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Sunday, July 7, 2002



WEEKEND SCENE

Island-style fun as seen through the camera's eye



Only the strong survive

The Strongman Challenge
finds out who is strongest

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The second annual Strongman Challenge was held yesterday at Windward Mall. Strongman competitor and competition bodybuilder Mike Castillo flexed during a break.




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Above, Wes Chun carried a 180-pound fire hydrant during the strength medley. Strongman competitors in five different weight classes participated in the keg carry, sled pull, tire/anvil flip, block loading, farmer's walk, truck pull, strength medley, plate hold and dead lift.




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At right, Steven Hurley carried 250 pounds in each hand along a 60-yard course. Hurley was the winner of the Strongman competition in the Elite Division.




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Neil Caballero pulled a 380-pound sled down a 30-yard course during the strength medley.




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Kim Hoeldtke pulled a Jeep along a 30-yard course yesterday during the women's truck pull. She was the winner of the Strongwoman competition.






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