George Russo is pictured in this 1970 photo in Far Rockaway High School gym. Spotting Russo are Coach Mike Brady (left) and football player Bill Thompson (right). Russo is lifting 225 lbs at a body weight of 135 lbs. He went on to win the teenage metropolitan championship in weightlifting that year. After last week’s picture of the old Far Rockaway football team, pictures have been streaming into the Rockaway Museum in anticipation of their upcoming Far Rockaway High School exhibition. 005p1_xlg.jpg

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