Dresdin Archibald

Dresdin Archibald

 

All Articles By Dresdin Archibald

The sport of weightlifting is growing faster than the supporting structure, but it's a good problem to have.
While not prevalent in the USA, weightlifters have a surprising history of political activity abroad.
The rationalization of the body weight categories didn't exist before Norbert Schemansky.
How can we compare the greatest sprinter and greatest swimmer in Olympic history?
Thoughts on Olympic performances, why the Olympics can't only be for amateurs anymore, and our misguided notions of amateurism.
An historical perspective on female athletes, the Olympics, and doping in Olympic weightlifting.
A mature athlete's guide for adjusting training to accommodate the merciless Father Time.
Don't lose nine months of training because you took three months to goof off.
The passing of Gordie Howe and Muhammad Ali represents the end of an era in professional sports.
Thoughts on my experience officiating at both the American and Canadian Weightlifting Olympic Trials.
The world of Olympic weightlifting was forever changed by the greatest lifter of all time.
In an era of rampant doping, what would happen to the sport if drug tested resulted in a level playing field?