Friday Flicks: Lu Xiaojun Clean and Jerk in Slow Motion

This video from world record holder Lu Xiaojun is an example of the strength and flexibility you'll find in world class athletes. It's smooth, effortless, and, we daresay, beautiful.

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If you're an Olympic weightlifting geek this one's for you. Check out this clean and jerk from world record holder Lu Xiaojun of China. Not only is he strong – he holds the world record for total and snatch in the 77kg category – but you'll probably notice he's pretty flexible too.