On May 18, Bodystrong Taekwon-do Academy students and officials travelled down to La Center, near Vancouver, Wash., for the Region 1 tournament.
Fifteen Bodystrong competitors swept the floor of medals and in most divisions the team had at least one person place in the medals. In several divisions, Bodystrong took first, second and third places.
Trenton Phipps, Holly Gauthun, Linda Allen, Kyle Morton and Troy Phipps, all red belts, competed against black belts to gain their medals. White belts Larry Mockley, Marshall Phipps and Adrian Torve-Golbeck competed for the first time and both gained medals.
The Phipps family totaled nine medals among Troy and his three sons, Trenton, Logan and Marshall.
Medal winners included:
Trenton Phipps — gold, silver