Tag Archives: USAWA History

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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Wayne Smith: 1932-2012

by Thom Van Vleck
Wayne Smith deadlifting the front end of a Volkswagon. This was one of Wayne's favorite photos.
Got word that one of our USAWA brothers and long time Jackson Weightlifting Club member Wayne Smith passed away.  Wayne was a guy that goes way back.  He did the “Odd Lifting” back in the 50’s and […]

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USAWA History – 2011 Nationals

by Al Myers
A full meet report of the 2011 USAWA National Championships is available on the website: http://www.usawa.com/national-championships-4/ 
MEET RESULTS
2011 USAWA National Championships
June 25th, 2011
Willard Elementary School
Kirksville, Missouri
Meet Director: Thom Van Vleck
Scorekeeper: Judy Habecker
Announcer: Al Myers
Loaders: Mitch Ridout, Tedd Van Vleck
Photographer: Flossy Mitchell
Sound System: Brett Kerby
Officials: Steve Schmidt, Joe Garcia, Randy Smith, Denny Habecker, Dennis Mitchell
Lifts: […]

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USAWA History – 2010 Nationals

by Al Myers
A full meet report of the 2010 USAWA National Championships is available on the website: http://www.usawa.com/national-championships-2/
MEET RESULTS
2010 USAWA National Championships
June 26th & 27th, 2010
Habecker’s Gym
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
Meet Director: Denny and Judy Habecker
Scorekeeper: Judy Habecker
Loaders: Terry Barlet, Don Brandt, John Horn
Announcers: Denny Habecker, Judy Habecker, Aidan Habecker
Officials: Chad Ullom, Scott Schmidt, Barry Bryan, Randy Smith, […]

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USAWA History – 2009 Nationals

by Al Myers
A full meet report of the 2009 USAWA National Championships is available on the website:  http://www.usawa.com/national-championships/
MEET RESULTS
2009 USAWA National Championships
June 20th, 2009
Dino Gym
Abilene, Kansas
Meet Director: Al Myers
Scorekeeper: Scott Tully
Loaders: Darren Barnhart, Ryan Batchman
Officials: Bill Clark, Thom Van Vleck, Mark Mitchell
Lifts: Snatch – one arm, Cheat Curl, Clean & Jerk – Fulton Bar, Deadlift […]

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