Name: Spencer Arnold

Team: Spoon Barbell Club

Coach: Richard Flemming

Hometown: Gainesville, GA

Current Residence: Dallas, TX

Birth year: 1987

Weight class: 77kg

Height: 5'10"

What year did you being lifting? 2002

How did you get involved? A new strength coach came into our football team's coaching staff and he trained us with the Olympic Lifts which I eventually found more rewarding and enjoyable than football.

Favorite Competition Lift? Clean and Jerk

Favorite Training Lift? Cleans

Education: Associate of Arts Degree in Religious Studies from Young Harris College, Bachelors of Arts in Religion from The University of Georgia

Personal Goals: Represent the USA in some capacity internationally.

Favorite Food: Ice Cream in any way shape or form

Favorite Book: The Bible

Favorite TV Show: NCIS

Favorite song that gets you motivated: Music distracts me more than motivates me

Hobbies/Interested outside of Weightlifting: Hanging out with my wife, Beach Volleyball, Coffee, Crossfit 

Most people don’t know that….I grew up on a farm and my first Olympic movement was throwing a hay bale on top of the trailer.