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Q&A with CrossFit Weightlifting Coach JP Bolwahnn:

Q:  Why can I power clean more than I clean?

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JP is a 13 year Navy Veteran and former Navy SEAL that has been involved with CrossFit since 2004. JP received his CrossFit Level 1 in 2005 and since 2008 has been working and training with Coach Burgener and CrossFit HQ as part of the seminar staff. He also helped coach Division 1 athletes in Strength and Conditioning at the University of San Diego. Currently, he leads CrossFit Weightlifting Trainer Courses for Coach B in various regions throughout the world. Some other notable accomplishments for JP include: Playing for the Mexican National Rugby team in 2009 in the IRB USA Rugby 7s. Playing FCS Division 1 College Football as a 33-35 year old running back for University of San Diego Toreros. Finishing 2nd Place at the 2013 American Weightlifting Masters meet. JP still trains and competes in weightlifting in the 85Kg weight class as a Master.