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Saturday, March 17

Girls’ Weightlifting

She weighs over twice as much as me - Jessica Reynolds, age 17 and 261 pounds. She has reached stardom by lifting a 210-pound barbell over her head. She broke the state record (Florida) for girls weightlifting in her category. You see her complete this task near the end of this video. The coach was gushing on what an accomplishment for her team. But to congratulate a girl weighing of 261 pounds is absurd. Yes, some of her weight is muscle for sure but in the video clip - fat was quite obvious...
Sadly, on my neighborhood run today, I saw only two kids outside. They were playing basketball.