TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol’s Director for Personnel and Finance, Andrea Foster, won a bronze medal in powerlifting during Tucson’s Senior Olympic Festival on January 26.
Director Foster won the bronze medal by bench-pressing 115 pounds, squatting 195 pounds, and dead lifting 205 pounds. Foster has participated in and promoted various fitness campaigns for Tucson Sector Border Patrol employees, such as “Get Off the Fat” to encourage a healthy lifestyle.
The annual Senior Olympics Festival, held this year from Jan. 6 through Feb. 3 at the Morris K. Udall Regional Center, which promotes health, fitness and an active lifestyle among seniors. The event is Tucson’s largest organized annual senior activity. Results for this year’s festival can be found online at https://www.tucsonaz.gov/parks/senior-olympic-festival.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.