Update posted February 28, 2017 THIS JUST IN! MORE WOMEN'S MASTERS RECORDS I just received word of a competition held February 11 in Lebanon, NH--Thor's Stone Winter Weightlifting Meet, Carl Wallin, Meet Director. Jane Higgins (Thor's Stone) improved her own bests in Age Group 65-69/53 Kilos Class with a good Clean & Jerk of 39 kgs., landing a Total of 68 kgs. And Valerie Thompson (same club) gains all the previously vacant marks for Age Group 60-64/75 Kilos Class. So those Records now stand at Snatch--37 kgs., C&J--45 kgs., Total--82 kgs. Congratulations, folks! Keep up the good work! Posted February…
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Posted February 7, 2017 by Greg Laxer, Webmaster COACHING COURSE IN BERLIN, VERMONT Team Vermont Head/National Coach Chris Polakowski presents a two-day course Feb. 18/19, 2017 in Berlin, Vermont. (See EVENTS CALENDAR for specific location.) Topics will include teaching the Snatch and Clean & Jerk, as well as general strength development and fitness conditioning. Online registration via USAW HERE ("UNOFFICIAL") NEWS ABOUT 2017 NEW ENGLAND LWC CHAMPIONSHIPS Dave Lussier posted some info on Facebook about this meet, which was not held in 2016. I have not heard officially from the LWC Officers about this as of this post. According…
Posted September 8, 2016 by Greg Laxer, Webmaster Here are links to Official Results of Rumbler WL's (Head Coach, Tony Pica) inaugural event for newcomers to the sport, held August 20, 2016 in New Hampshire. Women's Results: first-timers-meet-women Men's Results: first-timers-meet-men
Posted June 27, 2016 The Official Results from the Summer Solstice Open meet, held June 19, 2016 at NoRisk CrossFit in Smithfield, Rhode Island are now available. NOTE: The file runs 23 pages, but only the first two pages are needed to study the Results. Click here: …
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