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USA Weightlifting Announces Partnership with Ryoku

April 11, 2016, 1 p.m. (ET)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—USA Weightlifting is excited to announce that they will be partnering with RYOKU (ChikaraSport, LLC) effective April 11, 2016.  With the purchase of every limited edition USA Weightlifting Lifting Straps from RYOKU, 40% of the sale will go directly to support the 2016 USA Weightlifting Team representing us at the Olympics later this year in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

RYOKU, based out of Los Angeles, California, aims to manufacture the best possible weightlifting equipment; equipment and accessories that are superior and innovative, and specifically made for our sport of weightlifting. With weightlifting in mind, decisions on the design and features of each product are carefully thought out to assist and enhance the ease of each lift. RYOKU is proud to say that everything they make is Made in the USA, most of which is locally sourced and manufactured in Southern California.

“We feel very fortunate to be in the position to give back to the sport that has given us so much, as well as benefit the USA Weightlifting community in any way we can. The lessons this sport has taught us, the experiences it has given us, the relationships it has created, and the passion that we have developed for this sport is something we want to share with the world,” said RYOKU owner Kris Kimura. “Thank you USA Weightlifting for allowing us to be a part of this movement. We are excited about the recent growth and interest in our sport nationally and look forward to not only the future success of our athletes on the world stage, but also the positive life-impacting influence that our sport provides.”

“USA Weightlifting continues to build relationships with organizations who want to directly support The Strongest Team in America. We are thankful to RYOKU for the creation of the limited edition USA Weightlifting straps,” said USA Weightlifting Director of Corporate Services, Carissa Gump. 

To purchase your custom, limited edition USA Weightlifting Lifting Straps from RYOKU and show your support for the athletes of USA Weightlifting please visit: