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Category: Powerlifting

The End of an Era // Guthrey Fritz

  • Posted on Oct 12, 2015

The Woodward Academy athletic program officially began in 2003 when Guthrey Fritz turned an extracurricular strong man competition between dorms into a structured weight lifting club. Two years later (’05), he brought three powerlifters to The Woodward Academy athletic program officially began in 2003 when Guthrey Fritz turned an extracurricular strong man competition between dorms into a structured weight lifting club. Two years later (’05), he brought three powerlifters to… read more

Powerlifting in the News // World Championships

  • Posted on Sep 28, 2015

When Julious and his coaches returned from Prague, Czech Republic after the IPF Sub-Juniors World Championships earlier this month, the local news media wanted to get their story. They went on a mini press tour When Julious and his coaches returned from Prague, Czech Republic after the IPF Sub-Juniors World Championships earlier this month, the local news media wanted to get their story. They went on a mini press tour… read more

Runner Up World Champion // IPF Sub-Juniors World Championships

  • Posted on Sep 16, 2015

When Julious committed to the U.S. team in May, practice revved up into high gear again. He had already taken a month off of lifting after the USAPL High School National Championships (where he break When Julious committed to the U.S. team in May, practice revved up into high gear again. He had already taken a month off of lifting after the USAPL High School National Championships (where he break… read more

IPF Juniors and Sub-Juniors World Championships

  • Posted on Aug 28, 2015

Julious and his team of coaches, Guthrey Fritz and Glen Miller, left for Europe today to represent the United States in powerlifting on the world’s stage at the IPF Juniors & Sub-Juniors World Championships in Julious and his team of coaches, Guthrey Fritz and Glen Miller, left for Europe today to represent the United States in powerlifting on the world’s stage at the IPF Juniors & Sub-Juniors World Championships in… read more

WA Powerlifter Makes the WORLD’S Team

  • Posted on Jun 5, 2015

Julious Walker is 16 years old and is having the best powerlifting season of any Woodward Academy lifter. This past season, he broke 5 American records and at the USAPL High School National Championships in Julious Walker is 16 years old and is having the best powerlifting season of any Woodward Academy lifter. This past season, he broke 5 American records and at the USAPL High School National Championships in… read more

Powerlifting Nationals // Video

  • Posted on Apr 22, 2015

You can now watch the Woodward Academy Knights win their 10th consecutive powerlifting team national championship in the video embedded above. It follows the Knights as they traveled to Milwaukee, WI to compete in the You can now watch the Woodward Academy Knights win their 10th consecutive powerlifting team national championship in the video embedded above. It follows the Knights as they traveled to Milwaukee, WI to compete in the… read more

WHOTV Channel 13 // Story on the Powerlifting Team // Video

  • Posted on Apr 2, 2015

John Sears of the Des Moines news channel,WHOTV Channel 13, visited campus on Monday to do a story on the Woodward Academy powerlifting team that aired on March 31 on the 10 o’clock news. You John Sears of the Des Moines news channel,WHOTV Channel 13, visited campus on Monday to do a story on the Woodward Academy powerlifting team that aired on March 31 on the 10 o’clock news. You… read more

USAPL High School National Championships, March 27-29, 2015

  • Posted on Mar 28, 2015

Many of the past Woodward Academy powerlifting championships have relied on the feats of some of the smaller lifters (114 – 148 pound weight classes). This year, it was the bigger guys that came to Many of the past Woodward Academy powerlifting championships have relied on the feats of some of the smaller lifters (114 – 148 pound weight classes). This year, it was the bigger guys that came to… read more