Samuel Hartman is a weightlifter, ultrarunner, and coach. He is the director of Clintonville Barbell, a USAW-affiliated weightlifting club in Columbus, OH. Samuel has been running for many years and has dabbled in everything from road cycling to rock climbing. After starting CrossFit in 2011, he transitioned to Olympic weightlifting in 2014 and has competed at local and national-level meets including the American Open series. Samuel has been an ethical vegan since 2006 and wants to show that one can be a successful strength and endurance athlete on a plant-based diet.

Samuel enjoys discussing topics such as artificial intelligence, Dataism, ethics, and where to find the best vegan pizza. He is currently targeting the Barkley Fall Classic or UTMB-TDS as his A race for 2020.

@sam_metal PRs:
1 mile: 6:33
5k: 22:09
10k: 49:03
50k: 7:02:00
50M: 12:58:00
100k: 17:58:39
100M: 29:45:09
Deadlift: 210kg / 463lb
Back Squat: 183kg / 403lb
Front Squat: 155kg / 342lb
Snatch: 92kg / 203lbC&J: 116kg / 256lb