joanne_success_storyI got introduced to the sport of Olympic Lifting by accident . I had been doing the group classes at Paradiso CrossFit. That was the first time in my life I had ever been exposed to lifting or even tried it. I wanted to get better. A friend suggested Barbell Club. So I went to a class and have been hooked ever since. I love the new location which is only for lifting. The energy is always great. The coaches are awesome. There are 8 platforms, so there’s enough space for everyone! So thanks to VBC. I’m definitely a better lifter. I have joined USA Weightlifting as a Master athlete, and have competed in 3 sanctioned events! Sport had always been a big part of my life, and I’m happy and proud to be a member of VBC.