Powerlifting

Find A Club

Feel the need to start lifting? Get in the gym and join a club! Powerlifting offers great exercise and even greater comradery.  Powerlifting competitions are open to male and female athletes with physical disabilities such as limb deficiency, leg length difference, short stature, impaired muscle power, impaired passive range of movement, hypertonia, ataxia and athetosis. Go here to find a club near you!

Watch It

NBC has planned extensive coverage for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games with NBC and NBC Sports Network carrying at least 66 hours of coverage from Rio. Go to NBCOlympics.com to experience the Games and keep up with powerlifting news.

Learn More About Powerlifitng Classification

Immerse yourself in everything there is to know about powerlifting and find out all of the information about athlete classifications. Those who are new to U.S. Paralympics can fully engage themselves with facts and stats, while those who keep a close eye on Team USA can check out what is new! 

Road To Rio

Be sure to keep up with your favorite powerlifters leading up to Rio! Find out more information about the powerlifters hoping to represent the U.S. at the Games by checking out the roster, athlete bios and the Rio homepage.