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Faces in the Crowd

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Elisabeth Ashforth
BROOKLYN

Claudia Ashforth
BROOKLYN

Elisabeth and Claudia, 15-year-old twins, won three gold medals between them at the National Kayaking Championships at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis. Paddling together, they won the 500-meter doubles in the girls' juvenile (ages 14-16) division, and they teamed with Jennifer Jobber, 14, of Arlington, Va., and Heather Lantz, 15, of Charlton, Mass., to win the 500 girls' juvenile fours. Elisabeth also won in the 500 girls' juvenile singles competition.

Ronald Kantner
WAPAKONETA, OHIO
Kantner, 30, a chiropractor, played 365 holes of golf at the Wapakoneta Country Club to break by one the world record for holes played in a 24-hour period. Kantner took 2,134 strokes and walked about 78 miles.

Desmond Johnson
NEW ORLEANS
Desmond, 14, established three national boys' division (ages 13-14) track records at the National Junior Olympics. He ran a 10.96 in the 100 meters and had times of 22.07 in the 200 and 49.35 in the 400.

Andrea Smith
POTTSVCLLE, PA.
Andrea, 14, a pitcher for Charlie's Pizza in the Pottsville Girls' Softball League, had three perfect games this season while amassing an 8-0 record with a 0.12 ERA. She struck out 141 batters in her 56 innings pitched.

Bill Roy
COLORADO SPRINGS
Roy, 32, an Air Force Academy instructor, set two individual world records in skeet shooting at the Pan Am Games by hitting 200 of 200 targets in the regular match and 224 of 225 in the match-plus final.

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ANDY UZZLE

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ROGER KANTNER

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RUSTY COSTANZA

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ANDY MATSKO

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SGT. MIKE REINHARDT