When she was just seven years old, Ava Davis decided she wanted to give weightlifting a try. Now at 15 years old, Davis has come a long way in the sport, or art form as her coach calls it, of weightlifting.
About a year ago we introduced you to a team of Tiny Titans, competitive kid weightlifters from here in the Port City who are making a name for themselves on the national stage.
In July we introduced you to a team of weightlifting kids from Wilmington who are quite the crew of champions. The Tiny Titans of Crossfit Wilmington are still bringing home the golds.
Crossfit Wilmington is home to to a crew of weightlifting national champions. But they might not be quite who you'd expect. These tiny titans are kids!
Topsail High School graduate James Tatum placed 5th at the World Weightlifting Championships by successfully completing a 138kg (303.6 lbs) 'Snatch' lift and a 166kg (365.2 lbs) 'Clean & Jerk' lift.