Monthly Archives: May 2013

JWC Redesigned Logo

by Thom Van Vleck
The New JWC logo.
The Jackson Weightlifting Club is one of the oldest Clubs in the USAWA…and that’s saying a lot because there are some old clubs!  To me, what sets the JWC apart is it very much is a family club.  Sure, there are lots of non family members, but the core […]

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Frank’s Backyard

by Al Myers
Part of Frank's backyard involves the storage of his heavy-duty dirt and snow moving equipment.
When I was at Frank Ciavattone’s place for the Heavy Lift Championships, I was extremely impressed with his gym and his setup for the competiton.  The meet was held outside in Frank’s backyard, just outside of Frank’s Barbell […]

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Memorial Day

by Al Myers
There was the platform that Frank Ciavattone set up for the Heavy Lift Championships this year. Frank is proud to show his patriotism to the United States!
Today is an important day being Memorial Day.  It seems most Americans appear to have forgotten the meaning of this important day, and only think of it […]

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Club of the Year: LEDAIG HA

by Al Myers
Ledaig HA won the team title for the Overall best team at the 2012 IAWA World Championships. Pictured (left to right): Jera Kressly, Dave Glasgow, Doug Kressly
Congratulations to LEDAIG HEAVY ATHLETICS for being the named the USAWA Club of the Year for 2012!!!!
Ledaig has been very active in the USAWA these past few […]

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World Championships

[ October 5, 2013; 9:00 am; ] by Al Myers
2013 IAWA World Championships

[caption id="attachment_13683" align="aligncenter" width="485" caption="Mark and I enjoying some "beach time" on Scarborough Beach near Perth, Western Australia, while there for the 2011 IAWA World Championships. "][/caption]

The entry form and meet details have been released for the 2013 IAWA World Championships.  Mark Haydock, of Preston, England, will be this […]

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