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17th Training Wing Sports Day 2018

17th Training Wing Sports Day 2018

U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, gives the opening remarks to kick off Sports Day at the Mathis Fitness Center football field on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 13, 2018. There will be various sporting events throughout the day emphasizing comprehensive Airman fitness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Russell Stewart/Released)

17th Training Wing Sports Day 2018

U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, greets the wing-wide formation at the Mathis Fitness Center football field to start the Sports Day on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 13, 2018. This is the last day of Wingman Week which helps educate Airmen on comprehensive Airman fitness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Russell Stewart/Released)

17th Training Wing Sports Day 2018

Celebrity athlete Kevin Klein greets the Airmen of the 17th Training Wing at the Mathis Fitness Center football field at the start of Sports Day on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 13, 2018. Kevin Klein is a Pro Athlete with Alpha Warrior and one of the top competitors on NBC's American Ninja Warrior. (U.S. Air Force photo by Russell Stewart/Released)

17th Training Wing Sports Day 2018

U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, launches Sports Day at the Mathis Fitness Center football field on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 13, 2018, sending the Airmen of the 17th TRW off to compete in various events throughout the day. This is the capstone of Wingman Week which emphasizes comprehensive Airman fitness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Russell Stewart/Released)

17th Training Wing Sports Day 2018

The Alpha Warrior “Battle Rig” awaits competitors from the 17th Training Wing at the beginning of Sports Day on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 13, 2018. Alpha Warrior provides both training and application of obstacle fitness for civilians and military around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Russell Stewart/Released)

17th Training Wing Sports Day 2018

Celebrity athletes Kevin Klein and Rebekah Bonilla demonstrate and explain the techniques necessary to qualify for the Alpha Warrior competition at the Mathis Fitness Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 13, 2018. The Alpha Warrior Military tour brings head-to-head competition to those who protect our country. Two day events are schedule throughout the country to bring the “Battle Rig” to military installations around the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Russell Stewart/Released)

17th Training Wing Sports Day 2018

Celebrity athlete Kevin Klein demonstrates the techniques necessary to qualify for the Alpha Warrior competition at the Mathis Fitness Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 13, 2018. The objective is to complete each obstacle on the course and finish with a 100% completion rate to become a PROVEN ALPHA WARRIOR. Kevin Klein is a Pro Athlete with Alpha Warrior and one of the top competitors on NBC's American Ninja Warrior. Kevin is a strength and conditioning coach by trade, and also happens to be a flag runner for the Dallas Cowboys. (U.S. Air Force photo by Russell Stewart/Released)

17th Training Wing Sports Day 2018

U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, is the first competitor to attempt the Alpha Warrior “Battle Rig” at the Mathis Fitness Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 13, 2018. The Alpha Warrior competition was incorporated into the 17th TRW’s Sports Day to cap off the Wingman Week events promoting comprehensive Airman fitness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Russell Stewart/Released)

17th Training Wing Sports Day 2018

U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, first to attempt the course, clings to the Alpha Warrior’s “Battle Rig” second obstacle at the Mathis Fitness Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 13, 2018. The 17th TRW’s Wingman Week concluded with Sports Day, an exciting conclusion to events promoting comprehensive Airman fitness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Russell Stewart/Released)

Rebekah Bonilla celebrity athlete, Airman 1st Class DeVontee Lawson, 316th Training Squadron trainee, Amn. Jonah Chose, 316th TRS trainee, Airman 1st Class Christiana Bardsley, 315th TRS trainee, Kevin Klein celebrity athlete and U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander stand together at the presentation of awards following the Alpha Warrior competition portion of Sports Day on Goodfellow Air Force base, Texas, April 13, 2018. Bardsley placed 1st, Chose 2nd and Lawson 3rd.
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Rebekah Bonilla celebrity athlete, Airman 1st Class DeVontee Lawson, 316th Training Squadron trainee, Amn. Jonah Chose, 316th TRS trainee, Airman 1st Class Christiana Bardsley, 315th TRS trainee, Kevin Klein celebrity athlete and U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander stand together at the presentation of awards following the Alpha Warrior competition portion of Sports Day on Goodfellow Air Force base, Texas, April 13, 2018. Bardsley placed 1st, Chose 2nd and Lawson 3rd. (U.S. Air Force photo by Russell Stewart/Released)

Goodfellow airmen play touch football during Sports Day at the Mathis Fitness Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 13, 2018. Teams competed to earn points for their units in an attempt to win the trophy.
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Goodfellow airmen play touch football during Sports Day at the Mathis Fitness Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 13, 2018. Teams competed to earn points for their units in an attempt to win the trophy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Randall Moose)

Members from the 35th Training Squadron work together to pull a firetruck during Sports Day at the Mathis Fitness Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 13, 2018. An average firetruck may weigh 19 Tons, or 41,887 pounds.
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Members from the 315th Training Squadron work together to pull a firetruck during Sports Day at the Mathis Fitness Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 13, 2018. An average firetruck may weigh 19 Tons, or 41,887 pounds. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Randall Moose)

Marines from the Marine Detachment on Goodfellow hold a push-up position before pulling a firetruck during Sports Day at the Mathis Fitness Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 13, 2018. Teams worked together to pull the firetruck across the line as quickly as possible.
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Marines from the Marine Detachment on Goodfellow hold a push-up position before pulling a firetruck during Sports Day at the Mathis Fitness Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 13, 2018. Teams worked together to pull the firetruck across the line as quickly as possible. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Randall Moose)

Airmen huddle before beginning a sand volleyball match during the Sports Day at Mathis Fitness Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 13, 2018. Many different units from Goodfellow competed, but the 315th Training Squadron took first place in this category.
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Airmen huddle before beginning a sand volleyball match during the Sports Day at Mathis Fitness Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 13, 2018. Many different units from Goodfellow competed, but the 315th Training Squadron took first place in this category. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

Master Sgt. Jamaal Chesney swings through the Alpha Warrior "Battle Rig" during Sports Day on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 13, 2018. Chesney was later awarded 1st place for the Alpha Warrior competition.
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Master Sgt. Jamaal Chesney swings through the Alpha Warrior "Battle Rig" during Sports Day on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 13, 2018. Chesney was later awarded 1st place for the Alpha Warrior competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrelll, 17th Training Wing vice commander, addresses the crowd before announcing the winner of the Sports Day at the Mathis Fitness Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas. The 315th Training Squadron who had won the last two years was over thrown by the 316th Training Squadron.
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U.S. Air Force Col. Jeffrey Sorrelll, 17th Training Wing vice commander, addresses the crowd before announcing the winner of the Sports Day at the Mathis Fitness Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas. The 315th Training Squadron who had won the last two years was over thrown by the 316th Training Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Chapman/Released)

GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --

The 17th Training Wing concludes Wingman Week with its annual Sports Day at the Mathis Fitness Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, 13 April, 2018.

The day began with a wing-wide formation at the football field and opening remarks by Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th TRW vice commander, and celebrity athletes Kevin Klein and Rebekah Bonilla.

The Airmen were released to participate in the Alpha Warrior competition at the “Battle Rig” on the Mathis Fitness Center physical training pad nearby. Klein and Bonilla demonstrated and explained the techniques necessary to qualify for the Alpha Warrior competition.

Kevin Klein is a pro athlete with Alpha Warrior and one of the top competitors on NBC's American Ninja Warrior. Kevin is a strength and conditioning coach by trade, and is a flag runner for the Dallas Cowboys. Kevin is one of only a few who have advanced to the finals of American Ninja Warrior, 3 out of 4 seasons.

Rebekah Bonilla is a pro athlete with Alpha Warrior. Her athletic foundation started early, showing natural ability in many sports including soccer, football, basketball, track and CrossFit. After seeing Kacy Catanzaro's historic run in 2014, Rebekah was compelled to put her competitive spirit and desire to inspire others into action. She had her first appearance on Ninja Warrior in 2015.

The Alpha Warrior Military tour brings head-to-head competition to those who protect our country. Two day events are schedule throughout the country to bring the Battle Rig to military installations around the nation. The first day includes a meet and greet with the Alpha Warrior Pros followed by a competition the next day. The objective is to complete each obstacle on the course and finish with a 100% completion rate to become a PROVEN ALPHA WARRIOR.

Alpha Warrior provides both training and application of obstacle fitness for civilians and military around the world.

UPDATE:

Congratulations! The top male and female Alpha Warrior competitors are listed below:

Men

First - Master Sgt. Jamaal Chesney, 315th Training Squadron assistant First Sergeant

Second - Amn. Jonah Chose, 316th TRS trainee

Third - Airman 1st Class DeVontee Lawson, 316th TRS trainee

Women

First - Airman 1st Class Christiana Bardsley, 315th TRS trainee

Second - Capt. Jennifer Henning, 17th Medical Operations Squadron physician

Third - Airman 1st Class Maggie Hicks, 316th TRS trainee

Sports Day is the conclusion to Resiliency Week, a week of events held to encourage Goodfellow members to focus in their wellbeing. Sports Day also included many games such as football, volleyball and a team firetruck pull. Multiple units competed to earn points for a trophy.