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Jeff Evans at the 2017 USAW Tampa Classic. Photo courtesy of Lifting Life

Jeff Evans Sets Meet PRs at the 2017 FWF Florida State Championships

While Jeff Evans retired from the sport of CrossFit, it does not mean that his competitive fire is gone. Evans has moved on to competing in Olympic Weightlifting. Last month Evans competed at the 2017...

2018 USAW American Open Series Finals Headed to Milwaukee

USA Weightlifting has announced the venue for next year's American Open Series Finals. The 2018 finals will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, at the Wisconsin Center on December 6-9, 2018. This will be the first...
Charis Chan at the 2015 USAW American Open

Charis Chan Receives 4-Year Sanction

It has been over a year since Charis Chan has competed in a weightlifting meet or CrossFit event. But on Monday, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced a four-year sanction has been imposed...
Nathan Damron at the 2016 USAW American Open

Highlights of Nathan Damron at American Open

Nathan Damron has the talk of weightlifting on social media over the past few months. With some monster squats culminating some really big Olympic lifts right before the American Open, all eyes were set...
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...
CJ Cummings breaks American Record Snatch

Watch CJ Cummings’s Record Breaking Snatch and Clean & Jerk from the American Open

CJ Cummings is only 16 years old, but he is putting up some huge weights. Cummings holds a slew of Youth, Junior and Senior American Records as well as a Youth World Record in the clean...
Harrison Maurus breaking Youth American Record - Snatch

Video: Harrison Maurus Breaks Youth American Records

Harrison Maurus, 16 years old, broke the Youth American Record for Snatch, Clean & Jerk and Total this past weekend at the 2016 USAW American Open. Maurus broke his own records that he set...
Anthony Pomponio called for press out at 2016 USAW American Open

Anthony Pomponio Injured Hip Flexor Leading Up to American Open

Anthony Pomponio failed to record a clean & jerk at the American Open this weekend. Pomponio led by 2kg after the snatch, but after missing 178kg twice - once a miss, the second was...
James Tatum at 2016 USAW American Open

Tatum Wins 85kg Category after Pomponio and Cooper Fail to Total

The Men's 85kg weight category featured James Tatum, Anthony Pomponio and Travis Cooper, all of which competed in the U.S. Olympic Trials in May. In the end, James Tatum was the only one to...
Kathleen Winters wins 48kg category at USAW American Open

Kathleen Winters Edges Out Alyssa Ritchey by 1 Kilo to Win 48kg Category

The Women's 48kg weight category had one of the more interesting story lines coming into the American Open. The initial start list showed Kathleen Winters as the favorite in the lightest women's weight category,...