Name: Michael Asbate

Team: LSUS

Coach: Kyle Pierce

Hometown: Orlando, Fla.

Current Residence: Shreveport, La.

Year of birth: 1991

Weight class: 77kg

Height: 5-9

What year did you begin lifting? 2010

How did you get involved? Coach Camargo         

Favorite Competition Lift? Snatch

Favorite Training Lift? Dead Lift

Education: Kinesiology Major

Personal Goals: Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Gold medals.

Favorite Food: Chicken, broccoli and rice

Favorite Book: Bible

Favorite TV Show: ESPN

Favorite Song: “Respect” by Biggie Smalls

Hobbies/Interested outside of Weightlifting: Family, physical therapy, fishing, scuba diving, cooking and dance

Most people don’t know that success is 1% creativity and 99% perspiration.