These 10 kickass athletes are making body-shamers and doubters eat their words

Sarah was featured in a list of “These 10 kickass athletes are making body-shamers and doubters eat their words” by Jessica Torres on Sarah is thrilled to be mentioned alongside so many other amazing athletes. Check it out at the links above!



Sword of the Olympian

Sarah was featured on Episode 4 of Season 1 of the show Big Giant Swords. “Sword-maker Irish Mike creates a giant, Ancient Greek-style sword for the Strongest Woman in America: Olympic weightlifter Sarah Robles.” (source)

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The bronze was soft enough to scratch easily during that demo scene, so Irish Mike made a second sword for Sarah.

Science of the Summer Olympics: Sarah Robles and the Mechanics Of Weightlifting

Sarah was featured in the fourth episode of the “Science of the Summer Olympics: Engineering In Sports” series on NBC Learn:

Sarah Robles and the Mechanics of Weightlifting: U.S. weightlifter Sarah Robles will rely on an athletic mix of strength, speed and timing to help create explosive power when she competes at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Robotics engineer Brian Zenowich compares Robles’ movements to those made by the WAM Arm, one of the world’s most advanced robotic arms. “Science of the Summer Olympics” is a 10-part video series produced in partnership with the National Science Foundation.”

You can watch the episode here: Science Of The Summer Olympics: Sarah Robles And The Mechanics Of Weightlifting