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Saturday August 27th-28th: Brooklyn Barbell Open & Block Party!

By July 22, 2016 No Comments

12976999_10153696511088049_6317930572646810041_oWe’re throwing a weightlifting party and you’re invited! Stop by over the weekend of August 27th-28th to support our lifting team as they throw huge amounts of weight over their heads, help raise money for our youth athletic program, and check out the awesome food, drinks, merchandise, and entertainment at our family friendly street fair!

About The Weightlifting Meet
This will be the 3rd year of the Brooklyn Barbell Open: the two-day meet is sanctioned and conducted by the Metropolitan Local Weightlifting Committee of the U.S.A. Weightlifting Federation. Participants will have three attempts to perform a 1 rep max snatch, and three attempts to perform a 1 rep max clean and jerk. The meet is sold out: we have over one hundred weightlifters participating!

About Our Youth Athletics Program
Twenty percent of all meet entry and spectator fees will go towards supporting our youth athlete program, that offers a positive framework and community through CrossFit to help at-risk youth grow into stronger and healthier individuals both physically and mentally. The Brooklyn Barbell Open marks the end of our weeklong Youth Athletic Camp.

About The Block Party
The weightlifting meet will run concurrently with another Brooklyn Barbell Block Party! Stop by to spectate ($5 spectator entry fee) and check out our fun activities and awesome local business vendors! We’ll have:

  • The Meat Hook
  • Kettlebell Kitchen
  • EXO
  • Power Monkey Fitness
  • Kilos not Pounds
  • Vita CoCo
  • Gantry Kids
  • Skulls and Coffee
  • Father Panik
  • Primal Derma
  • AfroBrutality
  • Resilient Performance PT

Find full details at brooklynbarbell.com >

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