Idaho Weightlifting: Welcome

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Established January 1st, 1985, Idaho Weightlifting is the Local Weightlifting Committee (LWC #59) for USA Weightlifting.

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Skylar Snatching 55kg
Monday, September 29
Idaho Weightlifters at the National University Championships

Nathan with Maria and Jonathan in the background

 Albuquerque NM: Four Idaho weightlifters made the trip to the 2014 National University Championships between September 25th and 29th and while they didn't come away with any medals they all came away with personal best performances.

Skylar Wensel, 58kg class, Boise State University and Idaho Weightlifting led the way with an 8th place finish going 55kg in the Snatch, 73kg in the C&J for a 128kg total. Making all 6 attempts Skylar garnered in the Rich Schultz 6 for 6 Performance Award. All three of Skylar's lifts are Personal Bests.

Next up was Nathan Serrano, 69kg class, Boise State University and Arbor Crossfit. Making 5 of 6 attempts Nathan finished with a Snatch of 84kg, a Clean & Jerk of 111kg and a 195kg total. He placed 21st and again all three marks are PB's.

Cassie Cole, 63kg, Portland CCC and Idaho Weightlifting went 4 for 6 equaling her best Snatch at 53kg. She went on to add a PB 68kg C&J for a 121kg PB total and a 15th place finish.

Finally Josh Brandt, 94kg Boise State University and Idaho Weightlifting went 5 for 6 and recorded 3 PB's with a 112kg Snatch a 135kg C&J for a 247 total. Josh placed 18th. 

Congratulations to these athletes, their families, coaches, schools and clubs for a great representation of the Gem State at a National Champions. Their names are proudly added the the Honor Roll.





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