Name:  James Tatum

Team: Team MDUSA

Coach:  Glenn Pendlay

Hometown:  Hampstead, N.C.

Current Residence:  Charlotte, N.C.

Year of birth: 1989

Weight class:  77kg

Height:  5-8

What year did you being lifting?  2011

How did you get involved?  Crossfit Olympic Lifting Class

Favorite Competition Lift? Snatch

Favorite Training Lift? Snatch

Education:  BS Exercise Science 

Personal Goals: Snatch 150kg and Clean & Jerk 192kg

Favorite Food: Most food from a crock pot

Favorite Book: Game of Thrones 

Favorite TV Show:  Arrested Development 

Favorite Song: “Trogdor the Burninator”

Hobbies/Interested outside of Weightlifting: Sailing and scuba diving 

Most people don’t know that…. I lived on a boat for most of my childhood