Name: Nicole Tennant

Team: Team Advantage 

Coach: Anna Martin

Hometown: Leavenworth, Kan.

Current Residence: Kansas City, Mo.

Year of birth: 1997

Weight class: 69kg

Height: 5'6"

What year did you being lifting? Growing up I always had father-daughter bonding time lifting, just basic strength work. In 2013 I joined my a high school powerlifting club and from there transitioned into mainly Olympic lifting in the spring of 2014.

How did you get involved? A plethora of different situations lead up to me going into the sport: basic strength lifting, football, dry land conditioning for swimming, powerlifting, and eventually Olympic lifting.

Favorite Competition Lift? Snatch

Favorite Training Lift? Sotts and squats

Education: Graduated high school and majoring in mechanical engineering at UMKC.

Personal Goals: Follow my heart.

Favorite Food: Eggs, unless it's cheat food, then ice cream any time of the day.

Favorite Book: Chaucer's Canterbury Tales or The Great Gatsby 

Favorite TV Show: "SpongeBob SquarePants"

Favorite Song: Changes every other minutes; as of now it's "The Anthem" by Good Charlotte.

Hobbies/Interested outside of Weightlifting: Coaching, playing Settlers of Catan with my basically brother in law, watching my little brother play any sport imaginable, fishing, chatting with my mommy, British literature, writing, and going on any and all adventures.

Most people don't know that... I graduated high school in three years, finishing first in my class.