Pilsen, Czech Republic, Nov. 11, 2011 – Liane Blyn (Milford, Mass.) finished in third place overall in the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) 32nd Women’s World Championships. In route to her bronze medal performance in the women’s 84Kgs/ 185.2Lbs weight class; she also picked up silver in the Bench Press and another bronze in the Deadlift. Blyn who is no stranger to the IPF World Championships earned her chance to compete with her victory at USAPL Read More
Pilsen, Czech Republic, Nov. 8, 2011 – Eric Kupperstein (Cohasset, Mass.) placed ninth overall and fourth in the deadlift in the 59Kgs/130Lbs weigh class at the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) 41st World Open Men’s Championships. This just 44 days after his victory in the IPF World Men’s Masters Championships. Kupperstein is veteran of USA Powerlifting (USAPL) and IPF competition. He earned the chance to represent the United States with his victory in the USAPL Men’s Read More
Czech Republic is playing host to the 2011 World Open Powerlifting Championships in Pilsen, Czech Republic from 8 – 13 November. Some 157 Men in the Open class and 93 Women in the Open class from thirty four different countries will be going for GOLD. There are 15 individual gold medals to be won in each weight group –eight for the men and seven for the women. We are expecting to see a number of Read More
St. Catharines, Canada, Sept. 28, 2011 – Eric Kupperstein (Cohasset, Mass.) placed first in the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) 28th World Men’s Masters Championships. In route to his victory in the Masters 1 (age 40-49), 59Kgs/130Lbs division, Kupperstein deadlifted a new world record of 245Kgs/ 540.1Lbs. Kupperstein is veteran of USA Powerlifting (USAPL) and IPF competition. He earned the chance to represent the United States with his victory as USAPL Masters Nationals earlier this year. Read More
Massachusetts resident Eric Kupperstein lifts at IPF Masters Worlds Tuesday September 28th at 9am in St.Catharines, Canada. Eric is coming off victories in the Masters Nationals, Men’s Nationals and Raw Nationals this year alone. 2011 World Masters Powerlifting Championships- Live! score sheet lifting schedule Live video from your Android device on Ustream
In order to be considered for the USAPL Teams (Men’s and Women’s) for the 2012 IPF Classics Powerlifting World Cup (unequipped) an athlete MUST first meet all of the following criteria: 1. Compete at the 2011 Raw Nationals in Scranton PA 19 – 21 August 2. Compete as an OPEN lifter at this meet 3. Win their weight class at this meet Primary Selection Process: National champions will be crowned in each USAPL weight Read More
The IPF Classic – June 12-17th, 2012 in Sweden One more reason to come out August 19th-21st, 2011. The USA Powerlifting Raw Nationals is going to be a qualifier for the first IPF Classic, which is the first IPF sanction Raw World event. This is a big step to the movement of Raw and I am very excited about this event. Check out the IPF Forum for more information related to this event IPF Classic Read More
Soelden, Austria home of the 2011 International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Bench Press Championships, Shaina Petit of Berkley, MA and of the Northeastern University Powerlifting Team competed for Team USA. Shaina’s 110Kg/242lbs second bench was good for fourth place in the world championships; this was also an 11lbs personal record for her. In attempt to come home with a top three finish Shaina narrowly missed 253lbs bench.