Waldemar Baszanowski: Polish Hero

Dresdin Archibald’s in-depth summary of the amazing career of Polish weightlifting great Waldermar Baszanowski, who remains active in the sport and revered as a legend to this day.
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Doug Hepburn and Paul Anderson: Compare and Contrast

With the recent death of Doug Hepburn (CAN) in Vancouver there is renewed interest in this man and his role in the development of our sport. Any discussion of Doug Hepburn automatically brings up the name of Paul Anderson (USA) …
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John Davis Revisited

Guest author Dresdin Archibald’s thoughtful and knowledgeable look at overlooked legend John Henry Davis, the American weightlifter who was undefeated for a 15-year period and ruled the sport in his day.
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Two Stars Named David

This is the story of two young Olympic weightlifting enthusiasts. Both were born during the Cold War; both were named David. They came from opposite sides of the political platform. One grew up as a farm boy in the former Soviet Union; one grew up as the only son of wealthy parents in NYC USA. (By guest author Salvador A. Avendanio)
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Bill Stone Remembers Morris Weissbrot

The following was contributed by former LBH lifter Bill Stone. We encourage others to contribute content such as stories, opinions, pictures, corrections, or comments. I first met Morris Weissbrot at a weightlifting meet in 1953. I was a student at …
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Spotlight on Strongman Howard Menkes

Weightlifters and strength athletes are a diverse bunch. Their vocations span the gamut from laborer to lawyer, civil servant to engineer. And the members of Lost Battalion Hall Weightlifting are no exception. Our team depicts a cross section of New …
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Memories of Morris

Editor’s Notes Those of you that are new to Olympic weightlifting may not know of Morris Weissbrot. You should. Morris founded the Lost Battalion Hall Weightlifting Team way back in 1962, and was instrumental in keeping the team and the …
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