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Local kids get first taste of Olympic sports at youth clinics

Kids from the local community centers and Park & Rec summer camps had an opportunity for an Olympic experience. Nine-year-old Micah Dimes gets to flip Paralympian Myles Porter during a judo clinic on Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Olympian Alexa Liddie (right) participated in the demonstration. After the opening ceremony, the kids attended clinics to learn about boxing, judo, sitting volleyball, weightlifting and wrestling. Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)