About DC Weightlifting Club

Based in Northwest DC, we are 20+ athletes who prize team spirit, hard work, and dedication as much as individual achievements.

Capital City Open 2017 in the Books

Our 7th Cap City Open at Trident CrossFit was our best event to date. 137 athletes — roughly half each men and women — competed on two platforms over five sessions. After a successful technique seminar on Saturday, April 8, Travis Cooper and James Tatum volunteered the whole day. See the archived webcast.

New at this year’s Cap City Open were the two feature sessions. National level athletes either got a last chance qualifier or a tune-up before USAW Nationals in Chicago in May. Donations on behalf of the best male and female Sinclair lifters (along with a percentage of the spectator fee) will go to Barbells for Boobs.

We had excellent volunteer loader support from the US Air Force who donated their time. We will contribute a part of our proceeds to Wounded Warrior Project. Our sponsors were also outstanding, contributing prizes to athletes and volunteers. They include: Barbells for Boobs, FitAid, Juggernaut Training Systems, Lululemon, Norse Strength, Issa Physical  Therapy, Stronger Faster Healthier, ROM WOD, Caffeine and Kilos, and Power Supply.