Monthly Archives: September 2011

Flour Packing Contest

by Al Myers
Uwe Meyer training for a flour packing contest. This takes the Inman Mile to the extreme!
All of the recent talk on the Inman Mile in the USAWA Discussion Forum brought up another topic.  Longtime USAWA member Tom Ryan brought up a competition I had never heard of before – Flour Packing.  He […]

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Club Certificates

by Al Myers

This is an example of the new USAWA Club Certificates for 2011. This certificate is for Habeckers Gym – the 2010 USAWA Club of the Year.
I have spent some time lately updating the Club page on the website.   We now have 13 registered clubs in the USAWA.  This is the most of […]

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The Day I Met Al Myers

by Thom Van Vleck
Al Myers breaking the World Record in the sheaf toss in the professional division
Al Myers and I have been friends for a LONG time.  Well, at least 16 years anyways.  I was digging through some old photos the other day and came across this gem.  It was the Highlands Ranch Highland Games […]

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Dino Strength Training Center

by Scott Tully
The front of the newly opened Dino Strength Training Center.
We are proud to announce the opening of the new Dino Strength Training Center at 703 Bishop street in Salina, KS.  This is the version of our training facility that was formerly in Lon Beffort’s basement.   These past 5 years we have acquired so much […]

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Wilf Chapman RIP

by Al Myers

I just recently learned that Wilf Chapman, of Australia, had passed away this summer.  I have had the honor of competing against Wilf in a few competitions, with the first one being the 2006 IAWA World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland.  The above tribute appeared in  the publication, “The All-Round Strength Athlete”.   This is the […]

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