WNPF Masters and US Open Highlights!

Sun, 08/11/2019 - 21:13 -- admin
The meet was held in Kissimmee Florida and had some great master lifting with Les Cramer squatting 310 at 77 years old 181 lbs. Laura Edwards totaling 875 classic raw at 165 and age 53. Jim Burton pulling 440 in the 220s at 71 years old and not to forget the star of the show 60 yr old Tony Conyers hitting 530, 380 and 600 at 165!


Jennica Baldridge - Collegiate National Headlines at Brigham Young University

Sun, 07/28/2019 - 19:33 -- admin
Jennica becomes her school's 1st ever female USA Powerlifting​ Collegiate National Champion AND 1st ever female national champion in ANY sport at Brigham Young University.

"What do a piano, a bear, and a motorcycle have in common? They all weigh around 410 pounds—the amount of weight junior Jennica B. Baldridge (’21) deadlifted in April at USA Powerlifting’s Collegiate Nationals in Ohio. With that lift, Baldridge broke the American collegiate record, took home gold, and became BYU’s first-ever female national powerlifting champion.


SOHMER SETS USPA SQUAT RECORD IN VIRGINIA

Sun, 07/28/2019 - 19:30 -- admin
Sohmer wins USPA Virginia Championship - Sets Squat Record Matt Sohmer won the USPA Virginia Championship that were held on June 8th in Vienna, Virginia. Sohmer set the USPA raw squat record on his final attempt with squat of 864 lbs. breaking the previous record of 848 lbs. He also set a personal best with a 402 bench. Matt’s next competition is scheduled to be in August at the USPA Tribute Meet in San Antonio, Texas. Matt would also like to thank his sponsors for their continued support; The RealStrength. Com, Sore No More, SBD Systems and Muscle Monster


The Mighty Gene Rychlak Moves On....

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 22:44 -- admin
The first time I heard of Gene was during the Bench America contests. I had never seen or heard of him 'till then, but he stood out with his shades and mohawk, looked like a jacked biker! He eventually became the first to bench a grand and also the first to lift a grand in both the squat and bench.. He made his mark on the powerlifitng world and did it with out question, his lifts were that solid! He started the RPS and held it to a high standard and to that we say thank you and he will be missed by us all.


NEW MEET ANNOUCEMENT: APF/AAPF Midwest Equipped Open

Wed, 07/24/2019 - 22:59 -- admin
As raw lifting has become the new staple of powerlifting, can equipped lifting regain its former luster? Or at least increase in popularity, after all equipped lifting has always been a part of powerlifting in some shape or form since its inception. "Making Geared Lifting Great Again" "On Sunday November 24, 2XL will be hosting the first-ever "APF/AAPF Midwest Equipped Open." This will be an equipped only meet with single-ply and multi-ply categories and all divisions included. It will be a qualifier for 2020 APF or AAPF Nationals, as well as for the WPO series (just announced). -


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