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Wow! What a weekend. I don't even know where to start. Even though PLJay didn't do as well as he wanted to, I was still proud of all his lifts, especially his awesome 600 bench. Grimmer was outstanding for his first full meet and Freak was.....well he was just plain freakish. I posted pr's in squat, bench, deadlift and total. Ours warmups were somewhat rushed. I didn't hit my final warmup because they called me in the wings. So I just piled a bunch of plates on the monolift in the warmup room and did a static hold. I buried my opener of 705. Next I went 744 and got called for depth. Came back and nailed it on my third. Bench started out sucking. I was using a single ply denim cut up the back to open with 485. About an inch from touching, I let the shirt take me out of my groove. Couldn't even budge it. Got it on my second then got 523 on my third. I used a double denim cut up the back for my third. Bar came down fast and perfect. Got the press call and shot it up like 135. The deadlift is what PLJay and Freak wanted to see how I would do since I rarely pull during training. Opened with 600, smoked it. Second was 633 to give me a 1900 total and smoked it. Went to 650 and nailed it with a good strong steady pull. Final total: 1917. Overall, everyone did well. Kidder always runs top notch meet. After the awards were handed out, everyone from our group came over to our hotel and had a bbq and beer party. A special thanks to Freaks uncle Nick and another fellow lifter John for all their help behind the scenes. And an extra special thanks to all our wives for their support during training and coming to the meet. We couldn't have done it without them.