First person: Built to compete

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Courtesy photo Clovis resident Dennis Gutierrez has been body building since 2004 and is training his son for his first competition in April. Clovis resident Dennis Gutierrez won the New Mexico State body building competition by placing first in the lightweight class and Masters over 50 class. Gutierrez, 50, was a competitive powerlifter for 30 [...]

Local bodybuilder earns second place in Texas competition

CNJ STAFF Clovis resident Rob Ward finished second out of nine competitors in the novice lightweight division of the Texas Shredder Classic bodybuilding championship on May 1 in Austin, Texas. The novice lightweight division is for contestants at 156 pounds and below. The 25-year-old Ward, a certified personal trainer at Bodies in Motion in Clovis, [...]