powerlifting borissheiko It is always difficult to judge a famous athlete with very massive thighs. But it is even more difficult to judge him in his hometown. If you judge strictly - the athlete's fans will be offended, if you are loyal - people will accuse you of judging of the local athlete very kindly, taking into account all his titles. I always stick to the rules of the federation that holds the tournament. I try to judge all athletes equally. There were no questions at all to the bench press or the deadlift of the @thorbjornsson, everything was done perfectly. On the third attempt in the squat I gave him a red light. Because even from the position of the central judge, I saw that it was a little bit high. The side judge thought the same. That is why the attempt was not counted. It was a really great performance of the Thor considering that this was the first big powerlifting meet in his career. He totaled 1100 kg, raw with knee wraps. That day Thor was physically ready for 470-250-440. But the mistake on depth in the squat and callus in the deadlift did not make big plans come true. Hafthor has an excellent technique in all three competitive exercises. He only needs to work on his depth a little bit. Psychologically, it is always difficult for an athlete to be 100% confident at the first competition, so that I can predict that at the second one @thorbjornsson will total much more and improve each lift significantly.
YES SIR THAT IS A TOUGH ONE.
YES SIR THAT IS A TOUGH ONE. NOT A BIG FAN OF THE HEAD JUDGE CALLING DEPTH. I HAVE SEEN SENERIOS WHERE BOTH SIDE JUDGES GIVE WHITE LIGHTS AND THE HEAD JUDGE GIVES A RED, ASKING WHY THE RED, DEPTH. DOESN'T MAKE SENSE. BUT AS I ALWAYS SAY, IF I WASN'T THERE IN THE CHAIR MY OPINION DOESN'T MATTER ABOUT THE LIFT!
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