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Para Powerlifter Matteo Cattini Believes In The Transformative Power of Strength Sports

Italian Para powerlifter Matteo Cattini’s life altered forever after a motorcycle accident in 2008, only a few days before his 24 th birthday. After 8 agonizing months in the healthcare facility, Cattini was released 66 pounds (30 kgs) lighter and without his left leg. To restore some muscle tone, Cattini returned to the fitness center …

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Para Powerlifter Eri Yamamoto Aspires to Represent Japan at the Paralympic Games

From the age of 8, Para powerlifter Eri Yamamoto imagined representing her nation in the Paralympic Games. While just recently discovering powerlifting in 2016, Yamamoto rapidly rose through the ranks and was on the fence of receiving the 2020 Summer Paralympics prior to the postponement of the competition. Completing in the -55 kg class, Yamamoto …

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How Para Powerlifter Garrison Redd Trains To Be a Role Model

Garrison Redd is a para powerlifter who will represent the United States at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games as a member of Team U.S.A.. As a high school football player, he had goals of going pro. He found his method into para powerlifting and his athletic background propelled his outcomes to an elite level in …

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Para Powerlifter Donato Telesco: My Rivals Fuel Me

Powerlifter Donato Telesca will represent Italy in the Junior division at 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games in the -72kg weight class. The 21-year-old Telesca only started powerlifting as a hobby in 2016 and started competing the following year, but he has racked up an impressive resume since then. He has set eight Junior World Records, including …

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