gym funnily enough also in Richmond, Melbourne. Hosted by James Ross and his team, they managed to pull off a very smooth running event, with every competitor getting recognised, including new Australian champions being crowned, a few Master of Sports achieved and a new team Australia to be announced for the 2016 IUKL World Championships. That said here is the wrap-up... The Growth of Competitors As mentioned above the growth in this sport is impressive and very sustainable, and I think that's what any organisation aims to achieve. Off the…
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2016 GSAA/IUKL Nationals

2016 GSAA/IUKL Nationals

Competitions
This is the IUKL World Championship Team Australia qualification event to compete at the 2016 IUKL World Championship. Kazakhstan will host the IUKL world Championship this year in October 26th – 30th (see http://giri-iukl.com/Eng/calendar_rus.html). IUKL Team Australia will be formed after the GSAA Nationals. In Australia you have to qualify at this event to become a Team Australia member at the IUKL World Championship. The competition is open to Australians and international athletes. Date: 7th August 2016 Melbourne, Victoria GSAA/IUKL Girevoy Sport Australia Nationals 2016! IUKL World Championship qualifiers! IUKL World Championship Team Australia qualification event to compete at the 2016 IUKL World Championship. Kazakhstan will host the IUKL world Championship this year in October 26th - 30th! IUKL Team Australia will be formed after the GSAA Nationals. Note: In Australia you have to qualify…
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Bendigo 2016 Competition for Natalia Rudneva

Bendigo 2016 Competition for Natalia Rudneva

Competition Results
Great day had by everyone. Thank you for the support and friendship. Having kettlebell competitions doesn't always have to be about pb's or records (there were some very impressive results though). Today we came together and lifted to help one of our own Natalia Rudneva. I would like to thank Roger Ruzzier and his crew from Toughlove Kettlebells and Sue Parry, awesome effort mate!..and Shannon Pigdon and his crew from Lonedog (Bootcamps, Group Training & Personal Training) mate much appreciate the effort from you and your girls. And of course all you lifters from Rock Hard Training/Kettlebells, all i can say is I'm very proud to be your coach and enjoy the Sunday's off for the next couple of weeks. EVENT PHOTOS  
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