Mike Cerbus – Olympic Lifting

Mike Cerbus snatch Mike Cerbus has competed nationally for 8 years medalling at 3 National Championships and 4 American Open Championships, while also being selected to the United States Pan American Team in 2012. At this event, he earned points to qualify the USA Olympic Team placing 4th during the Olympic Qualification Event in Gautemala. His competitive accomplishments and growth as a coach have been made possible by developing under Senior International Coach Lou DeMarco and spending significant time training at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs under Zygmunt Smalcerz.

Mike is the Oly coach for CrossFit RAW Training and CrossFit SPC both top 5 finishers as teams at the 2012 Games. He has also been able to coach and help program Individual athletes Julianne Broadbent (4th 2013 Central East) & Lisa Shui (12th 2013 Central East). His transition and development into CrossFit as an Oly coach has been strongly influenced by his close friend, the one and only Chad Vaughn. They share the methodology and training principles that will allow for participant to optimize potential and become the most efficient Oly lifter possible.

Mike’s Stats:
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Bodyweight: 77kg/169lbs
Snatch: 140kg/308lbs
C&JK: 165kg/363lbs
Clean: 170kg/374lbs
Rack Jerk: 175kg/385lbs
Backsquat: 241kg/530lbs
Front Squat: 211kg/464lbs