MEDFORD, Ore. – A personal trainer in P.city Country attempted a kettle bell world record Saturday afternoon, all in the name of diabetes awareness.
Steven H.Errera, aka “Sports shoesteve “, wthan live on his social media channels for the entire challenge.
The experiment consisted of swinging more than 40,000 kilograms with kettle bells in one hour.
That’s over 88,000 pounds, or about the same weight as ten hippos combined.
He said he did it to raise money for the A.Merican Diabetes Association.
Steve said he saw his grandmother have a stroke due to her diabetes.
“It destroyed mine Ecosystem and it wasn’t easy for my family either, ”said Herrera. “Every third one has In front-Diabetes. It is a very serious disorder and we should be talking about diabetes like it is the coronavirus but we are not and so here I am trying to raise funds, ”he added.
Steve posted on his Instagram page that they reached the fundraising goal of $ 500.
NBC5 news reporter / weather forecaster Aaron Nilsson is from Southern California, but most recently lived in Seattle. He has also lived in Sweden and Utah. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism and a minor in Scandinavian studies. During his time at BYU, he reported on sports for BYUtv.
Aaron is not new to the Medford / Klamath Falls market. From 2013 to 2017 he was a local television journalist.
Outside the station, Aaron enjoys music, travel, sports, movies, and cooking. His favorite sport is soccer.