Never Stop Pushing.

February 15, 2013

I clean and jerked 180kg tonight.  If you’ve been reading for a while, then you know how much this means to me.  I’ve come pretty close to quitting many times over the years and I honestly was beginning to think it would never happen.  I’d like to thank everyone close to me for pushing me.  You know who you are and I couldn’t have done it without you.  And I’d like to thank YOU for reading.  Starting this blog has been one of the best things I’ve done with my lifting and I plan to keep writing as long as there’s a few people out there who enjoy reading.

Never stop pushing.  Some people are meant to win world championships and some people are meant to clean and jerk 180.  Some people are meant to snatch 50kg.  The numbers are irrelevant  the goal is what’s important.  Decide who you are meant to be and whoever you are, never stop until you get there.

Well, time to drink.  It IS my birthday after all.

Thanks for reading,

-Ben

23 Responses to “Never Stop Pushing.”

  1. Wilmar said

    happy birthday, man. congrats on 180!

  2. Josh Smith said

    Good work Ben, gonna be a vid?

  3. Spenco said

    ‘Decide who you are meant to be’ – Inspirational Ben. Happy birthday.

  4. Rob said

    Awesome! Post a video! Maybe you are a 200kg+ CJ person and you just don’t know it yet.. Enjoy the birthday PR.

  5. Bender said

    Like. Happy birthday, bro.

  6. Dan said

    happy birthday dude email me your mailing address. I’ll be sending a bottle of 190 proof everclear for your 180.

  7. Kevin K said

    congrats dude. Been reading on and off for over a year. Makes me happy to hear you finally made it

  8. Cliff Dyer said

    Birthday PRs are the best PRs. I just watched that video three times in a row. I think I need to wear my alongthelinesof T-shirt today.

    Congratulations, Ben.

  9. Kyle Kubler said

    wooo congrats man

  10. Jeremy Gordon said

    Happy birthday mate and a big congratulations on clean and jerking 180

  11. Andy said

    Good job coach!!!

  12. Sean said

    Top work mate, been following for ages. Keep on keepin on from Australia

    Sean

  13. Mike Young said

    Happy Birthday Ben and a big congratz on the 180. And a very big thank you for all the positive vibes and inspiration form this site. Much appreciated.

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