Name: Ryan Rene Basa
Team: Liberty Barbell Club
Coach: Jim Rutter
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
Current Residence: Philadelphia, Pa.
Year of birth: 1987
Weight class: 56 kg
What year did you being lifting? September 2012
How did you get involved? I got into it through Crossfit Center City in Philadelphia, Pa.
Favorite Competition Lift? Snatch
Favorite Training Lift? Right now, I really like hang snatches.
Education: University of California, Irvine - B.S. Biology and B.A. Psychology;
Currently in school at Temple University School of Pharmacy - Doctor of Pharmacy
Personal Goals: Making a dent in the Universe...but if I fall short and make an impact on the community, I'll take it.
Favorite Food: BACON
Favorite Book: Matilda by Roald Dahl
Favorite TV Show: Too many to name.
Favorite Song: “Juicy” by Notorious B.I.G.
Hobbies/Interested outside of Weightlifting: Food, music, pharmacy, fashion, shoes, sneakers, cars, skateboarding, snowboarding and biking
Most people don’t know that….I wanted to drop out of school after a random day at pre-school.