Worldwide Atlatl Championship won by Pagosa resident

    Photo courtesy Danyelle Leentjes
    Ron Beckman (left) receives the award for the Adult Division and the Grand Champion at the 17th annual Worldwide Atlatl Championship from Nathan Shelley with the Eastern New Mexico University Blackwater Draw National Historical Landmark.

    By Danyelle Leentjes
    Special to The SUN
    The 17th annual Worldwide Atlatl Championship held in Portales, N.M., on Oct. 28, was taken by Pagosa Springs resident Ron Beckman, who works as a day manager at Chimney Rock National Monument.

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