April Update

I would like to congratulate all the NE. lifters that competed at High School Nationals April 4th thru the 6th. We had a good turnout and you represented our State well. If I ever get all your names I would like to congratulate you individually along with your placing but for the meantime this will have to do. GREAT JOB!!

Congratulations to Women’s Nationals Competitors

  • Brandy Taylor – 114 lb – 1st T1
  • Sara Christensen – 123 lb – 1st T2
  • Rita Carlsson – 132 lb -1st M4, 3rd – Open
  • National record in Squat, Deadlift, and Total
  • American records in Squat, Deadlift and Total
  • Kelli Lambert – 165 lb – 6th – Open
  • Vanessa Gauthier – 198 lb- 1st T3, 3rd Open
  • Katey Dodge – 198 lb – 5th Open
  • Tamara Walter – UNL – 1st Junior

Congrats to Team Nitro – 2nd Masters Division

We want to wish Steve Auxier a speedy recovery from his injuries sustained at the Capital City Clash.

Congratulations to Bench National Competitors

  • Kelli Lambert – 165 lb. – 2nd place Open – 102.5 kg (225.5 lb)
  • Neil Backous – 181 lb. – 2nd place M4 – 137.5 kg (302.5 lb)
  • Danny Thurman – 198 lb. – 2nd place Open – 265 kg (583 lb)
  • Tim Anderson – 220 lb. – 1st place Open/ 1st place Police & Fire – 262.5 kg (577.5 lb)
  • John Probasca – 220 lb. – 3rd place M2 – 182.5 (401.5 lb)

Congratulations to IPF World Master Competitors

  • Rita Carlsson – 132 lb – 3rd Place 760.5 lb Total
  • Dan Goodwin – 165 lb – 9th Place 682 Total
  • Bill Sindelar – 242 lb – 2nd Place 1569 Total

Congratulations to Pan-Am NAPF Competitor

  • Bill Sindelar 275lb  1st place in the M2 Division
    2nd place in Open Division & Best Lifter in M2 Division

Congratulations to Deadlift Nationals Competitors

  • Rita Carlsson  148lb 1st place in the M3 Division
  • Kaci Sharp 198lb – 1st place Junior Division
  • Rita set a new National Record of 364.75 lbs

This meet was run by Jim Hart.

Congratulations to Men’s Nationals Competitors

  • Ken Ruben – 220 lb – 7th Place – 1697 Total
  • Mitch Alshwede – 242 lb

This was the first National meet for both men.