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Originally published: 2013-07-15 11:04:11
Last modified: 2013-07-15 11:09:56

Frasure earns first place in heavyweight athletics

Fan favorite Eric Frasure, 28, of Charlotte took home the first place title in heavyweight athletics at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games Saturday.

Frasure hasn't missed a Grandfather Mountain Highland Games since he was 12 years old.  He tried out for the amateur heavyweight competition at the age of 14, qualified at the age of 15 and turned pro in 2007.

In college, Frasure competed in traditional track and field events at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. Since then he's been working as a State Investigator for the police of North Carolina.Frasure has been training at CrossFit Allegiance in Denver, N.C. to stay competition ready as he works full time and pursues a master's degree.  

SCOTTISH ATHLETIC EVENT RESULTS: 

56-Pound Weight Throw-for distance
1. Kerry Overfelt, Loratto, Ky. - 42' 1.5"
2. Eric Frasure, Charlotte - 40' 1.5" 

Clachneart (tossing a 16-pound stone)
1. Eric Frasure - 48' 5"
2. Wes Kiser, Whitsett - 43' 1.5" 

Sheaf (tossing a 20-pound sack of hay for height with a pitch fork)
1. Eric Frasure - 30'
2. Gene Flynn, Kitty Hawk - 28' 

Caber Toss (flipping a 20', 120-pound telephone pole end over end)
1. Gene Flynn - 12:00 (2 of 3 tries)
2. Wes Kiser - 12:00 (1 of 3 tries) 

22-Pound Hammer Throw
1. Kerry Overfelt - 103' 8"           
2. Michael Pockoski - 102' 8"            

28-Pound Weight Throw-for distance
1. Kerry Overfelt - 77' 4"
2. Eric Frasure - 77' 0"  

Overall Winner: Eric Frasure