British Weight Lifting

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Peter Kirkbride

Personal Info:

Name: Peter Kirkbride


Place of Birth: Irvine

Weight Category: 94kg

Club: Kilmarnock WLC

Coach: Charles Hamilton aka. CHICK!

On The Platform:

Greatest Achievement: "Has to be Silver Medal in the 2010 Commonwealth Games with a total of 333kg. My PB is 335 though!."

Aspirations?: "To be the greatest."

Training Regime: "I train 9 times a week."

Who has been the greatest influence on you? "My coach Chick (Charles Hamilton)."

When did you begin lifting? "1999."

Why did you begin lifting? "Chick worked with my Dad and asked me to come along."

Off The Platform:

Occupation: "I'm a full time athlete."

Ultimate relaxation? "Lying in bed with the girlfriend."

One thing you can't live without? "Weightlifting!"

Tip for the top? "I'll tell you when I get there."

Life after lifting? "Is there such a thing?"

Describe yourself in 3 words... "Pure Dead Brilliant!"


Sports team: "Kilmarnock WLC."

Films: "Braveheart, 300, Gladiator, Troy, Blood & Bone, Never Back Down."

Band/Music: "Kings of Leon, Eminem, Killers."

Food: "Can't beat a roll and peanut butter."

Drink: "Red Bull doesn't give you wings. It gives you big weights."

What's the last book you read? "Ben 10 Alien Force."

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