Happy Birthday Chad Vaughn
May 11, 2020Happy birthday to 2x Olympian and 9x National Champion, Chad Vaughn!
Wes Kitts Hits 391kg Total In Training For Pan Am Championships
Jun 28, 2017Wes Kitts (105) is training for the upcoming Pan Am Championships. This past Friday, Kitts snatched 175kg/385lb (1kg over his American Record) and clean and jerked 216kg/475lb (1kg over his current lifetime PR) to total 391kg.
CJ Cummings Earns 4th World Title
Jun 18, 2017CJ Cummings earned his fourth world title with an incredible 10kg jump to 183kg/403lb on his second clean and jerk attempt at the 2017 IWF Junior World Championships on Sunday in Tokyo. Competing in the 69kg A session, Cummings compiled a 321kg total after trailing Japan's Masanori Miyamoto by 9kg heading into the clean and jerk. In the snatch, Cummings hit a 138kg/304lb lift on his second attempt and was called for a slight press out on his final attempt at 141kg.
Jacob Horst PRs & More From Day 2 Of 2017 Junior Worlds
Jun 17, 2017Team USA's Jacob Horst closed the second day of competition at the 2017 IWF Junior World Championship by posting a PR clean and jerk to finish 14th overall in the B section in Tokyo on Saturday. Horst (62kg) tallied a 110kg/242lb snatch and a 138kg/303lb clean and jerk, giving him a 248kg total.
Ilya Ilyin Is Still Disgustingly Good At Weightlifting
Jun 15, 2017Just a reminder Ilya Ilyin is still here and still killing weights. Here he is snatching 175kg/385lb from the blocks.
Cantrell (85) Power Jerks 400lbs For 5 & Snatches A Lifetime PR
Jun 15, 2017Jordan Cantrell (85kg) represented Team USA at last year's Junior Worlds in Tbilisi, Georgia, where he ended with a 145kg/319 snatch and 173kg/380lb clean and jerk for a 318kg total. Since then, Cantrell has been training like a savage!