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Samantha Zimmerman-Poeth

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    Name: Samantha Zimmerman
    Team: Gayle Hatch Weightlifting
    Coach: Jason Poeth
    Hometown: Mobile, Ala.
    Current Residence: Tuscaloosa, Ala.
    Year of birth: 1987
    Weight class: 75kg
    Height: 5-5
    What year did you being lifting? 2004
    How did you get involved? My coach asked me to try weightlifting after training for track and volleyball. I loved it after the first meet.
    Favorite Competition Lift? Clean & Jerk
    Favorite Training Lift? Clean
    Education: Master’s Degree in Exercise Science
    Personal Goals: To make a World Team and possibly an Olympic Team someday
    Favorite Food: Alfredo 
    Favorite Book: I love any inspirational biography or autobiography
    Favorite TV Show: American Idol
    Favorite Song: “Moment for Life”
    Hobbies/Interested outside of Weightlifting: My dogs, arts and crafts 
    Most people don’t know that…. I was born on Friday the 13th

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