2014 BFE Special Guests

You may like free samples, but we all know you come to the expo for the athletes! See which of your favories will be at the 2014 BFE!

Jamie Middleton (Eason)

Jamie Middleton (Eason) is one of the most recognized faces in the fitness industry. She holds several fitness titles, most notably Hard-body Entertainment's World's Fittest Model, and has been featured as a writer and a model in hundreds of thousands of magazine layouts. Jamie has a bachelor's degree in Communication; is the official female spokesperson for Bodybuilding.com, Gold's Gym Fitness Institute Expert and is a syndicated writer and columnist for numerous websites and magazines. As creator of the popular LiveFit Trainer and her own Labrada Lean Body For Her Signature Supplement Series, Jamie has helped hundreds of thousands of people reach their fitness goals.

Jamie Eason's Facebook
Jamie Eason's BodySpace
Jamie Eason's Writer Page

Steve Cook

Steve Cook is an Idaho native that has exploded into the fitness world. He has been on the cover of many health & fitness magazines and is a sponsored athlete for both Bodybuilding.com and Team Optimum Nutrition/ABB. Steve has helped many college students find balance between academics and athletics with his "Big Man on Campus" 12-Week Trainer.

Steve Cook Fitness 360
Big Man On Campus Trainer

Kizzito Ejam

Kizzito Ejam is a Team Bodybuilding.com spokesmodel and athlete, and has a varied background in sports, including Karate, soccer, football, track and field, and he's a black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Kizzito is also a certified Instructor in Krav Maga and Tae Kwon Do.

Kizzito Ejam's Bodyspace

Sean Sarantos

Sean Sarantos has served over 6 years in the United States Air Force where he helped military members rehabilitate using Physical and Occupational Therapy. As well as being a Bodybuilding.com athlete for several years, he also helps train and motivate others while always trying to better his knowledge of health and fitness.

Sean Sarantos' Bodyspace

Samantha Ann Leete

Samantha Ann Leete is the 2013 Bodybuilding.com BodySpace Spokesmodel. She is an athlete, national bikini competitor/coach, member of TEAM Bodybuilding.com and Team Pro Tan. She has a passion for health & fitness and loves sharing her knowledge. This fit lady is a high school cheer coach in addition to working at the IRS as a Large Corporation Contact Representative.

Samantha Leete's Bodyspace

Nick Scott

Nick Scott is the CEO/President/Founder of Wheelchair Bodybuilding, Inc. He has a Bachelor's in Business Administration, is a Certified Fitness Trainer (CFT), and is Certified as a Specialist in Performance Nutrition (SPN).

Nick Scott's Bodyspace

Lauren Abraham

Lauren is a fun and adventurous athlete and host. She hosted the 2012 Monster Energy Supercross AMA FIM World Championships tour, as well as several tv shows. She is a fitness model, journalist, brand ambassador, and previous professional snowboarder.

Lauren Abraham's BodySpace
Lauren Abraham's Blog

Brandan Fokken

Brandan is a national level physique competitor and the owner of def-i-nit-ion Inc, which includes his personal training business "Fokken Strong Training". He is also a corporate wellness manager for a large company.

Brandan Fokken's BodySpace
CutAndJacked Interview

Pete Czerwinski

Professional eater Furious Pete is a Team Bodybuilding.com athlete that used competitive eating and fitness to overcome an eating disorder.

Furious Pete's Official Website
Furious Pete's BodySpace
Appetite For Contruction Article

Ashley Horner

Ashley Horner is an internationally recognized fitness model, holds her WBFF Pro Card, and is a multi-sport athlete. She is also the creator of the "Becoming Extraordinary" training program and seminars. As if that weren't enough, Ashley is a published writer, contributing monthly articles for MMA Uncaged and Fit & Firm magazines, among others.

Ashley Horner's BodySpace
Ashley Horner's FIT 360
Ashley Horner's Website

Kathleen Tesori

Kathleen Tesori is one of the most recognized names in the fitness industry. She is an athlete and spokesmodel for Bodybuilding.com. She holds many titles and achievements; most notably the FLEX bikini model search winner, IFBB Figure Pro, ring girl for MTV's show Bully Beatdown, and she has appeared in several of magazine layouts. Kathleen has a Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA), and is a fitness model and lifestyle coach.

Kathleen Tesori Fitness 360
Competition History

Chassidy Smothers

Despite being a soldier in the U.S. Army and a cardio queen, Chassidy didn't achieve the body of her dreams until her husband introduced her to the iron. Lifting was the key to transforming her body and mind. Says Chassidy, "Bodybuilding has helped me to feel limitless." In fact, both she and her husband both hold NPC overall champion titles!

Chassidy Smother's BodySpace
Chassidy Smother's Fitness 360
Smothers Fitness University Website

Rodney Razor

After a lifetime of on-and-off athletics, Rodney's fitness career truly took off in 2012. In just 18 months, he dropped more than 30 pounds, was featured in Men's Health Magazine in Turkey, earn his IFBB Pro card, got sponsored by Pro Tan and 6 Pack Fitness Bags, and was chosen as Bodybuilding.com's 2014 BodySpace Male Spokesmodel. And yes..that's his real name.

Rodney Razor's BodySpace
Rodney Razor's Website

Rachelle Dejean

Rachelle Dejean is an IFBB Bikini Pro & Fitness Model, NCAA Volleyball Record Holder, and Team Bodybuilding.com athlete. Now, she challenges her sweet tooth while she shares her passion for the fit life. She is affiliated with Flex Til You're Famous, Ripple Swimwear, Fitmark, and she's a PhysiqueShows.com contributing writer.

Competition History
Rachelle Dejean's BodySpace

Chad Hollmer

Chad was a top 5 finalist in the 2014 BodySpace Spokesmodel contest. He is a Bodybuilding.com athlete, a soccer coach, and a personal trainer.

Chad Hollmer's BodySpace

Katie "Chung Hua" Barnes

Katie Barnes is an IFBB Bikini Pro, BSN Athlete, Fitness Model, Bodybuilding.com Athlete, BHL Player, and Torque Athlete. Katie graduated from Boise State University with a degree in Business Management. She is a former ice hockey player, former MMA ring card girl, winner of the 2009 FLEXonline Bikini Model Search, and professional bada$$. She earned her pro card at the 2011 NPC Team Universe.

Katie Chung Hua Fitness 360
Competition History
BSN Athlete Profile

Corey St. Clair

Corey was one of the original Bodybuilding.com Team members and his first BFE was 2002 at the Rose Room. A professional strongman and avid fitness enthusiast, Corey has competed all over the world and continues to work with bb.com at multiple events throughout the year.

Corey St. Clair's BodySpace
Uber Strength: Strongman Videos

Dr. Sara Solomon

Dr. Sara Solomon is a writer and spokesmodel for Bodybuilding.com, the most visited bodybuilding and fitness website in the world. Dr. Solomon is a practicing dentist (DMD) in Toronto, Canada, and holds a B.Sc in Physiotherapy. This certified personal trainer, spinning instructor, professional fitness model and cover girl is known around the world for her jump rope skills and her "Dr. Sara Solomon Cross Speed" Jump Rope by Buddy Lee Jump Ropes. Dr. Solomon, a former Oxygen Magazine Weight Loss Success Story, knows firsthand the challenges of juggling a busy career with a healthy lifestyle, which is why her blogs for Gaspari Nutrition and Oxygen Magazine focus on endurable, maintainable and time-saving approaches for fat loss. Sara's media credits include being featured on CityTV's Look I Cook, Lifetime's The Balancing Act, and her "Healthy Recipes" eBook on Amazon.com.

The Fat-Blasting Doctor Biography
Bodybuilding.com Articles

Abel Albonetti

Abel was a top 5 finalist in the 2013 BodySpace Spokesmodel contest. He is a Bodybuilding.com athlete, a fitness model, and RSP Nutrition athlete.

Abel Albonetti's BodySpace

Chris Thompson

Chris is the Vice President of Twinlab Sports Nutrition, the Founder of Pro-Series, and one of the Team Militia members. His goal is to stay ripped at 45, despite a chaotic work and travel schedule.

Chris Thompson's BodySpace
Twinlab Militia

Jason Wheat

Jason is a former college football player and powerlifter. He spent two years working as a contract firefighter in Iraq, where he became inspired to train for powerlifting competitions. He is a member of the Twinlab Pro-Series Fuel Team Militia.

Jason Wheat's BodySpace

Ronnie Milo

Milo is a competitive bodybuilder and sales rep for Twinlab. He also represents as a Team Militia member.

Ronnie Milo's BodySpace

Grant Higa

Grant is an American Strongman, Powerlifter in the USAPL and USPF, a certified ACE Personal Trainer and an Universal Sponsored Team Athlete. He has competed in Strongman for 15 years and his favorite event is the semi-truck pull.

American Strongman Biography
Northwest Strongman Biography

Greg Plitt

Plitt is undisputedly America's #1 male fitness model, appearing on the cover of over 100 fitness magazines and 25 romance novels in the past 4 years. Plitt has received many titles including sexiest man alive and top 25 fittest Americans. Greg has done many commercials and has also appeared on the big screen along side Robert DeNiro and Christian Bale. Before taking on modeling and acting Greg graduated from West Point and served as an Army Ranger as well as Captain and Commander.

Greg Plitt Abs Workout
Greg Plitt's MFT28 Trainer by Met-Rx

Chad Augustin

Chad is a Team Met-Rx member and the Fire Captain of the Sacramento Fire Department. He is also a Flight Paramedic and avid CrossFit Games competitor.

CrossFit Games: Flying Solo

Alex Carneiro

Alex is a Brazilian born IFBB Pro Physique Athlete, personal trainer, sports nutritionist and pro fitness model. He is an Optimum Sponsored Team Athlete, Hydrolyze Ultra Water Athlete, Oxygen 4 Energy Athlete, Pro Tan USA Sponsored Athlete, and Monsta Clothing Athlete. Alex is a Muscular Development Latino and Espanol Athlete and Author. He has also appeared in Physique Magazine and Men's Exercise.

Team ON Athlete Profile

Sundae Marshall

Sundae Marshall earned her B.S. in Exercise Science, is a NPC Bikini Competitor, Team Optimum Sponsored Athlete, and the 2010 Bodybuilding.com Fit Body Competition Winner. She is a health and wellness coach and recently started her own bikini line, SundaeLu Bikini LTD. Her mission is to help competitors prioritize their health and values in "lieu" of the limitations faced when finding balance in a competitive lifestyle.

Optimum Nutrition Biography
Sundae Marshall's BodySpace

Alicia Harris

Alicia Harris is an IFBB Figure Pro, Bodybuilding.com Sponsored Athlete and Optimum Sponsored Athlete. She has a Master's degree in Sports Management from Northern Illinois University. She has also been involved with many of the sports teams around Chicago, including the Chicago Bears!

Competition History
Team ON Athlete Profile

Kelechi Opara

Kelechi Opara is an Optimum Nutrition/ABB sponsored athlete, and a member of Team Bodybuilding.com. He has appeared in & on the cover of numerous fitness magazines. Kelechi created the highly-successful "Nutritionist" app for iPhone/Android, is an expert Nutritional Consultant and seminar lecturer, and is a former U.S. Marine who served in Afghanistan.

Kelechi Opara Fitness 360
Kelechi Opara's Targeted Chest Workout
Kelechi Opara Lifts Life

Jessica Paxson-Mone

Jessica Paxson is an IFBB Pro Bikini/Figure competitor, Optimum Nutrition and ABB sponsored athlete, fitness model and personal trainer. She has been on the covers of Oxygen Magazine, Muscle & Fitness Hers, Flex Magazine, Iron Man Magazine, Planet Muscle, MuscleMag, and more.

Team Optimum Profile
Competition History

Mark Anthony Wingson

Mark Anthony became the first ever Men's Physique Mr. Olympia in 2013. Mark is an ALLMAX-sponsored athlete.

ALLMAX Nutrition Biography
2013 Olympia Review

Jessie Hilgenberg

Jessie is an IFBB Figure Pro, Figure & Bikini Competition Coach, Fitness Model, and NLA Performance sponsored athlete living in Nevada with her husband, Alex. Being fit and living healthy is what she knows and loves! Jessie graduated from California State University, Chico with her Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Graphic Design, and runs a successful advertising studio for the past 7 years.

Jessie Hilgenberg's BodySpace
Jessie's Website

Amy Updike

Amy is a Registered Pediatric Nurse, IFBB Bikini Pro, and NLA For Her sponsored athlete.

Amy Updike's BodySpace

Craig Capurso

Craig Capurso is an IFBB Pro Men's Physique athlete, a commodities oil trader on the NYMEX floor by trade, and is a Cellucor Sports Nutrition and Neon sponsored athlete and Bodybuilding.com Spokesmodel. Sacred Heart University recruited Craig in football and awarded financial grants as he proved to be one of the school's leading career tacklers. Craig's collegiate accomplishments included starting all four years, and he never missed a game, while in the classroom he worked his way to the Deans List and Cum Laude honors in finance.

Craig Capurso Fitness 360
Craig Capurso's BodySpace
Craig's Biography
Craig Capurso's 30 Days Out Trainer

Ashley Hoffmann

Ashley is a WBFF Pro and Cellucor and Neon sponsored athlete.

Amy Updike's BodySpace

Karina Baymiller

Karina Baymiller earned her B.S. in Kinesiology from ASU, and is a health and fitness junkie with a passion for clean eating, using her 60-pound weight loss journey to inspire and motivate others. She's a Cellucor and Neon Athlete, Team Bodybuilding.com Athlete, ACSM personal trainer, online health and fitness coach, Fitness Model, and overall bada$$.

Karina Baymiller Fit 360
Karina Baymiller's BodySpace
Cellucor Profile

Jennifer Dawn

IFBB Bikini Pro and Fitness Model Jennifer Dawn is a Dymatize Nutrition sponsored athlete. She competed in track and field since elementary school and earned her way through Troy State University on a full athletic scholarship. She started competing in the NPC in 2010 and competed for 2 years before earning her IFBB pro card at the 2011 NPC Nationals in the Bikini Division. She has worked with high quality photographers in the fitness industry and has been published in fitness magazines for print and online as well as fitness advertising.

Team Dymatize Profile

Kevin Gore

At age 47, Kevin was the first place winner in the lean category for the 2013 Dymatize $100K Transformation Challenge.

Kevin Gore Transformation
Kevin Gore's BodySpace

Amanda Latona

Amanda Latona is a recording artist-turned-IFBB Bikini Pro and fitness model. She is a BSN sponsored athlete and lives in Las Vegas, where she is a print/commercial model and TV host.

Amanda Latona's Fit 360
Amanda's BSN Profile

Ryan Hughes

Ryan is the Owner/Executive Trainer at HughesFIT, an IFBB Men's Physique Pro, and a BSN sponsored athlete.

Ryan Hughes' Fit 360
Ryan Hughes' BodySpace

Jose Raymond

Jose started competing in bodybuilding when he was 18 and has made a name for himself in the 212 Pro division, most recently placing 4th at the Olympia. Jose is an iFORCE sponsored athlete.

Jose Raymond's Competitor Profile
Jose's iFORCE Athlete Page

Dea Gravelle

Dea is a PharmaFreak sponsored athlete from Canada, and a coach at Who's Your Trainer? She is also a CBBR national bikini competitor.

Dea Gravelle's BodySpace
Who's Your Trainer Profile

Shawn Rhoden

Shawn 'Flexatron' Rhoden started bodybuilding in 1992, and is now a top pro bodybuilder sponsored by VPX. Most recently he placed 4th at the Olympia and 2nd at the Arnold Classic.

Competitor Profile
VPX Interview

Jamie Varner

The former WEC lightweight champion, Jamie is an official UFC Fighter from Arizona who is sponsored by Body Fortress.

Jamie Varner's Fan Page
UFC Profile

Korbie Nitiforo

Korbie is a personal trainer and super heavyweight bodybuilder, most recently placing 7th at the North American Championships. He is also a Body Fortress athlete.

Body Fortress Profile
Korbie Nitiforo's Competition Tip

Ryan Workman

Ryan is a Texan, the Labrada Assistant Programs Coordinator, and a Fitness Trainer & Life Coach.

Labrada Profile

Josh Black

Josh is a father of 5, natural bodybuilder, fitness writer, teacher, and Axis Labs athlete.

Axis Labs Blog

Mike Hildebrandt

'Trainer Mike' was a top 5 finalist in the 2014 BodySpace Spokesmodel contest. He is a personal trainer, radio guest regarding fitness topics, and an Axis Labs athlete.

Mike Hildebrandt's BodySpace

Natalie Hodson

Natalie is a happy wife and mom to a two-year-old boy, and has run 3 marathons and 20 half marathons. She is also an MRM athlete and found great fitness success after using Jamie Eason's LiveFit trainer.

Natalie Hodson's BodySpace
Natalie Hodson's Writer Page

Greg Clausen

Basketball coach by day and physique competitor by night, Greg is known as the '7-foot Bodybuilder'. He is also a Beast Sports Nutrition athlete.

Greg Clausen's BodySpace
Competitor Profile

Tara Heinz

Tara is a Beast Nutrition athlete, real estate agent, and was a top 10 finalist in the Bodybuilding.com Fit Body competition.

Competitor Profile
Tara Heinz's BodySpace

Ron Partlow

'Big Ron' has been bodybuilding since 1997, and is a training and nutrition consultant in Canada. He is a Mutant athlete, and has been one of the most prominent amateur Canadian bodybuilders.

Mutant Profile

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