Kettlebell Sport Pioneer Jad Marinovic is  Australian’s 1st Master of Sport International Class (MSIC Rank), Australia’s 1st Kettlebell Marathon and Power Juggling  International winner, Australia’s 1st Kettlebell Marathon and Jerk (TAJ) Kettlebell Sport World Champion.  In the world records achieved include making history becoming 1st double Kettlebell Marathon pioneer for women in the world, and 1st person in the world to lift double kettlebells for 3 hours.
Kettlebell Athletica Director

WFF International Kettlebell Athletica Director

Member of WFF International Executive Committee.

Arnold Sports Festival Australia Kettlebell Captain

Australian representative for KETAcademy (KETA)

Australia representative World Association of Kettlebell Clubs

International Girevoy Sport Federation (IGSF) Vice President

IGSF Oceania Committee chairwoman


Zivka Jadranka Marinovic, more commonly known as Jad, is born in

Melbourne, Australia with Croatian and Canadian/British ancestry. Jad
is a Mother of two boys, Personal Trainer, kettlebell sport coach, and
founder of Kettlebell Athletica, with 25 years experience in the
fitness industry, including 14 years specialising in kettlebell
lifting. Jad Marinovic is a 6-time World Champion Professional
kettlebell sport athlete, and 7-time world champion in the Veteran
division, world record holder, pioneer, and most decorated kettlebell
sport athlete in Australia achieving multiple firsts in Kettlebell
Sport in both classic and non-traditional disciplines.  Some
highlights include becoming the first Australian to be ranked  “Master
of Sport International class”(MSIC), and has achieved 4 x MSIC, and 9
x Master of sport (MS) rank titles. Jad is Australia’s first
international Kettlebell Marathon champion and winner, and in the
world she is a kettlebell marathon pioneer for woman lifting two
kettlebells for one hour, and most recently the first person in the
world to lift two kettlebells for three hours. To date she is also the
first and only Australian to win a Power Juggling title. For more
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