Female powerlifter pukes during her lift, then responds like a champ

This is the worst nightmare for competitive lifters, but she couldn't have handled it better

Via Instagram @blondebeautybri

The worst possible nightmare for a competitive powerlifter has to be what one woman experienced recently at the Raw Unity Powerlifting Championships (or "Rum9").

Instagram user BlondeBeautyBri posted a video of her doing a deadlift during competition -- and throwing up in the middle of the lift, right in front of the judges. 

Not only did she finish her lift and not freak out, but she responded like a true champ afterward in how she handled the aftermath.

The incident instantly became a joke on social media, and instead of running from it, the lifter posted one meme to her own Instagram account and then wrote an inspiring message that probably only people who powerlift can fully appreciate.

Here's what she wrote in response to the incident: "no I'm not embarrassed nor ashamed of this I'm actually proud of myself for not giving up like most lifters would! So many people are saying so many things like its "gross" "nasty" "chicken dance" whatever yes it's gross and nasty and yes I like to do the chicken dance to pump my lats before my lift but at the end of the day I still got my final attempt deadlift and I wouldn't change anything at all. For people who don't understand powerlifting and the passion we as powerlifters train long and hard, beat our bodies up for 1 day on the platform and a total of 9 lifts you better believe after I covered the judge in vomit there was no way I wasn't going to get my lift. So to any lifters who have ever done any of the powerlifting trifecta on the platform (pee, puke or poop) keep on lifting because you trained way to hard for any of that to stop you!!"

Now that's how a true champion responds to adversity.

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