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Jaclyn Beed joined the Tree Trunx Team in 2014. Her success in Olympic weightlifting and Judo have given her the incredible opportunity to travel the globe and compete against other world class athletes. At only 17 years old, Jaclyn has constructed an unbelievably impressive resume that most athletes twice her age would be completely satisfied with. Fortunately for Team USA and Tree Trunx, Jaclyn doesn't plan on slowing down anytime soon.
Jaclyn currently holds the American record in weightlifting for the snatch with 80 kilos at Junior Nationals 2010.
Weight Class: 75kg
Snatch: 176lb. / 80kg
Clean & Jerk: 216lb. / 98kg
What year did you begin lifting? 2002
How did you get involved? Originally to strengthen my Judo throws, but it took on a life of its own.
Favorite Competition Lift? Snatch
Favorite Training Lift? Snatch
Personal Goals: 2016 or 2020 Olympics in Weightlifting and/or Judo.
Favorite Food: Spinach
Favorite Book: Unwound
Favorite TV Show: Supernatural
Favorite Song: “Good Feeling”
Hobbies/Interested outside of Weightlifting: Judo, shopping, spending time with family and friends.
Olympic Weightlifting Achievements:
2014 --- 1st place 2014 Junior Nationals (Denver, Co)
2012 --- Youth World Championships (Kosice, Slovakia)
2012 --- 2nd place Youth National Championships (Dearborn MI)
2011 --- 6th place -Youth World Championships (Lima, Peru)
2011 --- 1st place School Age Championships (Flowery Branch, GA)
2010 --- 2nd place at School Age Nationals.
2010 --- 4th place at Junior Nationals.
2009 --- 4th place at Junior Nationals (Foster City, CA 14 in bracket, ages 12-19 w/ Jaclyn youngest at 12)
2009 --- 1st place – 2009 Louisiana State Governors Cup.
2008 --- 2nd place - School Age Nationals (Walt Disney World, FL).
2008 --- 1st place - Oklahoma State Championships.
2007 --- 2nd place - School Age Championships (Springfield, MO).
2007 --- Arnold Classic (Juniors) – Silver for 2 person team competition.
2006 --- 4th place - Texas State Championships.
2006 --- Arnold Classic (Juniors) – 2nd place.
2005 --- 1st place - AAU National Championships (Covington, LA).
2005 --- Arnold Classic (Juniors) - 11th place.
Olympic Judo Achievements:
2013 --- Junior World Championships team member (Libjuanna, Slovenia)
2013 --- 1st IJF National Junior Championships (Dallas, TX)
2013 --- 3rd Place Scholastics Junior division (Miami, FL)
2013 --- 1ST Place Scholastics IJF division (Miami, FL)
2012 --- 1st IJF National Junior Championships (Dallas, TX)
2012 --- 2nd Place Junior Olympic championships (Dallas, TX)
2011 --- Junior World Championships Team Member (Cape Town, South Africa).
2011 --- 1st place, IJF National Junior Championships (Dallas, TX)
2011 --- 2nd Place Junior Olympic championships (Dallas, TX)
2010 --- 2nd place Junior Olympic championships (Atlanta, Georgia)
2009 --- 1st place, National Junior Olympics (Walt Disney World, Orlando Florida).
2009 --- 1st place, International Division. (Walt Disney World, Orlando Florida).
2008 --- 1st place, National Junior Olympics (Walt Disney World, Orlando Florida).
2007 --- 1st place, National Junior Olympics (San Antonio, Texas).
2007 --- 1st place, Dallas Invitational.
2006 --- 1st place, National Junior Olympics (San Jose, California).
2006 --- 1st place, Sooner State Games (Oklahoma).
2005 --- 2nd place, National Junior Olympics (Fort Lauderdale, Florida).