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  • Tommy Chong's passion for fitness kept his dancing challenge in step

    Tommy Chong's passion for fitness kept his dancing challenge in step
    Tommy Chong thinks pumping iron is far out, man. A lifter of heavy things from a young age, the 76-year-old comedian from Canada has put his entire fitness regimen on hold to lift and twirl a professional dancer on the current season of "Dancing With the Stars." Although Chong didn't have much experience with dance, he had the conditioning from regular exercise that made him capable of tolerating the long hours of preparation it takes to look good beneath the mirror ball. He made it through multiple eliminations, all the way to the semifinals, before having to hang up his dancing shoes after Monday night's performance.
  • Palm schools looking for first weightlifting title

    WELLINGTON — She's just like other high school girls; her lipstick is the perfect shade, her outfit matches and a jeweled flower holds her hair flawlessly in place. Then she squats, her arms quiver and a grunt escapes her throat as she presses a...

    Maccabi Games begin

    Presenting Sponsor Judy Levis Markhoff lit the official Maccabi torch at the BB&T Center in Sunrise on Sunday evening (Aug. 10), signifying the start of the JCC Maccabi Games. The Games are being hosted from Aug. 10-15 by the Boca Raton-based Adolph &...

    New Smyrna Beach edges Spruce Creek for state weightlifting title | Video

    New Smyrna Beach edges Spruce Creek for state weightlifting title | Video
    KISSIMMEE — Cody Wilson's face turned red as he hoisted 320 pounds over his head Saturday, tying a school record and leading New Smyrna Beach to its second team weightlifting state title. The Barracudas, who won their first title in 2010, finished...

    Lifter of Year Zack Johnson of Spruce Creek lets hair go to win state title

    Lifter of Year Zack Johnson of Spruce Creek lets hair go to win state title
    PORT ORANGE — The long, curly locks that stole the show at the state weightlifting meet are gone. Still flowing is the passion Zack Johnson brings to the sport. The senior heavyweight state champion from Port Orange Spruce Creek is training at...