Lucca Perretti

USA Weightlifting

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Name: Lucca Lebell Perretti

Team: Team "Unattached"

Coach: Derrick Johnson, John Perretti

Hometown: Long Island, N.Y.

Current Residence: Los Angeles, Calif.

Year of Birth: 1996

Weight Class: 77kg

Height: 5-10

What year did you begin lifting? 2009

How did you get involved? I got involved through my dad and a coach at Gold's Gym in Venice, Calif., where there was a little Olympic lifting program starting up at the time.

Favorite competition lift: Snatch

Favorite training lift: Front squat

Education: I am a senior at Venice High School in Los Angeles.

Personal Goals: Make the Junior Pan Am and Junior World Teams in 2015 and make the 2020 Olympic Team.

Favorite Food: Reuben sandwich and french fries

Favorite Book: If You Give a Pig a Pancake

Favorite TV Show: Chicago Fire

Favorite Song: “Gold Lion” by the Yeah Yeah Yeah's

Hobbies/Interests outside of weightlifting: Surfing and hiking

Most people don't know that… I love pit bulls and I used to play rugby.