Weightlifting

An Interview with Donny Shankle and Jon North


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Donny Shankle and Jon North are two of the most successful and celebrated, Olympic weightlifters, the US has produced in the last decade. Donny is a 5x US National Champion and World Championships competitor, while Jon North has won Nationals and the Arnold on multiple occasions.

Not only are these two men, some of the most successful weightlifters in the US, they are also two of the most outspoken. Chad recently had the opportunity to sit down and talk with these two, after recording an episode of Weightlifting Talk.

In this 6-part interview, the guys discuss a variety of topics from the necessary mindset of a competitive weightlifter, the potential dangers (or lack there of) of high rep weightlifting, and the steps the US needs to take to be more successful on an international stage in the sport. Check it out…

 

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