Photos By: Larry "Thunderfoot" Cureton
Plaza Fitness and Bloomfield Heath turned out an amazing National Qualifying show On Saturday June 30 2007. The Garden State Bodybuilding & Figure Championships.
This show drew competitors from NJ, NY, VA & PA. Judged by some of the recognized names in the business, Mr. John Kemper (IFBB Judge) and Elena Semple (an NPC Bodybuilding competitor herself). They had there work cut out for them.
Guest posers of the night were Toney Freeman and Vinny Galanti. They delighted the crowd by giving audience members an up close and personal view of these two Competitors. A spectator and NJ favorite that made an appearance, & also once a Diamond Gym member was IFBB Pro Craig Richardson.
The Figure competitors showed off there lean hard physiques while maintaining there feminine qualities which is the true essence of what Figure Competitors display today in our highly competitive field.
Battle For Overall:
The biggest and most outstanding moment of the night was Overall Masters winner Luke Crabtree. With muscularity never before seen on a NJ competitive stage, Luke dominated the competition with perfect symmetry and vascularity that earned him a perfect score by judges and fans alike. He can pose his a$$ off and knows how to get the crowd in an uproar. Coming in closely was a well know competitive Bodybuilder Rob Kreider. Rob has re-qualified and is going onto compete in this years USA's to be held July 29th in Las Vegas Nevada.
Other class winners were Teen Overall Eugene Borcan, Men's Novice Dan Margolis, Open Men’s Jermaine Bell, Figure Overall Cynthia Colon and Women’s Bodybuilding Jennifer Ciardella.
A great show was truly put on by the two Sponsors Pete Diaz Owner of Plaza Fitness 11 Westinghouse Plaza Bloomfield NJ 07003 and Sam Kapoor Owner of Bloomfield Heath 425 Broad Street Bloomfield NJ 07003.
A very special 'Thank You' to our main sponsor, Bodybuilding.com. And to there NJ State Representative Michele Lynn. We thank her for another year of hard work and for all her efforts to help make this yet another great show. A thank you as well to all of our sponsors that continue there support each year. Without your valued support our past and future events would not be a successful!