Sports

February 1, 2013

Sports Shorts – February 1, 2013

Thunderbolts power pounds

All photos by Airman 1st Class David Owsianka

Timothy Noel, 56th Fighter Wing Safety, begins to lift 350 pounds Jan. 25 in the deadlift portion of the power lifting competition at the Luke Air Force Base Warrior Fitness Training Center. Noel completed the deadlift segment lifting a total of 700 pounds over the course of three reps.
 
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Francesca Valverde, civilian, squats 165 pounds Jan. 25 during the powerlifting competition at the Luke Air Force Base Warrior Fitness Training Center. Valverde placed first in her category squatting a total of 490 pounds over the course of three reps.
 
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Kurt Buchawiecki, 56th Security Force Squadron, lifts 325 pounds during the bench press event.

Bodybuilding, figure, bikini competition

The 56th FSS Bryant Fitness Center is featuring a men’s bodybuilding competition and a women’s physique, figure and bikini competition 1 to 5 p.m. Feb. 16. Weigh-ins are 11 a.m. The cost is $40 per military member, $50 per nonmilitary and $20 per second weight division entry. Spectator admission is $3 for the day show and $7 for the evening show. For more information, call (623) 856-6241.

Youth center sports

The 56th Force Support Squadron Youth Center is offering a co-ed youth winter basketball camp instructed by Bridget Pettis, Phoenix Mercury assistant coach and retired WNBA player. This is for youth program members, ages 9 to 14 and is $20 per person. The time is 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursdays beginning Thursday. For more information, call (623) 856-7470.

Youth dance classes

Get in step dance classes featuring ballet, tap and hip-hop/jazz instruction meet Thursdays at the youth center. Tap and ballet for ages 3 to 5 are 4:30 to 5:15 p.m.; ballet for ages 6 to 9 is 5:15 to 6 p.m. Hip-hop and Jazz for ages 8 to 12 are 6 to 6:45 p.m. and for teens 7 to 7:45 p.m. For more information, call (623) 856-7470.




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