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Mat Fraser after an event win on Day 3 of the CrossFit Games. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Sports Illustrated Says Mat Fraser is 4th Fittest Male Athlete in 2017

While Mat Fraser was crowned the Fittest Man on Earth the past two years by CrossFit, Sports Illustrated has a different opinion. In this year's "Sports Illustrated Fittest 50" article, Mat Fraser only ranks...
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Kendrick Farris Releases Episode 1 of “Set the Bar”

Three-time Olympian Kendrick Farris just released the Episode 1 of a new Set the Bar series on YouTube. The series will provide an inside look to Farris' life, both inside and outside of the...
Screencap of Farkhodbek Sobirov (UZB) snatching 180kg at the 2017 IWF Junior World Championships. hookgrip/Instagram

19-Year Old Farkhodbek Sobirov Lifts More Than Olympian Kendrick Farris

Farkhodbek Sobirov (Uzbekistan) is just 19 years old but his lifts at the 2017 IWF Junior Championships were competitive at the senior level. Sobirov (94kg weight category) went 6-for-6 and finished with a 180kg snatch, 210kg...
Kendrick Farris at 2016 Olympic Team Trials

Kendrick Farris Leaves Door Open for Run at 2020 Olympics

Kendrick Farris is a three-time Olympian. Farris has competed in the last three Olympic Games. In 2008 and 2012, Farris finished 8th in the 85kg weight category (before the IOC's Reanalysis testing). At the...

2016 USAW American Open Preview: Men’s 94kg

The 2016 USAW American Open Series will take a look at two weight categories every weekday through Wednesday, December 7, the day before the start of the American Open. Take a look at the previews already...
CJ Cummings at 2016 Olympic Trials

What Will the Next Quad in USA Weightlifting Look Like?

USA Weightlifting (USAW) earned its first Olympic medal in 16 years when Sarah Robles took home the bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics in the +75kg weight class. There is no doubt that...
Morghan King at US Olympic Trials

When to Watch Team USA Lift at Rio Olympics

Morghan King, Jenny Arthur, Sarah Robles and Kendrick Farris will be representing the United States at the 2016 Rio Olympics starting on Saturday, August 6. Morgan King will be the first of the four Team...

USAW Summer 2016 E-Magazine Published

The USAW dropped its Summer 2016 E-Magazine today. Click here to read it. Fair warning, the pdf viewer is a bit clunky. The magazine focuses primarily on the National Championships from May with articles on the...

The Week in Review: June 6-12

Catch up on the top stories from the past week... Chris Moore Dies at 35 Chris Moore, most well-known from Barbell Shrugged and as the Barbell Buddha, passed away following sudden heart failure. Kendrick Farris Wins Gold, Will Represent...

Kendrick Farris is Going to the Olympics

All Team USA needed to do to earn a qualifying spot to the Olympics was for Caine Wilkes to post a total. With Kendrick Farris only one athlete away from representing Team USA at...