National Junior Championships This Weekend

The USA Weightlifting National Junior Championships will be held this weekend in Itasca, Illinois, and Minnesota will be well represented at the meet.  The lifting starts tomorrow morning, and you can watch the live streaming video HERE. Competing Friday Taran Pickar, 48kg – 12:00pm Mari Aarneson 53kg, 4:00pm Joe Donahoe 69 kg […]

Kendrick Farris Presentation

If you want a chance to see America’s best weightlifter, come to the Minnesota-NSCA State Clinic on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the University of Minnesota.  Olympian and American Record Holder Kendrick Farris is the keynote speaker at this year’s clinic.  There will be more details to come shortly, it looks like […]

New Age Group Terminology

Several years ago, the IWF made a slight change in the age groups.  The “schoolage” age group was considered 16 years old & younger, while the “junior” age group was 17-20 years old.  The change increased school age to 17 & younger, making juniors 18-20.  USA Weightlifting then followed suit […]

The Southern Minnesota High School Open, that was held in Cannon Falls on the 15th, was a record setter in itself.  It was the first ever 3-platform meet held in Minnesota.  There is also a very good chance that it will be the biggest single-day meet in the country thus […]

A Record Setting Day

The Southern Minnesota High School Open, that was held in Cannon Falls on the 15th, was a record setter in itself.  It was the first ever 3-platform meet held in Minnesota.  There is also a very good chance that it will be the biggest single-day meet in the country thus […]