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Barbell Shrugged  — 4 Time Weightlifting National Champion Jessica Lucero  — 329

Jessica Lucero (@jessicalucero9) is a 4x USA Weightlifting National Champion, a world team member, current American record holder in the snatch, clean & jerk and total, and has dreams to go the Olympics.

In 2017, Jessica cleaned and jerked double her bodyweight at USA Weightlifting in the 58kg weight class. In 2018, she swept Gold for the 4th time in a row and snatched 200 lbs. in the 63kg weight class.

In this episode, we talk about chasing Gold From Day 1, mental toughness and overcoming mental barriers, what it’s like living the life of a professional athlete, giving back to the future generations of olympic weightlifting, her olympic hopes for 2020, and more.


– Doug and Anders

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