Brian is a 22 year old lifter currently competing in the -85kg category. While recovering from wisdom tooth surgery, he saw a highlight video of elite weightlifters training and decided to give the lifts a try his next gym session. With a suggestion from a friend, http://opencooks.com/user/198/ Brian contacted Gary Valentine within a week and began training with Team Connecticut on September 1, 2015. He has a best snatch of 92.5kg and a best clean & jerk of 125kg. Brian is a senior at Trinity College studying economics and philosophy.