• Local team competes in UGLY games

    Date: 2019.05.19 | Category: 老域名 | Tags:


    TOUGH COMPETITION: The Moree Team at the UGLY Games.

    LOCAL fitness fanatics travelled toInverell to compete in the UGLYGames in support of theLeukaemia Foundation.

    About 32 athletes of all fitnesslevels from GTK CrossFit competedamong the 75 athletes on theday.

    GTK CrossFit co-owner andinstructor, Heidi Dell, said theteams included Inverell,Tamworth, Coffs Harbour andMoree.

    “There were two divisions RXand Scaled,” Dell said.

    “It was down to the last minuteand last rep in the grand finals forboth teams.

    “With eight teams in total competingfrom Moree it was an amazingeffort to take out winning positionsin both categories.

    “GTK CrossFit – orange in RX,Cougars and Cubs scaled and TwinHarts took second place in thescaled division grand final.”

    The competition was held toraise money for the LeukaemiaFoundation in conjunction withthe UGLY Bartender competitionheld state wide.

    Unique, Generous, Likeable,You is the acronym for the popularUGLY Bartender of the Year competition.

    “The UGLY Games was a greatday and we were happy to haveraised $5000 for the foundation,”Dell said.

    “The games havebecome an annual even for theInverell community.

    “The competition is a fun andfriendly event.

    “The calibre of CrossFit athletesin this area is improving out ofsight it’s very exciting.”

    GTK CrossFit is now lookingforward to the North West ThrowDown in Inverell on November 21.

    The competition will be the firstof six rounds over the period of sixmonths. GTK hopes to hold thesecond round in Moree.

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