Bodystrong nabs 17 medals

Bodystrong TaeKwon Do competitors pause for a photo at the Spring Forward Tournament in La Center in March. Photo courtesy of Brandon Stoppani

Seventeen athletes, 17 medals. Not a bad weekend for the Bodystrong TaeKwon Do crew.

Members of the Sequim-based gym competed at the Spring Forward Tournament in La Center on March 27, earning four gold medals, 10 silvers and three bronzes.

Samantha Schock posted a strong tourney, earning first place in patterns and second in sparring and in breaking.

Bodystrong athletes range in age from 7-68. For more information about the Tae Kwon Do group, call 582-0301 or click here.

Samantha Schock, center, is all smiles after taking first place in patterns. Photo courtesy of Brandon Stoppani

Results for Bodystrong athletes' efforts at the Spring Forward Tournament are below:
  • Kyle Chamblin: patterns, second
  • Craig Fahrenholtz: sparring, first
  • Holy Gauthun: patterns, first; sparring, third
  • Joseph Golbeck: patterns, first; sparring, third
  • Matthew Golbeck: sparring, second
  • Brandon Grow: breaking, second
  • Jim Grow: breaking, second
  • Conn O'Neil: breaking, second
  • Trenton Phipps: patterns, second; high jump, second
  • Aaron Russell: high kick, second; breaking, third
  • Samantha Schock: patterns, first; breaking, second; sparring, second.

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