Photos: Female arm-wrestling competition at Phat Thai

Young Cherry Creek restaurant Phat Thai offered a strong start to Labor Day weekend. Upper-body strong, that is. Organizers channeled muscle and mettle with a female arm-wrestling competition that featured members of the Denver Derby Dolls and the public pushing up their sleeves and pitching in to raise funds for Big City Mountaineers, a youth-mentoring program that embraces the outdoors. Continue through for photos, taken by Jim Wills, of the night's strongest grips and most strained faces.

See also: - Slide show: Female arm wrestling at Phat Thai - Phat Thai doesn't need to be authentic, just good - Photos: Phat Thai, the subject of this week's review

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