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SoHi Junior heads to Finland for World Power Lifting Competition of the best powerlifters in the world. Meet Soldotna high school junior Robin Johnson who will leave shortly for Salo, Finland to compete in the RAW World Classic Powerlifting Competition. Robin trains at The Fitness Place in Soldotna and is excited...
Castellano, Johnson take world championships

...Powerlifting World Championships in Salo, Finland.The championships continue a lifters, was Torronen Susanna of Finland at 873 pounds.Johnson squatted 341...or Ross Leppala," Johnson texted from Finland. "They're amazing coaches. And not...
Castellano breaks more lifting records

...had just competed at the under-185 weight class at the International Powerlifting Association RAW Classics Championships in Finland on June 8, although she weighed in at just 158 pounds.Castellano didn't set any records at that meet, but she still was...
Hakkinen, US shine in Finland

...biathlete Jay Hakkinen was part of a sparkling effort from the United States squad at the World Cup biathlon in Kontiolahi, Finland, on Thursday and Friday. Hakkinen took 16th with just one miss on the range in the 10-kilometer sprint on Friday. He finished...
Area athletes ready for World Powerlifting Championships

...Powerlifting World Championships in Salo, Finland.Both Castellano and Johnson compete Monday. Castellano left for Finland on Thursday while Johnson left Monday...flying to Iceland and continuing to Finland, for a 22-hour total flight time...
Area powerlifters shine at Kenai Powerlifting Challenge

...great tuneup before the International Powerlifting Federation RAW Classics Powerlifting World Championships in early June in Finland."Robin Johnson wrecked shop," Schmidt wrote in an email.Johnson hit 330 pounds in the squat, 187 in the bench press...
Voices of Alaska: U.S. must become informed on Arctic issues

...safeguards.The Council is composed of eight voting nations that have territory inside of the Arctic Circle - Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and the United States - as well as six Permanent Participant groups that represent the...
Group hosts Dungeons & Dragons marathon

...played by Shannon Bradford; an elf druid, played by Rine; a human rogue, played by Grassin Oskolkoff; and a character from Finland, played by Hans Hesse. Each has their own particular skillset, equipment, ethical alignment and motivation both in-game...

KUUSAMO, Finland - Russia's Alexander Legkov and Norway's Marit Bjorgen won World Cup cross-country races Saturday.Legkov captured the 10-kilometer...
Hakkinen, US finish solid Kontiolahti World Cup

Kasilof biathlete Jay Hakkinen helped the United States team wrap up a successful World Cup meet in Kontiolahti, Finland, on Sunday. Hakkinen finished 14th in the 12.5-kilometer pursuit, moving up from a starting position of 16th. He had...


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