USAPL CON-CRET Raw Nationals Draws Big Turnout
(updated roster with additions & changes)
The roster has been updated for the USAPL CON-CRET Raw National Championships which will be held July 24-26 in Charlottesville, Virginia.
In 2008, its inaugural year, the event drew 92 open class lifters. In 2009, there will be 103 open lifters, and 173 overall. That likely will make it this year's highest attended open national event in America.
The women's lineup includes four of the top 20 lifters on the American Power Rankings. Battling for top honors will be Natalie Freed (114), Kelly Moore (123), Jennifer Thompson (132), Becky Rich (132), Ellen Stein (132), and Tammy Walker (148).
Mike Mastrean (242), Eric Kupperstein (132), Scott Layman (148), Sabre Schnitzer (220), Mike Bishop (220), Thad Benefield (275), Michael Neal (shw), and Ron Hackaspker (148) highlight the action on the men's side.