Posted August 5, 2017 by Greg Laxer, Webmaster/Records Keeper Women Masters lifters continue to dominate the rewriting of the New England Records Book, but there is a bit of variety to report, so read on. The Bay State Games Olympic Weightlifting component was staged at UMass-Boston, as has become the tradition, July 22 and 23. Technical Director/Speaker Denis Reno once again oversaw the action on two platforms, and the event ran very smoothly indeed. What I report here is based on the Official Results I was sent, but some data were missing. I will publish an Update if I get…
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IMPORTANT UPDATE!! I have learned from USAW CEO Phil Andrews that the National Office doesn't have "the machinery" quite in place yet to respond to requests for transferring LWC Membership. I guess we'll have to "jog in place" for a while on this. If it's a matter of changing Club membership, I urge you to proceed with that without delay. When I get an "all systems go" notice from National Office I will post the news here. Thanks for your understanding. Posted July 16, 2017 by Greg Laxer, Webmaster I just confirmed via USAW website that the USAW By-Laws updates…
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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