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From SHHS track to Venice Beach and beyond, life's been challenge for Pam Walker

 

February 26, 2020

PAM WALKER, right, leads an exercise class at Steelhead Strength and Fitness.

Pam Walker would tell you she started her athletic career when she was in the third grade, while she attended Holley

Elementary.

"I was out there runnin' around on the playground and was discovered by a teacher that was a track coach," she said.

That led her into a life of track and sports and competitive bodybuilding. Now 56, Walker looks back and thinks maybe she did all that because she felt a need to protect herself.

"I think it stems way back in childhood," she said. "I can kinda look back and go, 'I can see why I needed to be so strong.' I think that's why I got into the bodybuilding...



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