#68 Air Force’s 2020 Top Female Athlete & #3 Ranked 198 Multiply lifter, Capt. Amber Hansen

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#68 Air Force’s 2020 Top Female Athlete & #3 Ranked 198 Multiply lifter, Capt. Amber Hansen

The Future Is Female Powerlifting
The Future Is Female Powerlifting
#68 Air Force's 2020 Top Female Athlete & #3 Ranked 198 Multiply lifter, Capt. Amber Hansen
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With over 20 meets under her belt competing in both raw and multiply, Amber is a force to be reckoned with. With over 20 meets under her belt competing in both raw and multiply, Amber is a force to be reckoned with. Recently taking 1st in the 198 weight class at 2021 Bucked Up Showdown Meet, Amber pulled off some personal raw bests with a 479.5 squat, 330.7 bench, 529 deadlift and a 1339.3 total, bringing her raw DOTS score to 543.75. She ranks among some of the top legends in women’s powerlifting, coming in at #3 just under Big Becca Swanson and Laura Phelps-Stackhouse for the 198 multiply class.

Her powerlifting accolades are also recognized amongst her peers where she was named Air Force’s 2020 Female Athlete of the year which is a major accomplishment. As you’ll soon hear, she is a woman of many amazements, beginning her powerlifting journey from Roller Derby. It’s not surprising to think, but Amber is a badass.

In this episode, Amber and I talk about her training for the Showdown. Listen as we go over:
  • Training while being active Air Force
  • Competing at the Showdown & WPO
  • Starting powerlifting because of Roller Derby
  • How to get started in geared lifting
  • Juggling social life and work with training at an elite level
Featured Guest/People Mentioned:
  • Amber Hansen @amber.alice
  • Jimmy Kolb @kolbstrong
  • World Powerlifiting Organiztion WPO @wolrdpowerliftingorganization
  • The Showdown Meet @the_showdown_meet
  • Anthony Oliveira @anthonycw13

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