Two of the countries best weightlifters are now engaged. Donovan Ford and Ariel Stevens have been dating for while, but now the couple is engaged. Stevens posted a photo of the her and Ford at the top of a Mayan ruin following Ford’s proposal.
The couple were visiting Belize on vacation and Ford proposed at the end of a tour through the jungle ending at the top of a Mayan ruin.
Stevens is currently rehabbing following surgery on her elbow. She is back to working with a barbell albeit with lighter weights.
Ford has been battling injuries off and on throughout 2016. He competed at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials and finished with a 268kg total, good for 2nd place in the 105kg category.
Congrats to the newly engaged weightlifting couple!