Knights of Columbus conduct tank pull event


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos





Teams from around the state attempted to pull an 80,000-pound Army Tank at the fifth annual Knights of Columbus Army Tank Pull.

The event is to support the Wounded Warrior Project, which helps wounded and disabled veterans.

Teams were made up of 20 members and ranging from different sectors of society. There were two events: a team event based upon speed of pull and a second event that was based upon the lowest combined bodyweight. The tank, chained to a flat bed truck, was required to move a distance of 10 feet in oder to be a completed pull.

The fastest time in the team event was 5.03 seconds by the Regina Mundi Knights of Columbus and the lowest pull was 83lbs bodyweight by the P&A Auto Parts team. The Paterson Federation Knights of Columbus represented the Sparta area, and finished with a team time of 6.1 seconds. The team was represented by Jeremy Slate of Hamburg in the individual event, pulling the tank at a bodyweight of 177lbs.

Over the past three years, the tank pull event has raised over $500,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project, ranking it as one of the programs largest fundraisers of the year.




Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

Miller Bros. scores four MMA wins
Miller Brothers MMA & Fitness is known for being the top mixed martial arts (MMA) team in...
Read more »
Image

Festival offering local talent chance to perform
AUGUSTA — The 9th annual Rock, Ribs & Ridges festival is offering local talent the opportunity to perform at this year’s summer festival.
Presented by...

Read more »

Rob Lowe bringing one-man show to Morristown
Following his hit debut run in Mesa, Salt Lake City and Denver in 2017, Rob Lowe is taking his one man show, Stories I Only...
Read more »
Image

Arlo Guthrie bringing children to Morristown
Folk singer Arlo Guthrie and his children Abe and Sarah Lee perform the music of three generations of Guthries at Mayo...
Read more »
Image

VIDEOS



Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers


MOST READ

Local News
Should we arm teachers?
  • Apr 20, 2018
Local News
Palumbo named to Leading Edge Society
  • Apr 19, 2018
Local News
Wildfires legislation passes Assembly
  • Apr 19, 2018
Local News
Read the river before you launch
  • Apr 18, 2018

MOST COMMENTED



Find more about Weather in Lafayette, NJ