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Margaret Ciaccio
(Margie)
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When did you start armwrestling?
March 2, 1992
First tournament Local tournament in Omaha, NE, run by Mary McConnaughey
How did you place? First place
What weight classes do you typically pull? Started out pulling 121, and have been pulling 132 since 1996, I think
What titles have you won, at any level?
  • 43 National Titles (latest in 2010!)
  • 4 World Titles (the latest in September 2009!)
  • 5 Arnold Classic Titles (the latest in March 2009!)
What goals do you have for yourself in armwrestling?
  • To compete, and win another World Title, since it's been about 9 years since I've competed at a World tournament (prior to Sept 2009!)
What do you do for a living? Parish administrator at the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration
What hobbies do you enjoy? Working out, bike riding, and of course, armwrestling!
Family? Five kids, seven grandchildren (+ one on the way as of June 2010!)
Toughest opponent Andrea Paul and Joette Peterson
How do you train for armwrestling? I focus my training on exercises that will target my forearms and hand/wrist muscles. I feel that if you can dominate the opponent's hand before the go, the match is already over before it begins!