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19 Oct 2015

AAU Strength Sports Inducts 18 Hall of Famers

AAU Strength Sports Inducts 18 Hall of Famers
On September 26 in Las Vegas, Amateur Athletic Union Strength Sports inducted 18 athletes into the Strength Sports Hall of Fame, representing Olympic weightlifting, powerlifting and strongman.

5 Oct 2015

AAU Strength Sports Announces Athletes of the Year

AAU Strength Sports Announces Athletes of the Year

1 Oct 2015

John Crofton Selected as AAU Brother Bennett Award Recipient for 2015

John Crofton Selected as AAU Brother Bennett Award Recipient for 2015
John Crofton, of Shreveport, Louisiana, received the 2015 AAU Strength Sports Brother Bennett Award during the AAU Strength Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony September 25 in Las Vegas.

9 Sep 2015

AAU Strength Sports Athlete Makes Bid for 2016 Youth Olympic Games

AAU Strength Sports Athlete Makes Bid for 2016 Youth Olympic Games
Fifteen-year-old Noah Crofton, an AAU Junior Olympic Games and world champion strength sports athlete, is vying for a Team USA slot in bobsled for the 2016 Youth Olympic Games.

25 Aug 2015

2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games - Joel Ferrell Award Winners

2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games - Joel Ferrell Award Winners
Find out more about the athletes who won the prestigious Joel Ferrell Outstanding Performance Memorial Award at the 2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games!

19 Aug 2015

AAU Strength Sports Athletes Excel at AAU Junior Olympic Games

AAU Strength Sports Athletes Excel at AAU Junior Olympic Games

Hampton Roads came alive August 3rd through 6th as top AAU Junior Olympic Games athletes battled for records and bragging rights at a series of AAU Strength Sports events.

11 Aug 2015

RECAP: 2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games

RECAP: 2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games
The 2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games has wrapped up in Virginia but we’re not done reminiscing about the great time we all had!

7 Aug 2015

2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games - Weightlifting

2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games - Weightlifting
Check out the photos from Weightlifting in the AAU Junior Olympic Games! 

30 Jun 2015

AAU Strength Sports Announces Weightlifters, Powerlifters, and Strongman Champion among 2015 Hall of Fame Inductees

AAU Strength Sports Announces Weightlifters, Powerlifters, and Strongman Champion among 2015 Hall of Fame Inductees
Amateur Athletic Union Strength Sports today announced that 10 legacy athletes representing Olympic weightlifting, powerlifting and strongman will be inducted into the AAU Strength Sports Hall of Fame, alongside six Hall of Fame selectees from 2014 and 2015.

17 Jul 2015

AAU CAL State Games


Sport: Weightlifting
Type: District Championship
Date(s): Jul 18-19, 2015

8 Jun 2015

AAU STRENGTH SPORTS ANNOUNCES AUG 1 DEADLINE FOR STRENGTH SPORTS RECOGNITION PROGRAM SUBMISSIONS

AAU STRENGTH SPORTS ANNOUNCES AUG 1 DEADLINE FOR STRENGTH SPORTS RECOGNITION PROGRAM SUBMISSIONS
Amateur Athletic Union Strength Sports has announced August 1, 2015 as the deadline for submission of packages for the AAU Strength Sports recognition program for Powerlifting, Olympic Weightlifting, Feats of Strength and Combine. 

22 May 2015

2015 Louisiana State Games


Sport: Weightlifting
Type: Invitational
Date(s): May 23, 2015

22 May 2015

2015 Louisiana State Games


Sport: Weightlifting
Type: Invitational
Date(s): May 23, 2015

27 Mar 2015

AAU Strength Sports Releases 2015 Combine Rules: Run, Jump & Lift

  AAU Strength Sports Releases 2015 Combine Rules: Run, Jump & Lift
AAU Strength Sports on Friday released its updated 2015 rulebook for AAU Combine.

24 Jan 2015

2015 AAU Bayou State W/L Championship


Sport: Weightlifting
Type: Inter-District
Date(s): Jan 24, 2015

2 Aug 2015

2015 AAU Junior Olympic Games Weightlifting


Sport: Weightlifting
Type: National Championship
Date(s): Aug 3-5, 2015

8 Aug 2014

Strength Sports Highlight 2014 AAU Junior Olympic Games

Strength Sports Highlight 2014 AAU Junior Olympic Games
All four AAU Strength sports were on full display during the opening weekend of the 2014 AAU Junior Olympic Games in Des Moines.

7 Aug 2014

RECAP - 2014 AAU Junior Olympic Games Weightlifting

RECAP - 2014 AAU Junior Olympic Games Weightlifting
Another sport has come and gone from the 2014 AAU Junior Olympic Games!

7 Aug 2014

Missouri Athlete Wins 2014 AAU Joel Ferrell Award in Weightlifting

Missouri Athlete Wins 2014 AAU Joel Ferrell Award in Weightlifting
Nineteen-year-old Marissa Klingseis, a rising sophomore at Missouri Western State University, is the Amateur Athletic Union’s Joel Ferrell Outstanding Performance Memorial Award recipient in the sport of weightlifting for 2014.

7 Aug 2014

Shreveport Team Excels in Strength Sports at AAU Junior Olympic Games

Shreveport Team Excels in Strength Sports at AAU Junior Olympic Games
Jets Barbell, a team of weightlifting athletes from Shreveport, attended the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Junior Olympic Games in Des Moines, Iowa, in late July, and returned with a bevy of medals.
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