On Jan. 12, 2021, lawyers for powerlifter JayCee Cooper officially filed charges against USA Powerlifting (USAPL) and USAPL Minnesota in Ramsey County Court. According to Outsports, the lawsuit alleges violations of the Minnesota
On Jan. 5, 2020, World Para Powerlifting Organization (WPPO) and strength sports equipment manufacturer Eleiko announced their collaboration to incorporate a new lift analysis technology into the sleeves of certified Eleiko WPPO Powerlifting
It should come as no surprise that Julius Maddox is recalibrating what is possible on the bench press. The 33-year-old powerlifter has performed mind-bogglingly heavy bench presses. The biggest highlights include his current
Back in November, two-time IPF 47 kg World Champion Heather Connor had set a goal of deadlifting 200 kg (440 pounds), which would be a never-before-matched feat among drug-tested women at her bodyweight.
Ahmed Shafik is a decorated Para Powerlifter and member of Team USA. As a two-time Paralympian, he competed in the 2012 London Paralympic Games in the 82.5-kilogram weight class and the 2016 Rio Paralympic
What an impressive year of training it has been for Yangsu “Deadlift Panda” Ren. The 32-year-old powerlifter began 2020 with a massive 379-kilogram (835-pound) sumo deadlift with straps using a hook grip. His
On December 17th, Russian powerlifter Andrey Sapozhonkov competed in the Raw division of the 2020 World Raw Powerlifting Federation (WRPF) World Championships in Moscow, Russia. He only participated in the bench press portion
In December 2020, at the World Raw Powerlifting World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Dmitry Nasonov set a new all-time world record deadlift at -83-kilograms with a 405-kilogram (892-pound) deadlift. He also totaled 910