The USA Weightlifting Podcast

A Weightlifting History Lesson w/Artie Drechsler

July 11, 2018

This week on the USA Weightlifting Podcast, we’re interviewing Artie Drechsler. As an athlete, Artie set three Junior World Records including one in the total. Additionally he is a USAW Sr. International Coach, a Category 1 IWF Referee, a 2 term Chair of the Board for USA Weightlifting, and certainly one of the most knowledgeable about the sport in general. In this episode we’ll be going over some of those credentials in detail, his work as an author for The Weightlifting Encyclopedia, and some of his most memorable experiences as an athlete. This episode is part one of our interview with Artie so be sure to stay tuned for part two and enjoy the show! Topics: 04:45 - Junior Worlds’ Records 09:20 - Category 1 International Referee & early weightlifting days 36:05 - The Weightlifting Encyclopedia, Bodybuilding & Weightlifting 58:05 - Level 1 Certification Course Follow us on social media: Instagram: @USA_weightlifting Twitter: @USweightlifting Facebook: USA Weightlifting Please help spread the word by sharing the USAW Podcast and leaving us a review! neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.