Name: John McGovern
Team: Razor's Edge Fitness - Crossfit Pensacola
Coach: Zygmunt Smalcerz
Hometown: Pensacola, Fla.
Current Residence: Colorado Springs, Colo.
Year of birth: 1992
Weight class: 85kg/94kg
Height: 5-8
What year did you being lifting? August 2011
How did you get involved? In Florida, I won the state championship for lifting (Pause bench and Clean & Jerk) and received a partial scholarship to Northern Michigan University to get started in actual Olympic lifting. 
Favorite Competition Lift? Clean & Jerk
Favorite Training Lift? Front squat
Education: University of Colorado, Colorado Springs - Junior, Biochemistry/Pre-med
Personal Goals: (Lifting) To qualify for the 2016 Olympic Team or at least help Team USA earn some spots, and break the American Record for Clean & Jerk in my weight class
Favorite Food: Steak quesadillas
Favorite Book: East of Eden by John Steinbeck
Favorite TV Show: NCIS
Favorite Song: "Norwegian Pirate" by Two Steps from Hell
Hobbies/Interested outside of Weightlifting: Volunteering, making movies, reading and studying languages
Most people don’t know that…. I'm a huge nerd; I regularly listen to music from video games and movies during workouts and meets.