Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving.  

Wishing you all a great day with your family and friends.

Remember to RSVP for the Holiday Party on Dec. 13th.

Please wear a hat for the party.  Costumes are optional.

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Here is Sara’s gold medal performance from Hamburg, Germany.

Enjoy!

2014 IUKL World Championship Results – Hamburg, Germany

Community Highlights, Kettlebell Sport | November 25, 2014

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We are back from a long week abroad in Hamburg, Germany!

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The 2014 IUKL World Championships was an extremely competitive event with approximately 550 athletes representing 36 countries lasting 3 days.

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We were excited to see so many of our international friends under one roof.

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A huge thanks goes to the Reeves family the incredible support system!

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We are pleased to announce that Sara Nelson (58kg weight class) took home a GOLD medal (184 reps) for Team USA in the 16kg Snatch event [11 team points]!

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Melissa (68kg weight class) placed 4th (136 reps) out of 8 countries in the professional 24kg snatch event – only 1 rep behind Team Scotland (3rd place), while Team Russia  and Team Kazakhstan took 2nd and 1st place respectively.  Although Melissa did not get the podium standing, she set her new competition PR with 136 reps [15 team points].

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Surya (63kg weight class) placed 6th (81 reps) out of 10 countries in the professional 24kg snatch event – behind Team England (5th), Team Croatia (4th), Team Ukraine (3rd), Team Slovenia (2nd), and Team Russia (1st) [13 team points].

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Rylee (63kg weight class) placed 4th (167 reps)  in the 16kg Snatch competing against adults  [5 team points]!

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With the help of the ICKB lifters, Team USA earned enough points to place 5th out of 36 countries, only behind Latvia (4th), Ukraine (3rd), Kazakhstan (2nd), and Russia (1st).

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Live Updates from Hamburg, Germany

Community Highlights, Kettlebell Sport | November 20, 2014

UPDATE:

Sara – 2015 IUKL World Champion: 16kg Snatch, 58kg weight class

Rylee – 4th place among adults (youngest competitor in the largest competition in the world): 16kg snatch, 63kg weight class

Surya – 5th place, 24kg snatch, 63kg weight class

Melissa – 4th place, 24kg snatch, 68kg weight class

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Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/icechamber to get live updates from the 2015 IUKL World Championships in Hamburg, Germany.

The entire team made weight and ate well.  We rest today (mostly) while the Men’s Biathlon event commences.  Sara, Rylee, Surya, and Melissa will lift on Saturday, November 22 at 10am here in Hamburg (1am PST).

Live Stream

Wish us luck!

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Sunny Days

Exercises & Movements, Group Workouts | November 20, 2014

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Although we need the rain, sunny days are great too.

Magic Lifting

Exercises & Movements, Group Workouts | November 20, 2014

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The no hands lift by Davey.

2014 World Kettlebell Championships – Hamburg, Germany

Events, Kettlebell Sport | November 17, 2014

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If you are up on Saturday morning between 12am – 3am, be sure to watch the live feed of the 2015 IUKL World Championships!

Ice Chamber will be representing with Sara Nelson, Rylee Reeves, Surya Voinar-Fowler, and Melissa Swanson.

More details to come.

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What in the World…?

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Drop Reaction

Exercises & Movements, Group Workouts | November 14, 2014

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Med ball reaction drills.

Naomi’s 5k

Community Highlights | November 13, 2014

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Naomi (with friend Alice) completed her first 5k race without stopping!

EC Mountain Bikers

Community Highlights | November 13, 2014

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Thursday training with the El Cerrito Mountain bike team.