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Penn State Wilkes-Barre Sixth Annual Fitness Contest

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1/29/2009 —

Get ready to compete for the title of Penn State Wilkes-Barre’s Strongest Man or Woman! The sixth annual fitness competition will be held the week of February 9th, 2009 in the weight room located inside the Athletics and Recreation Building (ARB) on the Wilkes-Barre campus. All contestants will have to perform a series of strength exercises such as chin-ups, dips, and the bench press. The winners will be determined by the greatest combined number of repetitions from all three exercises. Students, faculty, staff, families, and community members are eligible and encouraged to compete to win first- and second-place prizes.

To compete, come to the weight room in the Athletics & Recreation Building (ARB) any time during one of the following blocks:
     – Tuesday, February 10th: 9:00am-11:00am, 3:00pm-5:00pm
     – Wednesday, February 11th: 10:30am-12:30pm
     – Friday, February 13th: 10:30am-12:30pm

Past winners include Craig Smith, Reo Cheshire (twice), Joe Homza, Frank Tedesco; Kristina Colladay, and Donna Smolow (four times). Past runners-up include Mike Butler, A. J. Kusmierz, Jason Hinz, Stephen Williams, Jason Harabin, Kyle Jones, Joe Homza; Kelly Spencer, Donna Smolow, Amy Welgus, Ellen McGinty (twice), and Kasey Welebob.

For more information about the contest, contact:
     Dr. Thomas Winter
     office: Science Center Room 111A
     phone: 570-675-9278
     email: txw2@psu.edu

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