Tag Archives: Jera Kressly

Top Lifts of 2013

by Al Myers
Art proudly displaying his homemade Teeth Bit!
Today welcomes in a New Year, and  with it comes the excitement of another very promising year in the USAWA.   2013 had to be one of the best EVER in the history of the USAWA.  There were many great competitions and great individual performances.  Of the 22 […]

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Team Championships

by Al Myers
2013 USAWA TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS
Group picture from the 2013 USAWA Team Championships.
The Dino Gym hosted the USAWA Team Championships last weekend.  This is a championship event that contests “team lifting”.  Team lifting consists of lifting on the bar with a partner – and consists of three divisions:  2-MAN, 2-WOMAN, and MIXED PAIR.  Mixed […]

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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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Top Performances of 2012

by Al Myers
Today I was thinking about all of the GREAT lifting performances done in the USAWA throughout this past year.  I have been fortunate to have witnessed many of these performances firsthand.  I’ve given it a little thought and I have came up with the LIST of PERFORMANCES that I have watched during this […]

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Women vs. Men

by Al Myers
Jera Kressly performed a 90 KG Steinborn Lift at Worlds. Her lift exceeded that of several of the men – WITHOUT being percentage amended!
IAWA is the World organization that combines the organizations of the USAWA (United States All Round Weightlifting Association), IAWA-UK (International All Round Weightlifting Association of the United Kingdom), and […]

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