COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. --- USA Weightlifting is excited to announce that Rogue Fitness is the new official Equipment Manufacturer of USA Weightlifting.
Based in Columbus, Ohio, Rogue Fitness is emerging as a worldwide leader in the research, development and manufacturing of strength and conditioning equipment.
“Rogue makes great products that are very familiar to many of our athletes,” USA Weightlifting CEO Phil Andrews said. “USA Weightlifting is proud to call Rogue Fitness our partner and official barbell manufacturer. We thank Rogue for the innovative approach to our partnership.”
Founded in 2006, Rogue’s 30-acre facility in downtown Columbus employs more than 500 employees who develop and manufacture strength and conditioning equipment used by some of the world’s greatest athletes.
“We are proud to join USA Weightlifting and expand our presence in the sport,” Rogue Fitness owner Bill Henniger said. “As an American company, we couldn’t be happier that our American-made equipment will be used at the top level of Weightlifting in the United States. We’re excited to help equip our home team.”
Under the 4-year agreement with USA Weightlifting, Rogue Fitness will collaborate with members of Team USA about developing new products.
While Rogue Fitness continues work in obtaining International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Certification, they will provide IWF-certified barbells in the warm-up and competition areas of USA Weightlifting national events.
About USA Weightlifting
USA Weightlifting, a member of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), is the National Governing Body for the Olympic Sport of Weightlifting in the USA. The mission of USA Weightlifting shall be to enable United States athletes to achieve sustained competitive excellence in Olympic competition and to promote and grow the sport of Weightlifting in the United States. www.USAWeightlifting.org
About Rogue Fitness
Rogue Fitness is the leading US-based manufacturer of strength and conditioning equipment and a major distributor of top brand fitness gear and accessories from around the country. Rogue started in a garage in 2006 and has grown to 500 team members at its Columbus, Ohio facility. In addition to its support of USAW, Rogue is the official equipment supplier of the CrossFit Games and the Arnold Strongman Classic, and remains dedicated to the growth of the sport of Weightlifting. www.roguefitness.com