Annual KMXT Bench Press Contest was held over the weekend, and there were two
repeat winners: Kalani Coyle in the Men's Full Body Weight category and Valene
Wilde in the Women's Division. David Horn won the Men's Half Body Weight
Division and Chris Kavanaugh was the Special Olympics Division champ.
half his body weight, or 105 pounds, 43-times to edge out Skip Bolton, who
lifted 90 pounds 40-times. Jimmy Pickett was third, lifting 165-pounds
managed 23 reps at his full body weight of 145 pounds.
two-time champ, added about a dozen reps to her total last year, lifting 65
pounds, 73-times - two short of her goal for the competition. She joked that she's
10-pounds lighter than last year, which gave her a five-pound edge in her
Bench Press Contest is organized by Lindsey Knight of the Kodiak Athletic Club.
she got into weight lifting and body building just a few years ago:
-- (Bench Press 1 39 sec "The
thing that really ... I don't want my old body back.")
now preparing for a state body building competition in Anchorage coming up in
was second in the Women's Division, hoisting 70 pounds 26-times. LaRue Albin
had 23 reps for third. Sally Pollard and Elyse Johnson tied for fourth with 20