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Holbrook woman heads to national weightlifting champs

Weightlifter Allison Bradshaw of Holbrook trains for North

Weightlifter Allison Bradshaw of Holbrook trains for North American StrongWoman National Championships. (November 2010) Photo Credit: Sharon Weston

Allison Bradshaw has a lot of pull ... literally.

Last month, the 26-year-old competitive weightlifter moved a fire truck 30 feet as part of training for the North American StrongWoman National Championships, which is being held tonight in Reno, Nev.

"I put on a harness, leaned my body all the way forward and started moving my feet as fast as I could, pulling the rope as hard as I could," the Holbrook resident said. "It was pretty wild."

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Here's Allison flipping a 925-pound tire.

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