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Powerlifting at Special Olympics Summer Games

Bobby Hill steps up to the barbell during powerlifting competition at East High School on Saturday, June 7, 2014. Twenty-two competitors participated in the squat event. The 2014 Special Olympics Alaska Summer Games began Friday, June 6, and continue through Sunday, June 8, at East High School, Arctic Gymnastics and the Alaska Dome. In addition to powerlifting, athletes from around the state compete in track and field, swimming and basketball events.
Marc Lester
After a successful powerlifting squat, Special Olympics Alaska Summer Games athlete Bobby Hill hugs his coach Hal Lloyd. Twenty-two competitors participated in the squat event. The 2014 Special Olympics Alaska Summer Games began Friday, June 6, and continue through Sunday, June 8, at East High School, Arctic Gymnastics and the Alaska Dome. In addition to powerlifting, athletes from around the state compete in track and field, swimming and basketball events.
Marc Lester
Special Olympics Alaska Summer Games athlete Alex Johnson of Anchorage strikes a pose after a successful powerlifting squat. Twenty-two competitors participated in the squat event. The 2014 Special Olympics Alaska Summer Games began Friday, June 6, and continue through Sunday, June 8, at East High School, Arctic Gymnastics and the Alaska Dome. In addition to powerlifting, athletes from around the state compete in track and field, swimming and basketball events.
Marc Lester
Brittany Tregarghen of Kodiak competes in the powerlifting squat event at the Special Olympics Alaska Summer Games. Twenty-two competitors participated in the squat event. The 2014 Special Olympics Alaska Summer Games began Friday, June 6, and continue through Sunday, June 8, at East High School, Arctic Gymnastics and the Alaska Dome. In addition to powerlifting, athletes from around the state compete in track and field, swimming and basketball events.
Marc Lester
Coach Luis Mendez, right, gets Chris Kavanaugh from Kodiak loosened up to compete in powerlifting at the Special Olympics Alaska Summer Games. Twenty-two competitors participated in the squat event. The 2014 Special Olympics Alaska Summer Games began Friday, June 6, and continue through Sunday, June 8, at East High School, Arctic Gymnastics and the Alaska Dome. In addition to powerlifting, athletes from around the state compete in track and field, swimming and basketball events.
Marc Lester
Brittany Tregarthen is congratulated as she walks back to her seat after a powerlifting squat. Twenty-two competitors participated in the squat event. The 2014 Special Olympics Alaska Summer Games began Friday, June 6, and continue through Sunday, June 8, at East High School, Arctic Gymnastics and the Alaska Dome. In addition to powerlifting, athletes from around the state compete in track and field, swimming and basketball events.
Marc Lester
Taylor Gregg of Ketchikan competes in powerlifting at the Special Olympics Alaska Summer Games Saturday, June 7, 2014. Twenty-two competitors participated in the squat event. The 2014 Special Olympics Alaska Summer Games began Friday, June 6, and continue through Sunday, June 8, at East High School, Arctic Gymnastics and the Alaska Dome. In addition to powerlifting, athletes from around the state compete in track and field, swimming and basketball events.
Marc Lester
Aharon Dolph is congratulated by his coach Luis Mendez. Twenty-two competitors participated in the squat event. The 2014 Special Olympics Alaska Summer Games began Friday, June 6, and continue through Sunday, June 8, at East High School, Arctic Gymnastics and the Alaska Dome. In addition to powerlifting, athletes from around the state compete in track and field, swimming and basketball events.
Marc Lester
Jeffery Nix of Anchorage attempts a lift. Twenty-two competitors participated in the powerlifting squat event. The 2014 Special Olympics Alaska Summer Games began Friday, June 6, and continue through Sunday, June 8, at East High School, Arctic Gymnastics and the Alaska Dome. In addition to powerlifting, athletes from around the state compete in track and field, swimming and basketball events.
Marc Lester