Archive for the "Powerlifting" Category

08.Jun.2017 Powerlifters Reign at State Summer Games!!!

“POWER to the LIFTERS” Big Island Special Olympics Athletes competed at the Special Olympics State Summer Games at the University of Hawaii June 3rd and 4th. Special Olympics Athletes from around the State competed in Swimming, Track & Field, Unified Softball, Powerlifting and Individual Softball Skills. Here are the results from the Powerlifters. The West […]

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28.Apr.2012 Torch Run, powerlifting tournament happening April 29

The Hawaii Police Department and volunteers will carry the “Flame of Hope” through the streets of Kailua-Kona Sunday, April 29, in an effort to raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics athletes. This event, known as the Troy Barboza Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, is a tradition in the law enforcement community around […]

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24.Feb.2012 Get involved: Join a team, volunteer

It’s not too late to join one of the sports teams, offered by Special Olympics West Hawaii. Head out the the field, gym, and pool to play or volunteer. TEAM PRACTICES: Softball and T-Ball is 3:15 to 4:45 p.m. Mondays and  Thursdays at Old Kona Airport’s fields on the north, with the lights. Powerlifting is […]

02.Jun.2011 SOWH won 30 Summer Games medals

Special Olympics West Hawaii traveled Memorial Day weekend to Oahu, where 52 athletes, coaches and unified partners from Ocean View to Waimea competed in the State Summer Games. They brought home seven gold, 12 silver and 11 bronze medals. At the University of Hawaii at Manoa campus, they were among the approximately 850 athletes who […]

17.Mar.2011 SOWH athletes, supporters to carry ‘Flame of Hope’

The Hawaii Police Department and volunteers will carry the “Flame of Hope” through the streets of Kailua-Kona Sunday, April 10, in an effort to raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics athletes. This event, known as the Troy Barboza Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, is a tradition in the law enforcement community around […]

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24.Jan.2011 Special Olympics hosts barbecue, holds sign-ups for Spring sports

Special Olympics West Hawaii hosted its annual Kick-Off barbecue from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, at Kahaluu Beach Park. Athletes and volunteers signed up for the various Spring sports, such as softball, T-ball, swimming, track and field, and powerlifting. There were also be games, music, food and awards. Anyone interested in finding out […]

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09.Nov.2010 Power in practice

“The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something. You can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger Powerlifting is much more than squats, bench presses and dead lifts. It’s about barriers, perseverance and success, according to Special Olympics. […]

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03.Nov.2010 Bazaar, car show raises funds for people with disabilities

A bazaar and custom car show will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Arc of Kona’s main facility, located above Konawaena High School in Kealakekua. This event raises funds for and awareness of the needs of people living with disabilities. It is a family-fun day with entertainment, food, a […]

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06.Jun.2010 Scenes from 2010 Summer Games

Please enjoy the following photos taken during Special Olympics Hawaii’s Summer Games. held at the University of Hawaii over Memorial Day weekend. This event features 3 days of competition for more 700 athletes in Track & Field (Athletics), Swimming (Aquatics), Powerlifting, and Softball (includes Unified® Softball, Coach Pitch, T-Ball, and Individual Skills). The Summer Games […]