Weightlifting camp being held

MARQUETTE – Northern Michigan University’s Olympic Training Site is hosting the National Olympic Weightlifting Camp through Sunday.

This event features athletes from around the country of numerous skill levels and ages. It gives them an opportunity to train alongside University World, Junior World and Pan-American team members.

NMU-OTS resident coach Vance Newgard is coaching the world team, with help from OTS resident athletes.

“We wanted to provide an opportunity to athletes from across the country to improve on their skill work and learn new techniques,” Newgard said.

For more information on the camp, visit the website www.nmu.edu/ots, call Newgard at 251-8567 or email him at vnewgard@nmu.edu.