chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

... and the Team of the Strong


O say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave

O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave

Francis Scott Key

… and should we add a humble but historically essential – the team of the strong!

On the History in Color cover Olympic champion, 4x U.S. Olympian, 4x Olympic medalist Norbert Schemansky of Detroit, MI demonstrates the techniques of clean-and-jerk.

Techniques might change.

Outfit styles change.

Footware changes.

Barbell design changes.

Passion and determination stay.

Tags: celebrate!, history in color, lift up, olympics, photography, usa, weightlifting

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