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Blind Ambition: Adapted CrossFit Training

Published on February 22nd, 2014 | by mpower

Brandon Tucker was diagnosed with Ushers Syndrome Type 2 at age 8, leaving him with blindness and lossing more of his hearing over time. As a competitive individual in most of his life, CrossFit got him [&hellip... Read More


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Powerlifting World Record: Zebra Weight

Published on June 4th, 2013 | by mpower

Iraq’s Faris Al-Ajeeli was the star of the final session at the 2013 IPC Powerlifting Open European Championships on Sunday (26 May 2013), registering a world-record lift of 240kg in the men’s +107kg category. The lift [&hellip... Read More


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The World’s Smallest Body Builder

Published on April 30th, 2013 | by mpower

Your size doesn’t matter when it comes to training and lifting weights.  Take Romeo for example.  He is the world’s smallest body builder but is stronger than you think... Read More


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The Achiever

Published on January 31st, 2013 | by mpower

A moving short film about Ali Jawad, a Paralympic power-lifter from Great Britain, who had the odd stacked against him.  Those odd’s didn’t stand a chance.  Listen to the words in this film and they will move you... Read More


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Visually Impaired Body Builder

Published on December 26th, 2012 | by mpower

Greg Rando is buff.  Competition judges think so too.  He lost his vision at a young age but he has been turning heads on the competitive body building circuit for years... Read More

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