Interview With 8X Team Canada Weightlifting Competitor David Samayoa


David Samayoa is a 3x National Weightlifting Champion and 8 time Team Canada Competitor. Click our YouTube link to hear Dave’s story on how he got into weightlifting and how he continues to compete at such a high level 18 years after he got his 1st start in his family’s favorite sport.

We go into detail on his competition, training, mental prep and recovery strategies.

Dave is one strong dude! His best snatch is 152kg/334.5lbs and he has clean and jerked 180kg/396lbs. He is a 3x Canadian National champion and holds 15 Provincial records.

He is currently training for the Pan American Championships and of course the all coveted spot at the Olympics. Check it out: