**********REMINDER********** NASA TRI-STATE NATURAL REGIONAL POWERLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS ON JULY 26TH******

This is a friendly reminder that the NASA Tri-State Natural Regional Powerlifting Championships are coming up this weekend on July 26TH in Flora, IL

DATE: July 25, 2015
PLACE: The Gym

Last chance WABDL Bench/Deadlift World Qualifier in New York

Deadline extended until July 28th, for the 14th Annual 9/11 Tom Foley Bench Press/Deadlift in Suffern,NY on Saturday, August 1, 2015. Please email Brian Fahrenfeld with any questions. Download applications at WABDL.org and contact Brian: Brianprovega@aol.com Meet will be held at the beautiful Crowne Plaza in Suffern, NY, 30 minutes north of New York City. This meet is held in honor of fallen FDNY firefighter, Thomas J. Foley. He was tragically killed in the line of duty rescuing innocent people from the twin towers.

LIVE THE STRONG LIFE

The June issue of STRONG LIFE Magazine is now available on Powerlifting Watch and at www.StrongLife610.net. The free publication features the Texas state meet, Western Australia States, and a preview for the 2015 Senior Championships.

Conyers goes 1542 @ 148!

Tony Conyers competed at 148 on Saturday July 18th at the Raw United Senior Championships held in Port St Lucie, Florida. He set a new standard for the Men's Raw World Records (Open) with a 532lb squat, 380lb bench and 630 deadlift. The new record is now 1542 the previous record was 1482. In addition, Tony set 4 more Master world records by moving the squat from 507 to 532, bench 374 to 380 and the deadlift 606 to 630. The total moves from 1466 to 1542. Check out the footage of his lifts.

Iraqi powerlifter Juboori suspended for Anti-Doping Rule violation

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that Iraqi powerlifter Hussein Juboori has been suspended for four years for an Anti-Doping Rule violation.

Juboori returned an adverse analytical finding for oxandrolone and its metabolite epioxandrolone in a urine sample provided on 16 March 2015 after he had competed at the FAZZA Powerlifting Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This substance is included on the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) 2015 Prohibited List under the category S1.1A Exogenous Anabolic Androgenic Steroids (AAS) and is prohibited at all times, both in and out of competition.

BREAKING NEWS FROM THE IPA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

BREAKING NEWS FROM THE IPA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
IPA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE STATEMENT REGARDING
JULY 11 MEET IN AURORA, IL
This statement is in reference to a meet held July 11, 2015 in Aurora, Illinois by Corey Miceli. This meet received strong criticism from the powerlifting community on many levels relative to the quality and fairness of the judging to the legitimacy of the weigh-ins. While Corey Miceli was the IPA Illinois State Chairman, the IPA Headquarters office did not receive a request for a sanction for this meet, therefore, the meet is not considered a sanctioned event and results will not count toward records or any printed or online postings.

FINAL CONTEST LETTER, 2015 SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

FINAL Contest Letter,

2015 Men’s & Women’s Senior Powerlifting Championships

Port St. Lucie Civic Center * Port St. Lucie, Florida

Saturday & Sunday, July 18-19

ATTENTION:

THIS LETTER SUPERSEDES ALL PREVIOUS

CORRESPONDENCE REGRADING THE 2015

MEN’S & WOMEN’S SENIOR POWERLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS!

IF YOU ARE COMPETING AT THE

2015 MEN’S & WOMEN’S

Team Unbreakable Gear Puts on a Show at the USPA Nationals!!

What a weekend Steve Denison put on this past weekend as he hosted the 2015 USPA National Championships in Las Vegas!!

Friday- The UG Ladies had some fun. Unbreakable Gear's co-owner Tamara McElwee Won the Gold in the Open and Masters (48yrs old) 123 class!! She Squatted 275, Benched a 10lbPR of 160lbs and 26lbPR on deads for a new national record of 341lbs!!

Next came Kelly Lovan Broke the IA state records and won Gold in Sub Masters and Bronze in Open!

European Masters Championships Pilsen, Czech Republic 14 − 18 July, 2015- Live!

Check out the European Masters Championships live from Pilsen, Czech Republic
The meet runs from 14 − 18 July
European Masters Championships

2016 RAW UNITY CHAMPIONSHIPS

The 2016 RAW UNITY CHAMPIONSHIPS will be held January 29-31 at the Port Saint Lucie Civic Center. The contest will feature separate Bench Press and Deadlift competitions on Friday (January 29) and the Full Power event on Saturday and Sunday (January 30-31). Each session will have limited entries, so get yours in now! Qualifying totals for RUM 9 are included in the attached entry.

Enter The Cage Chapter I (2015)

When you enter the Cage, you enter a different world. It's a world that is both strange and familiar at the same time. It's the world of Animal. To some, it seems strange and intimidating – unwelcoming. To those who have crossed the threshold, they know the world of Animal is open and inclusive. You just have to step inside. Enter The Cage.

FINAL CONTEST LETTER, 2015 SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

R.A.W. United will be hosting its 2015 Senior Powerlifting Championships on Saturday and Sunday, July 18-19, at the Port Saint Lucie Civic Center. The roster includes 135 lifters representing 9 teams and features Loma Amore, Brett Benedix, Dominic Beswick, Tony Conyers, Vashon Perryman, Jacob Sundey, Edith Traina, and Julie Wilson. The final contest letter and order of lifting is attached. contest letter

IPC Powerlifting Asian Open Championships to be shown live

IPC Powerlifting has announced that all five days of competition from the 2015 IPC Powerlifting Asian Open Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan, will be streamed live at www.Almaty2015.com from 26-30 July.

The competition forms part of a trio of regional Championships taking place in 2015, following April's IPC Powerlifting Americas Open Championships from Mexico City, Mexico, and ahead of November's European Open in Eger, Hungary.

All three events act as qualifiers for Rio 2016, with Almaty 2015 currently the biggest with over 220 athletes from 30 countries.

Kevin OAK 2,100 Lb Total Raw at 220 Lbs

2,100 Lb Total Raw with knee wraps at the RPS Heatwave Competition. 850 Lb Squat, 505 Lb Bench Press and 745 Lb Deadlift. This is the #2 all time raw total in the 220 division. The 850 Lb squat is the #3 squat all time in the 220 lb division.

Iranian athlete suspended for four years for anti-doping violation

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that Iranian shot putter Ahmad Ostavarian has been suspended for four years for an Anti-Doping Rule violation.

Ostavarian returned an adverse analytical finding for two substances: Metandienone metabolites Epimetandienone and Epimetendiol, and Trenbolone metabolite Epitrenbolone in a urine sample provided on 25 February 2015 after he had competed in the shot put F37 event at the 7th FAZZA Athletics Championships in Dubai, UAE, which doubles as the IPC Athletics Grand Prix.