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About This Feud Between O-Lifting and CrossFit
Matt Foreman

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Olympic weightlifting is a very old sport. Most of you probably know that already. It’s been around for over 100 years, going all the way back to the first Olympic Games in 1896. The sport has a rich history and massive international popularity. Almost every civilized country in the world that has any kind of athletic program practices some level of O-Lifting. It’s a smaller sport here in the United States compared to places like China and Russia where it’s a major national act...



6 Comments
Shannon Franklin August 1 2014 8:21 am
This is freaking hilarious!!! Love it!
Owen Bittinger August 1 2014 7:16 pm
Brilliant! Thanks for making me laugh out loud.
Tony Lamanna August 1 2014 11:28 pm
This one may be my favorite! "Tom Squaterson" - friggin hilarious!
Melanie Hunter August 2 2014 8:54 am
Matt, I really enjoy your articles, and your perspective on this whole issue. You're so right-life's too damn short (wait...I'm cussing...does that put me in the wrong camp?)
Ellis Mbeh August 6 2014 1:56 pm
1st. I love the character names. 2nd, I totally agree, we need to squab this beef. We all love the sport and want to be the best lifters possible. Now, please excuse me...I have to call a girl at my Barbell Club know that her new nickname is Snatchela.
Nolan Mooney August 7 2014 2:40 am
OUTSTANDING!!! He dialogue was perfect and I'm totally on board, 'bro' ;-) I live in Europe and have seen the explosion of CF and the reaction then interaction of the weightlifting community to it. You hit the nail on the head, we all just need to get along and really just chill out. Thanks
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