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Christopher Camenares

Weightlifting

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Name: Christopher Camenares

Team: Titan Weightlifting

Coach: Dr. Richard Seibert

Hometown: Holbrook, N.Y.

Current Residence: Holbrook, N.Y.

Year of birth: 1992

Weight class: 69kg

Height: 5-5

What year did you begin lifting? 2012

How did you get involved? I had always loved training for strength and briefly competed in Powerlifting. After years of searching, I found a gym suitable for weightlifting under Stan Bailey’s coaching session in Garden City, Long Island, N.Y.

Favorite Competition Lift? The Jerks of any Clean

Favorite Training Lift? Jerks

Education: Economics and Mathematics Degree from Stony Brook University

Personal Goals: To become the best weightlifter I can be; developing internationally influential Economic policies.

Favorite Food: Anything with lamb

Favorite Book: Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt

Favorite TV Show: Adventure Time

Favorite Song: “Pumped up Kicks”

Hobbies/Interested outside of Weightlifting: Playing piano, Cousera online courses, cooking, astronomy and economics research

Most people don’t know that….I sometimes dance between my max efforts sets when I train.