Three world records set at Native Youth Olympics

BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News Stuart Towaruk reacts after tying the One-Foot High Kick record during the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. Towaruk kicked 114 inches to tie the record and take first place. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News Stuart Towaruk comes up just short of breaking the One-Foot High Kick record during the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. Towaruk kicked 114 inches to tie the state record and take first place. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The Seal Hop competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The One-Foot High Kick competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News The Seal Hop competition at the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. 130427
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BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News Madeline Ko, of team Randy Smith, lines up the seal skin ball before her attempt in the One-Foot High Kick during the Native Youth Olympics on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, AK. Ko placed 2nd with a kick of 85 inches. 130427
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Jacob Connell of Valdez competes in the Eskimo stick pull at the Native Youth Olympics Friday morning April 26, 2013 at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center. He finished 6th in the event.
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Caitlin Connell of Valdez competes in the Eskimo stick pull at the Native Youth Olympics Friday morning April 26, 2013 at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center.
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Michael Matthew of Mt. Edgecumbe competes in the Eskimo stick pull at the Native Youth Olympics Friday morning April 26, 2013 at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center.
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Sarah Reft of Karluk competes in the Eskimo stick pull at the Native Youth Olympics Friday morning April 26, 2013 at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center.
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Nelson Fiso of Anchorage competes in the Eskimo stick pull at the Native Youth Olympics Friday morning April 26, 2013 at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center.
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Julee-Anna Van Velzor of Kenai and the Kenaitze team competes in the Eskimo stick pull at the Native Youth Olympics Friday morning April 26, 2013 at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center.
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Dalton Beatie of Mat-Su competes in the final rounds of the Eskimo stick pull at the Native Youth Olympics Friday morning April 26, 2013 at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center. He finished second in the event.
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Aurora Charles of Newtok and the Lower Kuskokwim School District competes in the Eskimo stick pull at the Native Youth Olympics Friday morning April 26, 2013 at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center.
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ERIK HILL / Anchorage Daily News Tonishia Mahler of Anchorage competes in the Eskimo stick pull at the Native Youth Olympics Friday morning April 26, 2013 at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center.
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Randy Standifer Jr. of Tyonek competes in the Eskimo stick pull at the Native Youth Olympics Friday morning April 26, 2013 at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center. He went on to win the event.
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Danielle Turner of Mt. Edgecumbe competes in the final rounds of the Eskimo stick pull at the Native Youth Olympics Friday morning April 26, 2013 at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center.
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Sarah Schroeder of Dillingham competes in the final rounds of the Eskimo stick pull at the Native Youth Olympics Friday morning April 26, 2013 at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center. She claimed second place in the event.
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Jacob Connell of Valdez competes in the Eskimo stick pull at the Native Youth Olympics Friday morning April 26, 2013 at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center. He finished 6th in the event.
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Alyssa Bushey of Nome competes in the finals rounds of the Eskimo stick pull at the Native Youth Olympics Friday morning April 26, 2013 at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center.
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Kaity Wassillie of Naknek and Bristol Bay competes in the final rounds of the Eskimo stick pull at the Native Youth Olympics Friday morning April 26, 2013 at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center.
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Michael Matthew of Mt. Edgecumbe competes in the final rounds of the Eskimo stick pull at the Native Youth Olympics Friday morning April 26, 2013 at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center.
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Kelsea Wassillie of Newhalen and the Lake and Peninsula team competes in the Eskimo stick pull at the Native Youth Olympics Friday morning April 26, 2013 at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center. She finished third in the event.
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Randy Standifer Jr. of Tyonek defeats Dalton Beatie of Mat-Su in the finals of the Eskimo stick pull at the Native Youth Olympics Friday morning April 26, 2013 at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center.
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Marian Wamsley of Valdez claims top honors in the Eskimo stick pull against runner-up Sarah Schroeder of Dillingham at the Native Youth Olympics Friday morning April 26, 2013 at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Forest Strick, 17, of Wasilla, a junior at Mt. Edgecumbe High School, competed in the wrist carry event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Ashley Robinson, 16, of Unalaska, steadies the fur ball while competing in the Alaskan high kick event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Michael Kanuk, 17, of Nenana, competing in the Alaskan high kick event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Wrist carry event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Wrist carry event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Wrist carry event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Wrist carry event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Wrist carry event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Alaskan high kick event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Alaskan high kick event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Alaskan high kick event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Alaskan high kick event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Alaskan high kick event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Alaskan high kick event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Olga Letykai Csonka of Chukotka, Russia, throat singing for the crowd gathered on the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Wrist carry event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Wrist carry event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Wrist carry event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Wrist carry event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Wrist carry event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Wrist carry event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Wrist carry event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Wrist carry event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Wrist carry event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Wrist carry event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Annie Tom holds her 5-month-old son Maxim while attending the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Wrist carry event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Wrist carry event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Alaskan high kick event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Alaskan high kick event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Alaskan high kick event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Alaskan high kick event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Alaskan high kick event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Alaskan high kick event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Alaskan high kick event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Alaskan high kick event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Alaskan high kick event during the first day of the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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Apaay Campbell, Dylan Magnusen and Steven Ugale each posted world records Friday in the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center.

Campbell and Magnusen set records in the kneel jump, Campbell topping the girls with a jump of 55.5 inches and Magnusen besting the boys with 67 inches. Ugale's record came in the boys toe kick, where he reached 96 inches.

All three athletes won their events by wide margins. Campbell, of the Bering Strait School District, outjumped her nearest competitor by 13 inches. Magnusen, of Unalaska, held an advantage of more than nine inches and Ugale, also of Unalaska, won by four inches.

 

Kneel Jump

Girls -- 1) Apaay Campbell, Bering Strait School District, 55.5 inches (world record); 2) Sophie Poe, Bethel, 42.5; 3) Zoya Brown, Lower Kuskokwim School District, 41.5; 4) Kimberly Clark, Nome, 40.75; 5) Autumn Ridley, Anchorage A, 39.75.

Boys -- 1) Dylan Magnusen, Unalaska, 67 inches (world record); 2) Carlin Lupie, Bethel, 57.75; 3) Hayden Johansen, Mt. Edgecumbe, 57.25; 4) Jose Casados, Effie Kokrine, 57; 5) Steven Ahvakana, Anchorage A 55.75.

Eskimo stick pull

Girls -- 1) Mariam Wamsley, Valdez; 2) Sarah Schroeder, Dillingham; 3) Kelsea Wassilie, Lake and Peninsula School District; 4) Alyssa Bushey, Nome; 5) Kaitlyn Wassilie, Bristol Bay.

Boys -- 1) Randy Standifer, Tebughna; 2) Dalton Beatie, Mat-Su A; 3) Nelson Fiso, Anchorage A; 4) Connor McConnel, Unalaska; 5) Michael Matthew, Mt. Edgecumbe.

Toe kick

Girls -- 1) Raven Phillips, Aniak, 70 inches; 2) Johnna Bouker, Mt. Edgecumbe, 66; 3) Jonisha Wilson, Bering Strait School District, 64; 4) Alecia Egoak, Lower Kuskokwim School District, 62; 5) Terry Johnson, Anchorage B, 62-1.

Boys -- 1) Steven Ugale, Unalaska, 96 inches (world record); 2) Antone Ukatish, Nanwalek, 92; 3) Michael Charles, Lower Kuskokwim School District, 88-3; 4) Michael Matthew, Mt. Edgecumbe, 88-5; 5) Kevin Horton, Mat-Su A, 84-2.

One-hand reach

Girls -- 1) Chelsea Morrow, Mat-Su A, 59 inches; 2) Jacelyn Snyder, :Lower Kuskokwim School District, 57 inches; 3) Rebecca Brink, Bethel, 57-1; 4) Raven Phillips, Aniak, 56; 5) Kaley Rolf, Dillingham, 56-1

Boys -- 1) Jeremy Andrews, Lower Kuskokwim Schook District, 65; 2) Timothy Ukatish, Nanwalek, 63; 3) Issac John-Giles, Mat-Su B, 62; 4) Vance Gregory, Mt. Edgecumbe, 62-1; 4) Harry Ivanoff, Bering Strait School District, 63-1.

Two-foot high kick

Girls -- 1) Autumn Ridley, Anchorage A, 73 inches; 2) Kaley Rolf, Dillingham, 72; 3) Terry Johnson, Anchorage B 70; 4) Tahnee Esparza, Bering Strait School District, 70-1; 5) Johnna Bouker, Mt. Edgecumbe, 70-3.

Boys -- 1) Stuart Towarak, Bering Strait School District, 94 inches; 2) Kevin Horton, Lower Kuskokwim School District, 92; 3) Josiah Maek, King Cove, 90; 4) Issac John-Giles, Mat-Su A 88; 5) Antone Ukatish, Nanwalek 88-1.

 


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