Independent Lens

Strong: Visualizing Weightlifting as Poetry in Motion

Clip: Season 13 Episode 27 | 5m 30s

Forget everything you think you know about strong women! In this companion video to the Independent Lens documentary Strong!, filmmaker Julie Wyman talks about what inspired her to profile former Olympic weightlifter Cheryl Haworth, who gives "girl time" new meaning as she demonstrates how to raise the bar ... the competitive weightlifting way.

Aired: 07/25/12

Rating: TV-PG

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