The CHFP Weightlifting Team had 3 athletes competing each day - Friday, Saturday and Sunday - at the 2017 USA Weightlifting National Championships in Chicago.
Emily Baskin (53 kg) delivered a gutsy performance at her first Senior Nationals. Emily had 5 weeks of rehab as a break in her prep training and still came back to match her personal best in the snatch [63 kg] and put up a 81 kg clean and jerk to finish with a 144 kg total.
Marissa Gaab [63 kg], one of the newer members to the CHFP Weightlifting team ,showed up big time in her return to the USA Weightlifting National Championships. With a strong 5/6 performance, Marissa lifted a personal best in the snatch [81 kg], and matched her best in the clean & jerk [100 kg] to push her best total to 181 kg, a 15 kg increase to her Nationals total in 2015.
Competing at first national championship as a CHFP Weightlifting team member, Samantha Poeth [75 kg] finished with a best snatch of 86 kg and a best clean & jerk of 116 kg for a 202 kg total.