Found August 04, 2012 on Player Perspective:
All week long I’ve been meaning to blog about Holley Mangold but let myself get distracted by less important things. Shame on me. I have tweeted about Mangold quite a bit so I haven’t ignored her completely.  Mangold is somewhat of a phenom. In making it to the Olympics to represent the U.S. she has done something in 3-4 years that people typically take much longer to accomplish. Mangold started off in athletics by playing offensive lineman in high school along side her brother NY Jets OL Nick Mangold. Once that ended she took up weightlifting and quickly got serious.  I’m curious to see how Mangold will perform tomorrow morning (8/5 10:30am EST). The biggest knock on Mangold (according to folks who know way more than me AND also Mangold herself) is that she has been over reliant on natural talent and abilities and needs to work even more on technique and conditioning. Down the road, that may result in a need for Mangold to drop some of her 350lbs. You’ll notice that even at the hig...
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