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A Show of Strength

December 27, 2017

A Show of Strength

“There’s a thing that most women know about, where we try to take up less space,” says Tina Lewis of Portland. And that, she says, is the exact opposite of being a Superhero Lady Armwrestler of Portland. “We can come out here and be who we want to be a little while, unapologetically,” says the 34-year-old SLAP member, who is known as Tina Machina.

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SLAP For Sailing

August 8, 2015

SLAP For Sailing

“On Saturday at Geno’s Rock Club, the Superhero Lady Armwrestlers of Portland, better known as SLAP, will combine theatrics, strength and civic-mindedness in a benefit for SailMaine, a community-based sailing center…”

Maine arm wrestlers put fundraiser over the top

November 8, 2013

Maine arm wrestlers put fundraiser over the top

“A Portland Beer Week event pits novice competitors against a team of ‘superheroes.’ ”

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Zollitsch raises money for charity with armwrestling

November 20, 2012

Zollitsch raises money for charity with armwrestling

“All in the name of charity, on November 17th, Brenda Zollitsch (2009) took on the Superhero personna of “Black Mamba” to compete in the Mayo Arts Center fundraising event, Superhero Lady Armwrestlers of Portland (SLAP)”

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Fit at Five: Superhero Arm-wrestlers

May 14, 2012

Fit at Five: Superhero Arm-wrestlers

“On May 5th superhero lady arm-wrestlers took over the Mayo Street Arts Center. It was all a part of the SLAP league.The national league of superhero lady arm-wrestlers are knew to the Portland area.”

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Portland’s lady arm-wrestlers slug it out

May 9, 2012

Portland’s lady arm-wrestlers slug it out

“There was a moment during Saturday’s raucous debut smackdown of the Superhero Lady Armwrestlers of Portland when it looked like the favorite, Voom Voom Valhalla, would certainly lose.”

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‘Superheroines’ wrestle to be champion of Portland community arts

May 1, 2012

“To raise money for center programs that teach dance, writing, puppetry, and other performing arts to neighborhood youth, the organization is turning to superheroes – superheroines, really – for help…”

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