Backwoods Kentucky Barbell started with founders Dylan and Alex just lifting a few days a week in Dylan’s garage located in Hebron, KY. Over time more and more people wanted to come lift in the garage with Dylan and Alex. On Saturday mornings it wasn’t odd to have 6 or more people crammed onto one platform, then after lifting Dylan would run to the store and grill up some grub for everyone. The garage was dirty, dark and cold but this never stopped people from wanting to come in. Dylan’s house was out in the country with nothing but a platform some weights and a single squat rack but most importantly two guys that just wanted to help people in the sport of weightlifting. We love our grassroots and who we are. Fast forward a few years and Backwoods Kentucky Barbell has been able to help weightlifters from all ranges. We have helped brand new athletes, regional crossfitters, masters, national level lifters and international level lifters. We are a USAW recognized club as of 2018 and located in Walton, Ky within Triple Crown Athletics with about 35 athletes. We are hear to help you reach your goals!
Dylan Scott -President and Head Coach, Alex Smith – Assistant Coach