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U.S. Taekwondo Center Break-a-thon

Photographs from the U.S. Taekwondo Center's Annual Break-a-thon at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium on September 14, 2013 in Colorado Springs, Colo.

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Max McKenzie, 11, breaks a board held by Steve Jones during the U.S. Taekwondo Center Annual Break-a-thon at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Saturday, September 14, 2013. (Kent Nishimura/The Gazette)

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Participants warm up during the U.S. Taekwondo Center Annual Break-a-thon at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Saturday, September 14, 2013. (Kent Nishimura/The Gazette)

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Participants warm up during the U.S. Taekwondo Center Annual Break-a-thon at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Saturday, September 14, 2013. (Kent Nishimura/The Gazette)

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Max McKenzie, 11, breaks a board held by Steve Jones, who was braced by Jeff Dillemuth during the U.S. Taekwondo Center Annual Break-a-thon at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Saturday, September 14, 2013. (Kent Nishimura/The Gazette)

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Kelsey Turner, 13, and her mother Janet Turner converse with Kristin Turner, 17, about what move she wants to perform next during the U.S. Taekwondo Center Annual Break-a-thon at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Saturday, September 14, 2013. (Kent Nishimura/The Gazette)

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Jarrell Hamlett, 8, kicks a board during the U.S. Taekwondo Center Annual Break-a-thon at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Saturday, September 14, 2013. (Kent Nishimura/The Gazette)

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Merek Chambers, 6, breaks a board during the U.S. Taekwondo Center Annual Break-a-thon at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Saturday, September 14, 2013. (Kent Nishimura/The Gazette)

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Azhyus Tolles, 4, is helped by Cory Derewicz during the U.S. Taekwondo Center Annual Break-a-thon at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Saturday, September 14, 2013. (Kent Nishimura/The Gazette)

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Azhyus Tolles, 4, runs to his parents holding boards he broke during the U.S. Taekwondo Center Annual Break-a-thon at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Saturday, September 14, 2013. (Kent Nishimura/The Gazette)

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Tyler Tyndall, 7, talks to his sitter Trinity Tyndall, 6, while their dad T.J. Tyndall prepares another board during the U.S. Taekwondo Center Annual Break-a-thon at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Saturday, September 14, 2013. (Kent Nishimura/The Gazette)

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Tyler Tyndall, 6, breaks a board held by his father, T.J. Tyndall during the U.S. Taekwondo Center Annual Break-a-thon at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Saturday, September 14, 2013. (Kent Nishimura/The Gazette)

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Tyler Tyndall, 6, and his father, T.J. Tyndall during the U.S. Taekwondo Center Annual Break-a-thon at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Saturday, September 14, 2013. (Kent Nishimura/The Gazette)

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Annie Jensen, 4, breaks a board held by her father, Ken Jensen during the U.S. Taekwondo Center Annual Break-a-thon at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Saturday, September 14, 2013. (Kent Nishimura/The Gazette)

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Participants stretch and warm up before the start of the U.S. Taekwondo Center Annual Break-a-thon at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Saturday, September 14, 2013. (Kent Nishimura/The Gazette)

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Max McKenzie, 11, and other participants warm up before the start of the U.S. Taekwondo Center Annual Break-a-thon at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Saturday, September 14, 2013. (Kent Nishimura/The Gazette)

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Kelsey Turner, 13, breaks a board during the U.S. Taekwondo Center Annual Break-a-thon at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Saturday, September 14, 2013. (Kent Nishimura/The Gazette)

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