Sanford POWER Bismarck Hosts USAW Combine Event

USA Weightlifting High School Combine SeriesSanford POWER in Bismarck has been chosen as one of 28 locations across the U.S. to host the 2018-2019 USAW Combine Series. These testing events are the latest recruitment project aiming to find weightlifting’s next Olympic hopeful. Combines are open to athletes ages between the ages of 12 and 24. Each combine will include the following events:

  • 30m sprint
  • Vertical jump
  • Triple hop
  • Power clean
  • Back squat

The combine series is free to attend, and members of USA Weightlifting are encouraged to invite friends, family and classmates.

The final two hours of the combine will consist of a weightlifting fundamentals session to go over the basics of the snatch and the clean and jerk for athletes with little or no experience with the Olympic lifts.

Top athletes will be contacted at the end of the combine series with an invitation to attend a USA Weightlifting camp in the summer of 2019. Click here to register.