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FEATURED ATHLETE

Destiny Snider * St. Louis, MO * Age 14


youthweightlifting.com is very excited to share our interview with Destiny Snider of Lift for Life Gym. When asked, “What has weightlifting taught you?” Destiny responded, “Weightlifting has taught me that things do not always go right in life, but you have to get up and start over.” Destiny’s resilience and determination are attributes all weightlifters should seek.

LATEST ARTICLES

Expert advice and in-depth features for healthy and safe weightlifting

Inside USA Weightlifting’s Talent Combine

April 1st, 2018|Athlete Resources, Coaches Resources|

USA Weightlifting is currently holding an online talent competition for high school students. The competition, offered at NextWeightliftingStar.com, evaluates athletes on three lifts: the bench press, back squat and power clean. Big prizes are offered to [...]

Preparing for College Weightlifting

March 27th, 2018|Athlete Resources, Coaches Resources, Parent Resources|

If you love weightlifting as a youth athlete, you may want to continue the sport in college.  Vance Newgard, head coach of the weightlifting program at the Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site, offers some advice [...]

2018 USAW YOUTH NATIONALS

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