Name: Ian Droze

Team: Average Broz

Coach:  John Broz

Weight class: 69kg

Height: 5'9

What year did you being lifting? 2010

How did you get involved? I began by doing CrossFit and fell in love with the Olympic lifts.

Favorite Competition Lift?  Clean & Jerk

Favorite Training Lift? Snatch

Education: Still in progress at San Jose State (Advertising Degree)

Personal Goals: To keep the goal the goal

Favorite Food: Meat

Favorite Book: "Fear and loathing in Las Vegas"

Favorite TV Show: "Always sunny in Philadelphia"

Favorite song that gets you motivated:  Any "Offspring"

Hobbies/Interested outside of Weightlifting: Surfing, hiking, exploring, teaching, among many other things.

Most people don’t know that…. I didn't even know what a deadlift was, much less any of the lifts 2 and 1/2 years ago.