BFS Magazine

Mario Martinez Passes On

Steve Kinslow April 26, 2018

Mario Martinez Passes On

Martinez started his weightlifting career lifting on 5-foot exercise bars with non-revolving sleeves, and when he was a teenager did 6 sets of 6 in the clean and jerk with 295 pounds with such a bar. He eventually moved to San Francisco to train with legendary coach Jim Schmitz, who was featured in our Spring 2002 edition.

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