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Anderson Wise started training in powerlifting in 2003 and represented the United States at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing, China.

Wise is currently enrolled at Bridgewater State College, where he is studying exercise and sport science. One day he hopes to pursue a career as a strength and conditioning coach.

Major Achievements:

  • 2010: U.S. Team member – IPC Powerlifting World Championships, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • 2008: U.S. Paralympic Team member, Powerlifting - Paralympic Games, Beijing, China
  • 2007: First place - American Powerlifting Championships
  • 2007: Member of the U.S. Parapan American Games Team, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 2006: First place - U.S.National Powerlifting Championships, Edmond, Okla.
  • 2006: Sixth place - IPC Powerlifting World Championships, Busan, South Korea
  • 2004: First place - U.S. Paralympics Powerlifting National Championships, Burbank, Calif.
  • 2003: Broke eight-year-old junior record by 50 pounds - National Junior Disabled Championships, New London, Conn.