Boston to Host American Open in 2014, Zawilinski elected as Athlete Rep

06/29/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Orlando, FL, June 21- The National Governing Body Meeting traditionally held the day before Men’s Nationals was the site for two important announcements for USA Powerlifting in New England. First Boston wins the bid for the 2014 American Open and local lifter, meet director and coach Michael Zawilinski is elected to a two year term as one of five Athlete Representatives. The American Open is a national meet that doesn’t require a qualifying total and Read More

Cahill, Zawilinski tabbed for Team USA coaching gigs

06/28/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Excerpt from USA Women’s Hockey home  |  USA Powerlifting home  | Northeastern write-ups from Powerlifting Nationals (Men and Women) Two Northeastern strength and conditioning coaches, Mike Zawilinski and Sarah Cahill, have been tabbed to lead Team USA squads in upcoming international events. Zawilinski was named the head coach of Team USA for the North American Regional Powerlifting Championship, while Cahill will assist head strength and conditioning coach Mike Boyle with the USA Hockey women’s Read More Featured Lifter- Ian MacPherson

06/15/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Ian Macpherson is one of the upcoming great lifters in the USAPL. He began competing three years ago as a sophomore in high school and just won the Ryan Moore Best Lifter award at the second Annul New England Open High School Powerlifting Championships. This was even more significant because this award was in honor of his teammate who passed away two years prior. Can you tell us a little about yourself? I am 18 Read More

Kupperstein Brings Home Bronze in First Ever Eleiko World Cup

06/13/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Stockholm, Sweden, June 12, 2012- Eric Kupperstein (Cohasset, Mass.) placed third overall and second in the deadlift in the 59Kgs/130Lbs weight class at the inaugural International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) Eleiko World Cup. Kupperstein is no stranger to open IPF championships but with this being the first ever raw world championship no one could have predicted how the outcome would unfold. He had a rough start to the competition missing his first two squat attempts but Read More

Eleiko World Cup 2012

06/11/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Massachusetts lifter, Eric Kupperstein set to lift for the USA on Tuesday June 12 in the first Eleiko World Cup in Stockholm, Sweden.  This marks the first ever raw world championship in the history of the IPF. Eric comes into this inaugural championship ranked 3rd in the 59Kgs/130Lbs weight class. Mass-Lift will post details on this page as they become available.   Nominations and Info World Men’s Classic Cup World Women’s Classic Cup Invitation Final timetable Read More