Blast from the past! Some of the MUWPC club members from 1998 recently got together for a lunch, which shows how long the friendships forged at the Club really last. Also, the fact that most are still lifting or involved in the sport indicates that once you start, most people never really stop being powerlifters! …

Melbourne Uni Powerlifting Team of 1998 Read More »

Thanks again to all the marvelous volunteers who helped make the Raw Nationals possible! In an effort to ensure that everyone’s efforts were properly recognized, Catherine, Wing and Tom organised another order of competition t-shirts for those who helped, but missed out after we ran out. Also, as one of our greatest volunteers (and Club …

Marvelous Volunteers! Read More »

Hi Gang, If you didn’t already know, our very own club president David Jame has an article featured in the current May issue of “Muscle & Fitness” magazine giving us an insight into his career. So go and check it out, there’s a preview available on the website.

The biggest Nationals Powerlifting Australia has ever held is finally over. It was a great success, with records tumbling along with a few lifters and I’m sure a bunch of volunteers feeling like doing so as well! It certainly was a massive effort and couldn’t possibly have happened without some amazing sacrifices by some amazing …

Club meeting and Volunteers thank-you dinner Read More »

Congratulations to MUWPC for winning the Australian Raw Championships 2013 Champion Club Men and Champion Club Women!

POWERLIFTER Lepeka Nanai has a fighting spirit as big as the weights he lifts. And having recently returned from the World Blind Powerlifting Championships in Florida with two gold medals around his neck and two new world records under his belt, that’s no mean feat. The muscle-bound Melton man, 32, has turned his life and …

Heavy Lifter’s Blind Faith Read More »

Who said “Raw’s for losers”, that was Minh wasn’t it? 100 lifters were at the second ever Australian Raw Championships, 20 of them from Melbourne Uni, including all our best and guess which club won both the team trophies? Raw has arrived and the writing is on the wall for equipped. Friday night the Women …

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The day after comp, Blaine and Nick grab a quick pic during Monday training During their time in Melbourne, USA powerlifters and Pacific Invitational stars Nick Tylutki and Blaine Sumner dropped by the club to say “Hi” and to check out the facilities. Nick, a Minnesota police officer and member of Brad Gillingham’s legendary Jackal’s …

Blaine Sumner and Nick Tylutki visit the MUWPC! Read More »

If you’re wondering what MUWPC has been up to between Raw Nationals 2012 and Raw Nationals 2013, here’s what you’ve missed: Hawk’s Challenge – June 10, Hawthorn. A monster of a competition, with over 40 lifters battling it out for PB’s and trophies. It seemed like all of Melbourne University was lifting, with the full …

2012/13 Recap: What you may have missed! Read More »