Local wrestler to compete in event in Colorado

April 17, 2007 11:00 pm
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Jennifer Skinner, a junior at Del Norte High, is heading to Colorado Springs, Colo. to compete at the Body Bar Women's Nationals wrestling tournament. Skinner, who wrestled for the high school team this past season said thousands of wrestlers will take part in the tournament, from children to adults. The championships start on Friday and goes through Sunday

The event is the major age-group national championships for women. It is being held at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.

"I'm really excited to take part. It's huge," Skinner said. "I'm going to wrestle my hardest."