Janis Amolins


NICKNAME: The Jedi
HEIGHT: 5’10”
WEIGHT: 170 LBS.

Janis Amolins

NICKNAME: The Jedi

HEIGHT: 5’10”

WEIGHT: 170 LBS.

LEVER LENGTH (ELBOW TO FINGERTIP): 18”

HOMETOWN: Salaspils, Latvia

FAVORITE ARM-WRESTLING TECHNIQUE: Toproll

YEARS COMPETING IN THE SPORT: 17 years

FAMILY: Married with three kids (7 year old daughter, and 2 year-old twins: boy and girl)

WAL TITLES: WAL 2014 2nd Place Left-hand and Right-hand Champion; WAL 2015 Southern Region: 1st Place Right-hand, 3rd Place Left-hand; WAL 2015 Lightweight Championships: 3rd Place Left-hand, Right-hand Champion

EMPLOYMENT: Physiotherapist

FAVORITE TRAINING TECHNIQUE: One arm pull-ups

MOTTO: “Talent is 1 percent; hard work is 99 percent.”