USA Weightlifting Features Kathleen Winters

Kathleen Winters

Nov. 03, 2015, 3:57 p.m. (ET)

Kathleen Winters

Hometown: Bozeman, Montana

When did you start weightlifting? 2012

Where do you train? Team Montana Weightlifting Club

What are you most looking forward to about this year’s World Championships in Houston? I am looking forward to getting to know the rest of the team!

How do you stay focused before and during a big competition? I just breathe and think positively. I always remember how hard I have worked and know that it’s now or never!

What is your favorite competition lift? Clean and Jerk

What is your favorite meal after a competition? Fried mac & cheese or anything I haven’t eaten in while!

How do you recover after a competition? I generally take a couple days off and let my mind and body rest. If I am lucky I have a spa day!

Do you have a favorite saying or motto? “Luck Favors The Prepared”

What is your greatest achievement on or off the platform? Winning Nationals 2015!

What is something that fans might not know about you? I am a Montana girl. I love the outdoors, hunting, fishing, boating, anything outside in the sun!

How can we keep up with you on social media?

Follow me on Instagram at @kathleenwinters