U.S. weightlifter Kendrick Farris spoke to University of East London reporters Joe Nerssessian and Kris Cannon about his goals for the 2012 Olympic Games and compared his experiences in London to Beijing. Farris showed off his lifting techniques for various weights and explains how he got into the sport.
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