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Lifter of the Month – Collin Cortez

By Al Myers

Collin Cortez performing a Hackenschmidt Floor Press at the 2017 Presidential Cup.

Collin Cortez performing a Hackenschmidt Floor Press at the 2017 Presidential Cup.

The LIFTER OF THE MONTH for August, 2017 goes to COLLIN CORTEZ!

Collin earned this by winning the Presidential Cup (Best Lifter) at the 2017 USAWA Presidential Cup, hosted by our USAWA President Denny Habecker. At the Presidential Cup Collin performed a Hackenschmidt Floor Press of 157.5 KG as his Presidential Cup Lift.  Collin also becomes the very first USAWA Lifter of the Month to win this award for his efforts in his first USAWA competition.

Congrats Collin on being selected as the Lifter of the Month for August!

Lifter of the Month – Eric Todd

By Al Myers

LIFTER OF THE MONTH – ERIC TODD, JULY 2017

Eric Todd performed a World Record Lying Lateral Raise at the 2016 IAWA Gold Cup.

Eric Todd performed a World Record Lying Lateral Raise at the 2016 IAWA Gold Cup.

A big congrats goes to ERIC TODD, the USAWA Lifter of the Month for July.  Eric earned this from his outstanding performance in the 2nd Quarter USAWA Postal Meet.  Eric “bested” the field and was the Overall Best Lifter in this Postal Meet.  Along with scoring the most adjusted points, he posted the overall best total.  He continued to showcase one of his favorite lifts, the Pullover and Press, with a fantastic 365 pound effort.

This marks the FOURTH TIME that Eric has been selected as the lifter of the Month (others were May 2012, December 2013, and May 2014).

Lifter of the Month – Susan Sees

By Al Myers

Susan Sees performs a Trap Bar Deadlift at the 2016 IAWA Gold Cup in Abilene, KS.

Susan Sees performs a Trap Bar Deadlift at the 2016 IAWA Gold Cup in Abilene, KS.

The USAWA Lifter of the Month for June goes to Susan Sees, for her outstanding performance at the 2017 USAWA National Championships. Susan won Overall Best Womens Lifter at the meet to mark the THIRD overall she has won at Nationals.

Congrats Susan!!!!

Lifter of the Month – Joe Ciavattone Jr.

By Al Myers

Joe Ciavattone Jr. in action with the Hand and Thigh at a past USWA Heavy Lift Champinships.

Joe Ciavattone Jr. in action with the Hand and Thigh at a past USWA Heavy Lift Champinships.

Joe Ciavattone Jr. won LIFTER OF THE MONTH for May with his outstanding performance in the 2017 USAWA Heavy Lift Championships held in Walpole, MA. Joe Jr. won Overall Best Lifter.  This was the first time Joe Jr. has won best lifter at the Heavy Lift Champs and he now has joined a long list of great Heavy Lift Champions.

Congrats Joe Jr.!!!

Lifter of the Month – Daryl Jackson

By Al Myers

The USAWA Lifter of the Month for April goes to Daryl Jackson.  Daryl competed in the 1st Quarter USAWA Postal Meet and won Overall Best Mens lifter against a very tough field of lifters.  A total of 12 men competed in this postal. This is a big accomplishment!

Congrats Daryl!

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