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Orillia Sports HOF’s Wayne Dowswell and his passion for uplifting

06/06/2022 Weightlifting Amateur
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Orillia Sports HOF’s Wayne Dowswell and his passion for uplifting

Wayne Dowswell is a beloved coach, team builder and mentor. Wayne started teaching in 1965 after obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan where he wrestled on the Varsity Team.

Gull Lake softball’s Addison Hribar succeeds in new endeavor of powerlifting

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Gull Lake softball’s Addison Hribar succeeds in new endeavor of powerlifting

Addison Hribar (15) is determined to succeed in her newest athletic endeavor… powerlifting.

36-year-old competitive bodybuilder Jess Friesen training to get her Pro Card

03/14/2022 Weightlifting Amateur
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36-year-old competitive bodybuilder Jess Friesen training to get her Pro Card

When reflecting on the past 10 years in competitive bodybuilding, 36-year-old Jess Friesen can’t help but feel grateful for the incredible community that she has become a part of. 

Q&A with Olympic weightlifter, Texas state record holder Michael ‘Savage Davidge’

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Q&A with Olympic weightlifter, Texas state record holder Michael ‘Savage Davidge’

His fierceness has earned him the nickname of “Savage Davidge.” A fitting nickname for competitor Michael Rayburn Davidge Jr., a Junior at Carroll Senior High School who competes in football, wrestling, and Olympic weightlifting.

North Branch teen Olivia Gyomory is dominating the powerlifting circuit

02/06/2022 Weightlifting Amateur
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North Branch teen Olivia Gyomory is dominating the powerlifting circuit

I recently stumbled across an amazing North Branch, Michigan teen. Olivia Gyomory, just 16, competed in the AAPF World Championship October of 2021 after consistently setting state and national records.

USA weightlifting champion, 8th grader Madden Mones has learned anything is possible

02/02/2022 Weightlifting Amateur
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USA weightlifting champion, 8th grader Madden Mones has learned anything is possible

His football teammates call him Viking, and he is one fierce dude. While Madden Mones plays football for the Milton Feeder team and defender for his Southern Express Club Lacrosse team, he’s also a USA Weightlifting Champion.

Christopher Young details how he trained his son to set a deadlift world record

11/02/2021 Weightlifting Youth
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Christopher Young details how he trained his son to set a deadlift world record

Christopher T. Young outlines how he trained his son from never touching a barbell to setting a World Record deadlift at the 365-Strong WPF National Championship in only two short months.

Levy of Chattanooga takes on powerlifting before pharmacy school and wins big at USPA competition

11/02/2021 Weightlifting Amateur
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Levy of Chattanooga takes on powerlifting before pharmacy school and wins big at USPA competition

Brie Levy of Chattanooga recently competed in the United States Powerlifting Association (USPA) Southside Strength Showdown powerlifting competition.

Turkmenistan lauds its first Olympic medalist

08/21/2021 Weightlifting National
ALEXANDER VERSHININ Associated Press
Turkmenistan lauds its first Olympic medalist

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — Turkmenistan lauded its first Olympic medal winner at a lavish ceremony on Saturday where she was showered with gifts. Weightlifter Polina Guryeva, 21, lifted a total 217 kilograms in the 59-kilogram category at the Tokyo Games. It was the first Olympic medal for the gas-rich Central Asian country since it won […]

IOC gives itself more power to remove sports from Olympics

08/08/2021 Weightlifting National
GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer
IOC gives itself more power to remove sports from Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — The IOC gave itself more power Sunday to remove sports from the Olympic program. The International Olympic Committee voted in the new powers amid prolonged issues with the leadership of weightlifting and boxing. Both sports already had their quota of athletes cut for the 2024 Paris Olympics and weightlifting could be dropped […]