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On belay

Badger Yellowbird, 7, eyes his next step while climbing at the indoor rock wall at the SunUte Community Center on  Friday in Ignacio. Ian Twiss, program aide for the Boys & Girls Club of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe controls the rope for Badger. In the background, program aide Aaron Denny acts as belay for Elco Garcia Jr., 6. The Boys & Girls club is based at the community center. Students as old as 12 gather after school for activities. Badger’s parents are Lynda and Ronald Yellowbird. Elco is the son of Naomi Russell and Elco Garcia, a professional boxer. 

On belay

Badger Yellowbird, 7, eyes his next step while climbing at the indoor rock wall at the SunUte Community Center on  Friday in Ignacio. Ian Twiss, program aide for the Boys & Girls Club of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe controls the rope for Badger. In the background, program aide Aaron Denny acts as belay for Elco Garcia Jr., 6. The Boys & Girls club is based at the community center. Students as old as 12 gather after school for activities. Badger’s parents are Lynda and Ronald Yellowbird. Elco is the son of Naomi Russell and Elco Garcia, a professional boxer. 

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