Len Bacino Demonstrates the Snatch

Step-by-step photos and video of assistant coach and masters lifter Len Bacino snatching 105 kg.
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Video: LBH Lifter Tom Hughes Places First at 2011 Pan American Masters

Long-time LBH lifter Tom Hughes keeps his winning streak alive by placing first in his class (60-64 age group/105kg) at this year’s Pan American Masters. Here’s video of his winning clean and jerk at 94 kg: Age group: 60-64   …
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Video: LBH Lifter Tom Hughes Places First at 2011 National Masters

Long-time LBH lifter Tom Hughes placed first in his class (60-64 age group/94kg) at this year’s Nationals Masters. Good job, Tom! Here’s video of his winning clean and jerk at 93 kg: Age group: 60-64     Class: 94kg   …
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Sticky: Help us update our contact list

More people than we can count have graced the platforms at LBH since Morris Weissbrot founded the Olympic weightlifting program in 1962. We’re trying to compile an e-mail list of current and past LBH team members as well as update …
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Dan Boland

Hailing from upstate New York, Dan contacted the Lost Battalion Hall website saying he wanted to learn how to Olympic lift. Less than a year later, Dan has already totaled in 3 weightlifting meets. Dan is naturally strong and has …
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Esteban “Steve” Sanchez

When Steve strolled into the gym he never realized he would open up a new chapter of his life: Olympic Lifting. Diligently training 2-3 times a week under Coach Triolo, Steve has steadily increased his lifts and has totaled in …
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Dave Bruzzi

In the United States today I believe there is no active lifter with such a varied and consistent Olympic weightlifting résumé: Nationally ranked as a junior, national, and master lifter, a national and world record holder, one of the few …
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Jeff Scott

Jeff started lifting again after a 20 year hiatus. A West Point graduate who retired from the US Army, Jeff resides in Westchester County with his wife and two girls. Jeff was also a nationally ranked hammer thrower in his …
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Barry Rubenstein

Barry Rubenstein was one of the early Lost Battalion Hall lifters in the late 1960s and 1970s, and one of the last lifters to be coached by Morris Weissbrot. After being away from the weightlifting scene for over 20 years, …
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Savas Kap­patos

One of the strongest master lifters in the world, winner of a silver medal in the 2005 European Masters Weightlifting Championships in Slovakia, Savas is an an inspiration to us all. In between training Savas assists Coach Joe Triolo with …
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