Jezza Uepa Powerlifter Interview

Posted by in Powerlifter Interviews on October 3, 2019 Comments off

1. Name Jezza Uepa

Jezza Uepa

Jezza Uepa at IPF World Championships 2019

2. Married and family? Married with 6 kids
3. How long have you been lifting? 2009 started 10 years now
4. Do you lift in gear or raw? What type? Classic
5. Are you a bench specialist or a 3 lift athlete? 3 lift athletes
6. What are some of your accomplishments? Titles? World
7. What federations have you lifted in? IPF
8. What is your preferred federation? IPF
9. Best advice given to you/ Best advice you can give? Coach Gerard Jones
10. Training philosophy, beliefs, and/or methods? Pain is my friend cos struggle is real
11. How many days a week do you train? 6 days
12. Some of your fondest memories? My record squat in 2013
13. Favorite lift and why? Squat
14. Do you have any records or championships? Yes
15. Greatest motivation? Coach, my family, supporters
16. What is your diet like? I love most rice and raw fish
17. One thing nobody knows about you? Cos I grew up in a small pleasant island of Nauru
18. Any pre-contest superstitions? I pray before and after competition
19. Describe yourself in one word? Humble