Tag: Sarah Robles

Mattie Rogers pre-lift at 2016 American Open

Highlights of Mattie Roger’s 6-for-6 Performance at the American Open

Mattie Rogers once again showed why she is one of the top lifters in the country. After a roller coaster of a year, Rogers ended 2016 on a positive note. Without being pushed in her...
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Cameron Pernich and Alessandra Pichelli Lead CrossFit Liftoff Standings

While it's not official yet, Cameron Pernich and Alessandra Pichelli are atop the leaderboard of the 2016 CrossFit Liftoff. Scores are still being validated and there is the possibility that someone's score is not showing...
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CrossFit Liftoff Workouts Released…Code Word “Lunar Module”

The 2016 CrossFit Liftoff powered by Rogue Fitness is live. CrossFit announced the three scored events of this year's competition. The first two events were expected, a 1RM snatch and a 1RM clean and jerk....
Sarah Robles at the 2016 USAW Olympic Trials

President Obama Signs Law Removing “Victory Tax” for Olympic Medalists

On Friday, President Obama signed a law removing the "victory tax" for Olympic medalists. Prior to the change, Olympic athletes would receive a cash prize from the U.S. Olympic Committee for their achievement in the...
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...
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2016 CrossFit Liftoff Will Award Weightlifters Once Again

Last year, CrossFit announced a new competition, the CrossFit Liftoff, powered by Rogue. The inaugural competition awarded athletes with the highest snatch, clean and jerk and total in addition to an overall prize combining...
Sarah Robles during 2015 IWF World Championships

Sarah Robles’ Journey to Winning Bronze in Rio

In 2013, Sarah Robles was sanctioned by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) following an in-competition drug test at the 2013 Pan-American Championships. Following her two-year ban from weightlifting, Robles returned to competition at the...
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...
Kendrick Farris at 2016 Olympic Trials

Team USA Prepares for Pan Am Championships

The Pan American Championships start on Monday in Cartagena, Colombia. Seven women and eight men will be competing for Team USA. While both the men and women are looking to do well this week, the men's...

Instagram Accounts of Top 20 Ranked Male and Female USA Weightlifters

Instagram's 15-second video limit (yes, I know it's changing) has been perfect to capture heavy snatch and clean and jerk attempts. Watching big weight go up followed by a bar slam and celebration is...