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
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.