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Interview with Ine Andersson

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Norway's Ine Andersson competes at the European Championships on February 15th in Sofia, Bulgaria. Before the Championships she discussed her weightlifting background with Velaasa Athletics. You can support her efforts...

Interview with Andrea De La Herran

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Andrea De La Herran took some time away from her busy training schedule to discuss her journey in Olympic weightlifting. Andrea’s long list of accomplishments during her young...

Interview with Olympian Jourdan Delacruz

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Jourdan Delacruz spent some time with Velaasa Athletics discussing her weightlifting career. Jourdan represented the United States in the Tokyo Olympics and most recently earned her first World...

Velaasa Strake Pre-Order Announcement

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Velaasa is excited to announce the highly anticipated Velaasa Strake weightlifting shoes will be available for pre-order starting on November 13th on...

Interview with Alexa Mina Colwell

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Alexa Mina Colwell sat down with Velaasa Athletics to discuss her background and experiences in Olympic weightlifting competing for Lebanon. You can support her efforts and save on your...

Interview with New Zealand Record Holder Hayley Whiting

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New Zealand record holder Hayley Whiting (81kg Cat) spent some time with Velaasa Athletics discussing her training and background as she prepares for the 2023 World Weightlifting Championships next month...

Velaasa Announces Draaken Crowdsource Design Project

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Velaasa announced today an exciting new collaboration with the highly respected Instagram account,...

Interview with World Champion Solfrid Koanda

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World Champion Solfrid Koanda of Norway took some time away from training to answer our questions about her background and approach to the sport. You can help support...

Interview with USA Champion Mary Theisen-Lappen

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Mary Theisen-Lappen was kind enough to discuss with us her journey into Olympic weightlifting. Mary has twice been the USA National Champion and twice been the Pan American Champion. She...

Velaasa Announces ALS Association Commitment

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ST. PAUL, MN: Velaasa announced today a new donation commitment to the ALS Association with five dollars per pair of the...