2007-05-04 / Community

NFLPlayers Work Out With Channel View Students


Two players from the New York Jets visited the Channel View School for Research last Wednesday to lead about 60 students through a battery of fitness challenges that mimic the training exercises of National Football League players. In this photo, New York Jets defensive end Michael Haynes spots 10th grader Keedy Jasper (left) and 8th grader Carla Cruz as they use resistance balls for abdominal exercises. Photos by Brian Magoolaghan Two players from the New York Jets visited the Channel View School for Research last Wednesday to lead about 60 students through a battery of fitness challenges that mimic the training exercises of National Football League players. In this photo, New York Jets defensive end Michael Haynes spots 10th grader Keedy Jasper (left) and 8th grader Carla Cruz as they use resistance balls for abdominal exercises. Photos by Brian Magoolaghan Kathleen Walker, the supervisor of physical education and athletics in Region 5, shouts some words of encouragement to the Channel View students. "The theme of this is, 'Get fit like a pro,'" she told The Wave. Kathleen Walker, the supervisor of physical education and athletics in Region 5, shouts some words of encouragement to the Channel View students. "The theme of this is, 'Get fit like a pro,'" she told The Wave. Oszette Green, a 7th grader, carries a football as she floats over obstacles. Oszette Green, a 7th grader, carries a football as she floats over obstacles. New York Jets player Eric Smith runs a Channel View student downfield before throwing a pass. New York Jets player Eric Smith runs a Channel View student downfield before throwing a pass. Channel View for Research Assistant Principal Joe Featherston (left) stands with volunteer Tommy Reilly of Rockaway Park and Deborah O'Shea, a longtime NFLemployee and Rockaway resident. Featherston, O'Shea and Reilly also coached students at each of the different activity stations. Channel View for Research Assistant Principal Joe Featherston (left) stands with volunteer Tommy Reilly of Rockaway Park and Deborah O'Shea, a longtime NFLemployee and Rockaway resident. Featherston, O'Shea and Reilly also coached students at each of the different activity stations.

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