Name: Cortney Batchelor

Team: Gayle Hatch Weightlifting

Coach: Jason Poeth and Samantha Zimmerman

Weight class: 53

Height: 5'2

What year did you being lifting? 2008

How did you get involved?

When I played basketball in High School I lifted during the off season and my coach suggested that I go to a meet, ever since then I've been competing!!

Favorite Competition Lift? Snatch

Favorite Training Lift? Jerks

Education:  I graduated from Mcgill-Toolen Catholic High School, and am currently attending The University of South Alabama and DeVry University.

Personal Goals:  I would like to make more than one world team, and one day make an Olympic team.

Favorite Food: Iwill eat pretty much anything! But I love pizza and French toast!

Favorite Book: Mr. Poppers Penguins

Favorite TV Show: Weeds, Two and a Half men, That 70's Show, Greys Anatomy

Favorite song that gets you motivated: Definitely the WOP!!! It never fails to get me dancing!!

Hobbies/Interested outside of Weightlifting:  LOVE to shop and hang out with my friends, and when I am not doing that I LOVE to eat! :)

Most people don't know that.... I have a shoe addiction! I own like 75 pairs of shoes!