Senior Virtual Native Youth Olympics continue with the one foot high kick and wrist carry
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the state competitions for the Native Youth Olympics have gone virtual. Throughout the week, Alaska’s Sports Source will be announcing the winning kicks, jumps and pulls.
Between April 5 and April 30, athletes from in grades seven through 12 across Alaska submitted videos, with the top five athletes competing in a virtual competition that was streamed live from their hometowns.
Today, the events are the one foot high kick and the wrist carry, two of the most exciting events to watch.
|One Foot High Kick Girls||School||Height kicked and misses|
|Emilee Wilson||Kenai Central||82 inches|
|Victoria Fisher||Unalakleet||78 inches|
|Minnie Clark||Nome Beltz||78 inches 2 misses/74 inches|
|Cayla Calver||King Cove||74 inches|
|Eden Hopson||Service||74 inches|
|Aleutia Peter||Unalaska||74 inches|
|One Foot High Kick Boys||School||Height kicked and misses|
|Christian Gardiner||Dillingham||106 inches 4 misses/92 inches|
|Colton Paul||Mt. Edgecumbe||104 inches 1 miss/100 inches|
|Sage Worl||Dimond||100 inches 1 miss/92 inches|
|Dez Hess||Ninilchik||96 inches|
|Kalila Brink||Mt. Edgecumbe||96 inches|
|Parker Kenick||Nome Beltz||96 inches|
|Wrist Carry Girls||School||Time on pole|
|McCrae Mils||Houston Jr/Sr||32 sec.|
|Regan Hoblet||Mt. Edgecumbe||18.61 sec.|
|Ourea Busk||Unalakleet||16.9 sec.|
|Sadie Elachik||Anthony A. Andrews||16.5 sec.|
|Nikki Amora||Unalaska||11.38 sec.|
|Wrist Carry Boys||School||Time on pole|
|Elijah Gordon||Homeschool||35.82 sec.|
|Chandler Ulroan||Chevak||35.53 sec.|
|Micah Mitchell||Kotzebue||35.18 sec.|
|Ethan Jenkins||Dillingham||34.8 sec.|
|Kanayaq Ivanoff||Unalakleet||32.2 sec|
All week, Alaska’s Sports Source will be showing the winning athletes in each event, so make sure to tune into the late news edition to see winning moments.
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