Home' D Fine Redland Lifestyle Magazine : November 2009 Contents 12 d'fine magazine November 10, 2009
KILOJOULES and kilograms are on each
end of the weightlifting bar these days
for one of the Redlands' newest
residents, double Olympian Kevin Blake.
Good health and fitness is a goal everyone
should strive for according Kevin, who has just
set up his personal training business at
This is a culmination of 30 years in health and
fitness as well as competing at the highest level
The Aucklander is a champion weightlifter,
who has brought his wife Dione and daughters
Nikita (6) and Jasmine (3) to live in the Redlands.
Kevin's weightlifting record reads like a Who's
Who in one of the toughest sports presented at
He was the youngest weightlifter to be
selected for the Olympics when he was chosen
to represent New Zealand in the 1984 Los
Competing in the 100kg division, Kevin
finished a commendable ninth in some
Although not competing in the same division,
Kevin befriended Australia's Dean Lukin who
went on to win the gold medal in a memorable
lift in the heavyweight division at those
Kevin went on to compete in the
Commonwealth Games at Edinburgh in 1986
and Auckland in 1990 and Olympic Games at
Seoul in 1988.
His premier year was 1989 when he became
the Commonwealth champion with winning
lifts of 155kg in the snatch and 190 in the clean
Kevin has trained under top junior and the
national East German coaches, been involved in
the Bulgarian and Russian weightlifting
programs -- all of which were considered the
leading exponents of the sport.
His latest achievements were at the
Queensland Masters Championships where he
achieved personal bests of 110kg in the snatch
and 240kg in the clean and jerk.
These results placed him first in the best lifter
category at the championships.
He is a member of the Cougars Weightlifting
Club which trains at Chandler.
Kevin has turned his impressive career into
a health and lifestyle business, whereby
he encourages everyone he meets to take
stock of their lives and start thinking about
He is quick to level his criticisms at the
younger generation and in particularly children
who are unaware of the unhealthy lifestyles
associated with junk food.
"Poor nutrition associated with junk food and
hamburgers, plus a lack of exercise is simply the
reason why we have obese children, "he said.
"Takeaway food is all too easy these days, and
with busy lifestyles it is easy to see why families
get drawn into quick solutions when it comes
By Jeff Freak
Kevin raises the
bar on good
a great smile?
where the choice is clear
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Shop 3 Redland Bay Village, cnr Broadwater
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195 Vienna Rd, Alexandra Hills
Ph: 3824 4488
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7-22 Bunker Rd, Victoria Point
Ph: 3207 7744
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129 Finucane Rd (cnr Windemere Rd)
Ph: 3824 8741, Fax: 3820 2088
Your local orthodontist.
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Dr Michael Tselepis
76 Old Cleveland Rd, Capalaba
Ph: 3806 2081, Fax: 3806 3298
Specialising in clear and invisible braces
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189 Old Cleveland Rd, Capalaba
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