Athlete Interview – Daniel Hutchinson

Athlete Interview – Daniel Hutchinson

Athlete Profiles
How Long have you been competing in GS? Just on 5 years - May 2012. What got you started? My Supervisor at work (Andy Rouse) mentioned if I had heard of Girevoy sport, I hadn't. So I looked it up and was just blown away with what these athletes were doing. Their technique, power and endurance. So the next day I was online looking for Girevoy sport courses. What do you like about the sport? What I like about the sport is the Physical and mental aspect. Not only do you need to be physically fit and technically proficient but you have to be very mentally strong. There is no place to hide for that 10 minutes, you have to work through it and learn to be comfortable with being…
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Interview with Athlete Valerie Abbott

Interview with Athlete Valerie Abbott

Athlete Profiles
How Long have you been competing in GS? I started in Oct 2013, with my first competition in early 2014. What got you started? A friend of mine at the gym asked if I wanted to go along to a new Kettlebell class they had just started. I knew that kettlebells were supposed to have great health benefits but thats all I knew at that stage. I said yes, and low and behold it was a class from Jessica Wadd. Since then that same class continues, attracting more and more new people to the sport in the area. What do you like about the sport? The sport style of kettlebell training is an amazing combination of strength and endurance. Not only does it make you physically fit, but also mentally…
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Meet Cheryl Schneider the Vice President of the GSAA

Meet Cheryl Schneider the Vice President of the GSAA

Athlete Profiles
Achievements IKSFA CMS LC Ketacademy MS LC Ketacademy CMS Snatch IUKL Rank 1 Snatch Represented Australia x 2 at IUKL World Championships Winner at Australian Nationals 2016 Snatch – Professional Division Coach at Lonedog Qualifications Diploma of Management Certificate IV (Fitness) Certificate IV (Massage Therapy) Nutrition Coach IKSFA Certified Girevoy Sport Coach For further qualifications (lonedog.com.au/index.php/contact-us) Contact Mobile: 0427 261 101 Email: cheryl@lonedog.com.au Gym: Lonedog – 6/986 Carcoola St, North Albury, NSW
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Interview with Athlete Doug Kay

Interview with Athlete Doug Kay

Athlete Profiles
?How Long have you been competing in GS? My first comp was in November 2013 with 16KG Longcycle. I'd been training since the previous March and had a curveball of a major ankle injury 8 weeks prior - Just to make it harder! I managed 82reps and felt very pleased with myself. ?What got you started? Following losing a lot of weight in my early 30s, I started to seek out alternatives to "just being fit", as that was getting very boring, I needed a goal to work on. I started doing powerlifting for a while with a trainer at my local gym and he suggested I check out Kettlebells. He trained me for my first comp and I was hooked from then on. ?What do you like about the…
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Interview with Master of Sport James Ross

Athlete Profiles, Video Interviews
A HUGE congratulations to James Ross (owner of The Richmond Gym) on achieving Master of Sport in Biathlon this past weekend at the Arnold Classic competition in Melbourne. James managed 80 Jerks and 91 Snatches with the 32kg Bells. James is now the only Australian to hold MS in Half Marathon, Long Cycle and NOW Biathlon! Watch the interview below with Cheryl and James and get his valuable advice. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UmctO2Uq2XM
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Interview with Saga Wessman

Interview with Saga Wessman

Athlete Profiles
?How Long have you been Competing in GS? I started in 2013 with coaching from Jessica Wadd and attended my first competition with a 8kg bell. ?What got you started? I was working at a gym where they had open lift sessions and after trying a few classes i was hooked. I also trained to get certified under IKFF as a Kettlebell Coach in 2014. ?What do you like about the sport? I like the challenge of strength endurance in the sport and that it is a never ending journey. I love the community of kettlebell sport I've made some lifelong friends along the way. ?Do you have a Coach? Yes Jessica Wadd based in Brisbane. I need someone who can push me the right amount and prepare me for…
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Meet the President of GSAA Jessica Wadd

Meet the President of GSAA Jessica Wadd

Athlete Profiles
Qualifications Cert 3&4 in fitness IKFF CKT 1&2 Kettlebell Coach Achievements First Australian female to compete with 2x24kg Biathlon CMS 2x24kg Biathlon (Keta academy) Represented Australia 3 times at IUKL World Championships Head Coach to team Kettlebell Jess Contact Mobile: 0404142766 Email: hello@kettlebelljess.com Gym: Kettlebell Central, 2/65 Sandgate Road Albion
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