The women of the IC are always up for a challenge.Â We are so proud of each lifter for their unique ability to work, play, and win at the World Kettlebell Lifting Championship in Chicago.Â You ladies continue to display such grace and power through technique — Congratulations!
Here are results in each respective weight class:
Sam – Gold – 12kg Biathlon
Karen – Gold – 12kg Biathlon
Maya – Gold – 20kg Biathlon
Surya – Silver – 20kg Biathlon
Sara – Gold – 24kg Long Cycle
This competition had by far the highest concentration of advanced kettlebell lifters on U.S. soil.Â We want to congratulate every athlete that qualified and competed to make this one of the best events to date.
Surya taking the 20kg Jerk to new heights.
Maya – still the top 53kg lifter in the U.S.
Sara, considered by many insiders as the top female Long Cycle lifter in the country, delivers yet another MS performance and competition PR.
Sam takes the snatch by storm, going the full 10 minutes to earn 162 repsÂ – in her first competition!
And finally, our hero, Karen stole the hearts of everyone by becoming the WKC’s 1st National Champion in the Senior Women Division.
Special Congrats to Emily Friedel for earning MS in Biathlon, Cate Imes for producing yet another Master of Sport in Emily Friedel; C-Duff and the Lockout Team for their amazing performances, and Team Croatia for displaying some wicked sick lifting this weekend.
Thank you WKC for throwing another great event.