Over the Weekend, I Competed in the XPC 21 Deadlift Salute and Totally Blew It!

March 8, 2017

So starting from the beginning. 

 

The weekend came and I was ready to go. I made weight at 217.5 and was feeling good. I woke up a little later than usual on Sunday morning and had a big breakfast. Then I had breakfast twice more.

 

 I showed up back stage at 12:30 and saw everyone warming up and thought that it was too early to warm up because the competition starts at 1 and the women usually go first so I will warm up when the women start. BIG MISTAKE because just after 1:00, we were all called in order to walk out and get introduced on stage and then told that we were all lifting in that order so be ready. 

 

I panicked because I was up in just a few minutes and didn’t even pick up a bar! I ran down the stage and franticly started pul