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New England LWC of USA Weightlifting (USAW) administers the sport of Olympic Weightlifting in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.  LWC Officers

Events

Check out upcoming events and competitions for the next 3 months in New England. Click here to view all events!

december 2016

30dec - 1janAll DayRWL WINTER WEIGHTLIFTING CAMP

january 2017

14janAll DayRISTO OLYMPIA CUP SERIES EVENT IN SOMERVILLE

february 2017

4feb - 5All DayUSAW Coaching Cert. Level 1 February 4 & 5, 2017
18feb - 19All Day2017 ATLANTIC STATES OPEN

Latest News

Below is our latest news from New England LWC. Click here to view more news!

26Nov 16

ATLANTIC STATES OPEN: LOCATION AND DATES CLARIFIED

Posted November 26, 2016 by Greg Laxer, Webmaster Meet Director Dave Lussier has announced that the 2017 Atlantic States Open will indeed be a two-day event, February 18 and 19, and will be held in Marlborough (also known as Marlboro, go figure), Massachusetts. CrossFit Crag will be host venue, located at 55 Maple Street. There is no online registration or payment option, so go to .PDF linked to below and print out (yes, print out, you mobile Internet fanatics!) Entry Form, and snail-mail with payment to Dave Lussier (check made out to "North Shore Weightlifters"). Full details are on the…

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23Nov 16

CHANGE OF VENUE FOR ATLANTIC STATES OPEN

Posted November 22, 2016 by Greg Laxer, Webmaster I have been informed that the 2017 Atlantic States Open, on Presidents Day Weekend, will be held in Marlboro, MA rather than Beverly. More details will be announced when they become available.

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08Sep 16

FIRST-TIMERS’ MEET RESULTS, NEW HAMPSHIRE

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

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27Jun 16

SUMMER SOLSTICE OPEN RESULTS

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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Olympic Weightlifting consists of two elements: The Snatch, followed by the Clean & Jerk. The competitor with the greatest total for the two lifts wins. Proper technique and agility are just as important as brute strength for success! 

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