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Athlete interview with Team GB’s Sam Hinks

See what it takes to compete on the international stage as one of team GB’s Powerlifting athletes!

Every now and again Velocity PT Academy gets the chance to interview recognised athletes in their different sporting disciplines. Today’s interview is a special one, we are talking about the world of powerlifting. A sporting discipline that isn’t for the faint hearted. Sam Hinks is a junior powerlifter that competes in the under 93 Kg class. Sam has had a year to remember this year. In 2015 he was introduced to the world of powerlifting and it has only taken him a year to compete on a world stage representing his country. Sam has recently competed in the World Bench Press Championships in South Africa where he has competed in were he won the silver medal only missing out on gold through bodyweight. Anyway, we don’t want to spoil the interview for you, we will let Sam tell you all about his diet, workouts and what it takes to be the best in Europe at what he does.

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