Ice Chamber Kettlebell Lifter, Melissa Swanson, took the Bronze Medal at 2013 IUKL World Championships in Tyumen, Russia on November 21, 2013. 24kg Snatch, Women Professional Division, 68kg Weight Class: Gold – Tatiana Potemkin (Kazakhstan), Silver – Oxana Zagrabina (Russia), Bronze – Melissa Swanson (USA)


Jessica Wins First Place at Reebok Sports Club

Ice Chamber Kettlebell Lifter, Jessica DiBiase, performs 71 reps of 24kg Snatch at 58kg body weight and wins GOLD at the AKA / IUKL USA National Qualifier for the World Championships in New York on September 7, 2013. Jessica earned the top American female spot within her weight division to compete in Tyumen, Russia against […]

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Melissa Swanson, MSWC Interview

Master of Sport World Class, Melissa Swanson, is not only one of the fiercest GS competitors to grace the platform on U.S. soil, but also a successful restauranteur and a dedicated mother of two young boys.  Undefeated in Biathlon since her induction into the sport in 2010, Melissa holds the North American record in both […]

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Surya’s ICKB Competition Chronicles: Part 2

By Surya Voinar-Fowler …As I lay there drifting in and out of sleep listening to the cheers of friends and family watching the lifters I am reminded of the many reasons I love this sport. People from all walks of life, all ages, some at their first competition others seasoned competitors, different lifting styles etc. […]

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Surya’s ICKB Competition Chronicles: Part 1

By: Surya Voinar-Fowler Having just returned from another ICKB adventure I was inspired to share an inside view of just what it is like when three KB athletes and their fearless coach head out on the road for a KB competition. Over the last four years of training and competing with the ICKB team I […]

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