Name: Hilary Katzenmeier

Team: East Coast Gold/LSUS weightlifting team

Coach: Kyle Pierce

Birth year: 1988

Weight class: 53 kg

Height: 4' 11 3/4"

What year did you begin lifting? 2005

How did you get involved? Met my first coach through powerlifting in high school

Favorite Competition Lift? Snatch

Favorite Training Lift? Jerk recoveries

Education: Associate degree in Culinary Arts will be obtained may, 2012

Personal Goals: To show kindness to everyone and learn from everything

Favorite Food: Way too greedy to narrow it down but if i had to eat something everyday, give me pork

Favorite Book: When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris

Favorite TV Show: Roseanne or The Golden Girls 

Favorite song that gets you motivated: right now? The Watch The Throne album or "Defying Gravity" from the musical Wiked 

Hobbies/Interested outside of Weightlifting: grilling, stand up comedy, french pressing, listening to good music

Most people don’t know that…. I have four little brothers