Almanac Of Women's Fitness, A-J.

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Almanac of
Women's Fitness/Figure
by Ron Avidan

The most complete information of fitness & figure profiles available. All help is welcomed! The Almanac is always updated whenever possible.



  • Agustsdottir, Sigurbjorg
    From Iceland. 1997 Ms. Fitness World 15th.

  • Alberto-Sarcev, Ursula
    Born 2/26/68. Was Married to Milos Sarcev, they divorced in 1997. Ursula was in a movie in 1995 titled Nemesis III: Prey Harder, her character was Ramie. Contests include the 1994 Galaxy Fitness 1st; 1996 Women's World Pro Fitness 6th.

  • Allegro, Maria
    1997 MIdwest Pro 9th; 1997 Jan Tana Fitness 8th; 1997 World Pro 14th; 1998 Jan Tana Pro 16th; 1998 Midwest Fitness Pro 12th;

  • Allman, Cie
    Was a lifeguard and swimming instructor as a teen. Has a B.S. in Business Administration. Career included being in public relations for the Washington Bullets, a standup comic at clubs, spokes model for countless companies. Has been in movies include the Pizza Girls, The Garbage Man, The Killing Jar, Gladiator, and Monsters. Enjoys writing, black belt karate, teaching. In 1998, created and starred in 'The Infinite Power Workout', a show with Frank Zane.

  • Alvarado, Kristy
    Born August 3, 1971. Currently lives in Costa Mesa, California. Likes herbs, candles and oils. 'I mix oils for people, and I love learning about medicinal herbs.' Routine is 5 days weight, 3 days cardio. Loves to visit pet stores, because she enjoys animals so much. She also likes to shop and spend lazy Sunday's watching cable tv. Contests include the 1999 Midwestern Nationals 2nd; 1999 Fitness America 25th; 2000 Fitness Universe 23rd;

  • Anderson, Tatiana
    Tatiana was named after a Russian Princess and this is how her fairytale life began. Shortly after she was born in Las Palmas, Gran Canary Islands, Spain, her family moved to America. She started twirling a baton at the young age of 3. By the age of 9, she retired as a World Champion Baton Twirler with over 150 trophies. She grew up as a active kid involved in cheerleading, pep squad, drill team and beauty pageants. At the age of 14, she became certified to teach aerobics, not realizing that fitness would become her passion and profession. At the age of 18, she became one of the youngest professional cheerleaders with the USFL Houston Gamblers. In 1994 - 1995, when the NBA Houston Rockets won the world championship, guess who was there cheering them on. You are right, Tatiana, and she has a championship ring to prove it! Another great cheerleading experience came with the NFL Denver Broncos in 1996.

    As if that was not exciting enough, Tatiana has had an equally exciting fitness career. Teaching aerobics since 14, she made her first career move to aerobic director at the elite resort in Houston, The Houstonian. The Sans Souci Hotel & Spa in Jamaica was not only a career move as the Spa Director but the first away from home experience. Watching cruise ships sail in and out of port gave Tatiana her next goal. For three years, Tatiana sailed the seas as a fitness director with the Cunard Cruise Lines. Tatiana's last cruise was a three month around-the-world journey. She saw places one would only read or dream about. From riding camels in Egypt to donkeys in Greece; from scuba diving in the Caribbean Islands to parasailing in the French Rivera; from a safari in the jungles of Africa to walking the streets of Jerusalem.

    Since entering her first beauty pageant at the age of five, Tatiana has always enjoyed competition. She held the title of Ms. Petite Texas, Ms. Texas Fitness and Ms. National Fitness. In the Ms. Fitness USA, she was 1st runner up and in the Ms. Fitness World, she was 2nd runner up Now retired, Tatiana trains other competitors in all aspects of competition. Owning her own business, Pageant Personified, she consults competitors all over the world in nutrition, supplementation, workouts, wardrobe, hair and make up, stage presentation and choreography. She is also busy with personal appearances, infomercials, hosting fitness competitions and promoting her book, "Step by Step Guide to Fitness Competition Success". Tatiana has been featured in many magazines including Ironman, Oxygen, Muscle Media, Ms. Fitness and has co-hosted ESPN2 Kiana's Flex Appeal, along with hosting the Ms. Fitness World Competitions.

    Contests include the 1996 Ms. Fitness World 3rd

  • Anderson, Vicki
    1995 Fitness America Pageant National 2nd; 1997 NPC Nationals 9th; 1998 NPC Nationals Tall 8th;

  • Anglin, MIchelle
    1994 Galaxy Fitness 11th

  • Anton, Ester
    1996 Ms. Fitness World 14th

  • Auer, Debra
    1995 Galaxy Fitness 23rd; 1996 Galaxy Fitness 9th; 1996 Superfitness Maui Athletic Round 1st; 1997 Galaxy Fitness 17th;

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  • Babanina, Jana
    From Russia. 1995 Fitness Olympia 14th

  • Balon, Kristin
    1998 NPC Nationals short 15th;

  • Bass, Laura
    USA. Born 6/26/68. She originally started as a bodybuilder but switched over to fitness in 1996 because she felt the women were getting too muscular. To quote Laura "I love bodybuilding. I just wish the professional judging guidelines stayed in tune with the type of physiques produced in the late 1980's. To made, that was grace, beauty and strength rolled into one." Contests include the 1996 Women's World Pro Fitness 14th; 1996 Florida Fitness Pro 10th; 1997 Jan Tana Fitness 7th;

  • Batista, Alti
    Contests include the 2002 Show of Strength 12th;

  • Bauer, Danielle
    1997 Ms. Fitness USA 3rd; 1997 Ms. Fitness World 4th

  • Baxley, Kristi
    1998 NPC Nationals Tall 12th;

  • Beaulieu, Mona
    1997 NPC USA Fitness 15th;

  • Belli, Frederica
    Italian Fitness Competitor. Bella means beautiful in Italian. Born March 3, 1971 in Citta di Castello, Italy.

  • Bellando, Maria
    Originally from Spring Valley New York, now living in Miami Fla. Maria has 4 brothers and 2 sisters. She was a New York State Champion in gymnastics at age 14. Started in bodybuilding contests, then switcheed to fitness contests. Married to Alan and has two boys (Joseph and Matthew). Teaches aerobics, and is a personal trainer. Used to own her own sporting good company called FanAtics . She is the co-promoter with Peter Potter of one of the largest amateur fitness shows in the country (NPC Maria Bellando Southern States Fitness-figure competition) it is held in conjunction with the Southern states body building show. Contests include the1998 NPC Southern States Fitness Comp. 2nd, 1998 NPC Muscle and Fitness Classic 1st , IFBB North American Fitness 4th, 1998 NPC Fitness Nationals Short 2nd (Earned IFBB Pro Card); 1999 World Pro 9th; 1999 Jan Tana Pro 13th; 2000 Fitness International 13th; 2002 Atlantic States Pro 10th;

  • Bellini, Michelle
    USA. Married to Dan Freeman. Contests include the 1995 NPC National Fitness 10th; 1996 Women's World Pro Fitness 2nd; 1996 Florida Fitness Pro 7th; 1996 Fitness Olympia 8th; 1997 Fitness International 11th; 1997 Italian Pro 2nd; 1997 Midwest Pro 4th; 1997 Fitness Olympia 12th; 1998 Italian Pro Fitness 11th; 1999 Fitness International 15th;

  • Benavides, Vanessa
    1999 NPC USA Short 10th;

  • Benevides, Erika
    1998 NPC USA Short 14th;

  • Benson, Nancy
    1995 Galaxy Fitness 10th

  • Bentsen, Michelle
    From Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Height 5'7". Won the 1996 BC Fitness Championships 1st.

  • Beres, Alexandria
    From Hungary. 1996 Ms. Fitness World 1st, 1997 Fitness International 9th; 1997 Italian Pro 9th; 1997 World Pro 6th; 1997 Denmark Pro Fitness 4th; 1997 Norway Pro Fitness 3rd; 1997 Fitness Olympia 10th; 1998 Fitness International 8th; 1998 Czech Pro 9th; 1998 Italian Pro Fitness 5th; 1998 Jan Tana Pro 12th; 1998 Fitness Olympia 12th; 1999 Fitness International 13th; 1999 Finland Pro 6th; 1999 Denmark Pro 8th;

  • Bergeron, Christine
    From Canada. Height 5'4". Contests include the 1999 North American Tall 1st; 1999 Canadian Tall 1st & Overall; 2001 Fitness International 19th; 2002 New York Pro 9th; 2002 Southwest Pro 12th; 2002 Toronto Pro 3rd; 2002 Atlantic States 5th; 2002 Fitness Olympia 9th; 2002 Show of Strength 8th;

  • Berkley, Cynthia
    1998 Galaxy Florida 3rd; 1998 Ms. Galaxy 1st;

  • Beyson, Mindi
    1998 NPC USA Short 15th;

  • Bianchi, Leslie
    1989 Fitness America Pageant National 1st

  • Biglow, Sandy
    Canadian. Born July 19, 1969 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Height 5'5". 1996 Canadian Fitness Championships 6th; 1996 North American Fitness Championships 8th

  • Bixel, Angela
    1997 NPC USA Fitness 16th;

  • Blakeway, Jessica
    Contests include the 2001 Canadian West Coast Naturals 3rd;

  • Blank, Mandy (Amanda)
    Born Amanda Michelle Blank on July 9, 1976 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Height 5'4". Mother named her after the Barry Manilow song 'Mandy'. Raised by her grandparents. Mandy was a majorette in high school, where she won a national championship in baton twirling. She once performed her amazing baton twirling at a Detroit Lions football game in front of 80,000 people. She was also a cheerleader with the Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League. Moved from Florida to Los Angeles, California to be nearer to her boyfriend (2001).

    Fitness Contests include the 1997 NPC Debbie Kruck Fitness 2nd; 1998 NPC Debbie Kruck Fitness 1st; 1998 NPC Nationals Short 1st & Overall; 1999 Fitness International 6th; 1999 Fitness Olympia 6th; 2000 Fitness International 11th; 2000 Jan Tana Pro 8th; 2001 Fitness International 7th;

  • Blee, Amy
    Height 5'4", from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Contests include the 1997 NPC Midwest Ironmaiden Fitness 2nd; 1997 NPC Junior USA Fitness 1st; 1997 NPC Nationals 8th; 1999 World Pro 1st;

  • Bloom, Ocean
    From Vancouver, Canada. Won the 1998 BC Fitness Championships. Originally started in bodybuilding, winning the 1997 BC Junior Bodybuilding title, but switched to fitness in 1998.

  • Blondeau, Annette
    1995 Fitness America Pageant National 5th

  • Bolla, Toni
    1995 Galaxy Fitness 15th

  • Bookless-Wendt, Alison
    From Ohio, USA. Contests include the 2001 Fitness International 12th; 2001 Pittsburgh Pro 12th; 2002 New York Pro 14th; 2002 Slovakia Pro 10th; 2002 Southwest Pro 14th;

  • Boyd, Kathy
    Co-host of Corey Everson's fitness show Gotta Sweat.

  • Brant, Monica Jean
    From the USA. Born in Fort Hood, Texas on October 26, 1970. Height 5'5"; eyes: light brown. Raised in Castroville, Texas. She has been on more magazine covers than any other fitness competitor or fitness model. Monica started in 1990 on the bikini and leg contests circuits in nightclubs around San Antonio. She worked for four years as a cocktail waitress during these times, and was a Budweiser girl. One of her first covers was the 1994 November edition of Muscle & Fitness magazine. Monica has an older brother named Philip, who is a year and a half older. She has a strong interest in horses, and in track and field. Monica went to a private fine arts women's college in Missouri called William Woods College, studying Equestrian Science and Marketing. In 1999, Monica has a contract with Universal Nutrition to promote their products.

    Fitness contests includes 1991 Ms. Fitness Preliminary 1st; 1991 Ms. Fitness National 14th; 1993 Fitness USA Preliminary 6th; 1994 Fitness USA Preliminary 1st; 1994 Ms. Fitness Nationals 9th; 1995 Fitness USA Nationals 9th; 1995 Jan Tana Pro Fitness 1st; 1995 Fitness Olympia 7th; 1996 Women's World Pro Fitness 4th; 1996 Jan Tan Pro Fitness 2nd; 1996 Fitness Olympia 6th; 1997 Fitness International 2nd; 1997 World Pro 3rd; 1997 Fitness Olympia 6th; 1998 Fitness International 2nd; 1998 Fitness Olympia 1st; 1999 Fitness Olympia 4th. Figure contests include the 2003 Figure International 2nd;

  • Breslin, Doris
    1998 Galaxy Florida 6th;

  • Bridges, Cynthia
    Contests include the 1998 NPC Jr. USA 4th, 1998 NPC JR. Nationals 1st short & overall winner, 1998 NPC USA short 12th, 1998 IFBB North American 2nd, 1998 Women's Strength Extravaganza (1st in fitness strength), 1998 NPC Nationals short 3rd;

  • Bridges, Cynthia
    Has two children, Ty and Jordan. Contests include the 1999 NPC USA Middle 2nd; 2000 Fitness International 14th; 2000 Atlantic City Pro 13th; 2000 Jan Tana Pro 10th; 2001 Fitness International 14th; 2002 Hungarian Pro 5th; 2002 New York Pro 15th; 2002 Slovakia Pro 8th;

  • Brown, Nadine
    Born Feb 25, 1968 in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada. Height 5'4". Nadine is a high school teacher, currently teaching varsity chearleading and dance. Contests include the 1997 Ms. Novia Nova Scotia 1st; 1997 Ms. Fitness Atlantic Classic 1st; 1997 Canada Fitness 4th; 1997 Ms. Fitness Nova Scotia 1st;

  • Bruneau, Sharon
    From Canada. Also competed in the Ms. Olympia in 1992-1994. Contests include the 1995 Fitness Olympia 11th

  • Buckanes-Henry, Ursula
    USA. Contests include the 1996 North American Fitness 1st; 1997 Italian Pro 12th; 1997 Midwest Pro 6th; 1997 Jan Tana Fitness 6th; 1997 World Pro 13th; 1997 Denmark Pro Fitness 5th; 1997 Norway Pro Fitness 4th; 1998 Fitness International 15th; 1998 Czech Pro 10th; 1998 Italian Pro Fitness 16th; 1998 Jan Tana Pro 7th; 1998 Midwest Fitness Pro 7th; 1999 Italina Pro 2nd; 1999 World Pro 17th; 1999 Jan Tana Pro 16th; 1999 Fitness Olympia 13th; 2000 Jan Tana Pro 19th;

  • Bull, Joey
    England.1997 Ms. Fitness World 13th; 1998 Czech Pro 15th;

  • Burdick, Monica
    1998 NPC Nationals short 4th; 1999 NPC USA Tall 3rd;

  • Burford, Chatra
    1998 NPC Nationals Tall 13th; 1999 NPC USA Tall 10th;

  • Burkhalter, Pam
    1995 Fitness America Pageant National 11th

  • Buurman, Yudeska
    From Holland. 1996 Ms. Fitness World 19th; 1997 Czech Pro 6th; 1997 World Pro 15th; 1997 Denmark Pro Fitness 6th; 1997 Norway Pro Fitness 7th;

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  • Caballer, Nicole
    Contests include the 2002 Atlantic States 4th;

  • Carpenter, April
    From Ohio, USA. Contests include the 2001 Fitness International 16th;

  • Carrier, Brandi
    Born May 25, 1973 in Haines City, Florida. Height 5'5". Has one sister, and four step-brothers. Diagnosed with a rare blood disease at the age of nine, in which Brandi was in the hospital for about a month while she received medication. Involved in American Saddle Bred horses, and competed in English riding competitions when she was 11-17 years old. Started to play tennis in the eighth grade. Was a cheerleader in high school, and was named All-American Cheerleader in camp. Went to a community college in Winter Haven, where she studied Radiology. Brandi's dad played for the Detroit Tiger's Triple-A farm team, and passed away when she was 13. Her mother is a cosmetologist, working at the same shop for 30 years. Married Bob Holston in 1996, right after she won the Galaxy, at Disney World. Has a golden retriever named Jake.

    Brandi won the Physique Round both in the 1994 Galaxy and the 1995 Galaxy. Contests include the 1994 Galaxy Fitness 8th; 1995 Jan Tana Pro Fitness 8th; 1995 Galaxy Fitness 12th; 1996 Galaxy Fitness 1st; 1997 Life quest Triple Crown 1st;

  • Carroll, Natalie
    Contests include the 2002 Show of Strength 11th;

  • Casoni, Christiana
    From Italy. 1996 Ms. Fitness World 11th; 1997 Italian Pro 5th; 1997 Norway Pro Fitness 11th; 1998 Fitness International 14th; 1998 Italian Pro Fitness 8th; 1998 Jan Tana Pro 16th; 1998 Fitness Olympia 11th; 1999 Fitness Olympia 12th;

  • Cheney, Krista
    Contests include the 1999 NPC USA Middle 17th;

  • Chizevsky, Kim
    From USA-Missouri. Kim was the Ms. Olympia from 1996-1999. She switched from bodybuilding to fitness to prove she could do it. before her bodybuilding career, she was a cheerleader.

    Fitness contests include the 2001 Fitness International 6th; 2002 Southwest Pro 4th;

  • Cole, Lihn
    1998 Ironwoman Tri-Fitness 5th;

  • Collins, Jennifer
    1997 NPC Emerald Cup 1st; 1997 NPC USA Fitness 1st; 1997 Midwest Pro 1st; 1997 Fitness Olympia 14th; 1998 Italian Pro Fitness 10th; 1998 Jan Tana Pro 10th; 1998 Midwest Fitness Pro 4th;

  • Contant, Andrea
    1996 Ms. Fitness World 2nd

  • Crane, Cathryn
    Contests include the 1999 NPC USA Middle 4th; 2002 New York Pro 22nd;

  • Crawford, Joy
    German. 1996 Ms. Fitness World 17th , 1996 Ms. Fitness Germany

  • Crawford, Peggy
    Contests include the 1999 NPC USA Middle 12th;

  • Curry, Susie
    Born Susan Flora Curry. Height 5'2". Born November 22, 1972 in Santa Barbara, California. Mother is Vietnamese; father is American of Irish - Indian - Italian descent. Lived in Germany, South Korea, New York, and North Carolina as a result of her father's military career (U.S. Army warrant officer). She started in gymnastics in North Carolina, and was so good in high school that she received an athletic scholarship in gymnastics for North Carolina State University in Raleigh. She never did fulfill her potential at NC State because of a series of injuries. Susie graduated with a degree in biological sciences. Currently lives in Bremen, Georgia (near Atlanta). Co-owns a gym, called 'The Gym' with her brother and sister-in-law. Favorite flower is a rose (she has one tattooed on her abdomen, which she got in college with her roommate in remembrance of her roommates mother, who had passed away).

    Contests include the 1996 NPC North Carolina 1st; 1996 NPC Junior USA 1st; 1996 World Amateur 1st; 1996 NPC Nationals 1st; 1997 Fitness International 3rd; 1997 World Pro 1st; 1997 Fitness Olympia 4th; 1998 Fitness International 1st; 1998 Fitness Olympia 2nd; 1999 Fitness International 1st; 1999 Fitness Olympia 3rd; 2000 Fitness Olympia 1st; 2001 Fitness Olympia 1st; 2002 Fitness International 1st; 2002 Fitness Olympia 1st; 2003 Fitness International 1st;

  • Curtis, Liz
    Contests include the 2002 Toronto Pro 10th;

  • Cusmano, Linda
    Contests include the 2001 Canadian West Coast Naturals 2nd;

  • Czoborova, Zora
    From Slovakia. Contests include the 1996 Ms. Slovakia Fitness 1st; 1996 Ms. Fitness World 5th; 1997 Ms. Slovakia Fitness 1st;

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  • Dallos, Anna
    From Hungary. 1996 Ms. Fitness World 10th; 1997 Ms. Fitness World 7th

  • Darmer-Kivett, Cindy
    Height 5'1" ... a gymnast for 12 years while she was growing up ... a former college cheerleader from Indiana, graduated from Ball State University ... married to Jeff Kivett ... Contests include the 1996 Indianapolis 1st; 1996 Indiana 1st; 1996 Jan Tana Amatuer 2nd; 1996 NPC Team Universe 10th; 1997 NPC Jr. Nationals 1st; 1997 NPC Team Universe 1st; 1997 World Amateur 3rd; 1998 Italian Pro Fitness 12th; 1998 Jan Tana Pro 16th;

  • Davis, Teresa
    1997 Ms. Fitness USA 7th ;

  • DeGennaro, Jaqueline
    From Belgium. Switched from bodybuilding to fitness. Contests include the 1999 Italian Pro 12th; 1999 World Pro 19th; 1999 Jan Tana Pro 19th;

  • De La Llana, Dina
    1997 NPC Emerald Cup 3rd; 1997 NPC USA Fitness 3rd; 1997 Midwest Pro 7th; 1998 Jan Tana Pro 13th; 1999 World Pro 14th;

  • Dillard, Leisha
    Contests include the 1995 NPC National Fitness 11th; 1997 Jan Tana Fitness 9th; 1997 World Pro 11th;

  • Dillard Deltergo, Sherma Anne
    Sherma has three brothers and four sisters. Sherma lives in Jupiter, Florida. In junior high school, Sherma was into gymnastics. In high school, she was in Track & Field. She went to college in Florida State where she was a Seminole cheerleader. She even entered into a bodybuilding contest and placed 2nd once. She is a personal trainer; height 5'1". Contests include the 1994 Ms. Fitness 20th; 1994 Florida Fitness 1st; 1995 Ms. Fitness 27th; 1999 NPC Southern States 1st; 2001 Pittsburgh Pro 11th;

  • Dixon, Lisa
    Contests include the 1999 NPC USA Middle 15th;

  • Dobbins, Debbie
    Fitness competitor who died at a young age in a house fire.

  • Dodson, Dana
    Height 5'4". Fitness competitor who died at a young age of a heart attack on June 11, 2000. She was found unconscious outside the Sound Factory nightclub in Manhattan, New York. Placed third in the 1998 NPC Junir Nationals, appeared in Playboy, competed in the Gorgeous Ladies of Oil Wrestling League as Dangerous D.D..

  • Doerrer, Amanda
    Also called Mandy. Born August 29, 1970 in Quincy, Massachusetts. Height 5'6". Played 3 years as a goalkeeper in soccer at Torrey Pines High School in Del Mar, California. She was the first girl in San Diego County to play high school football as wide receiver, place kicker and defensive back. She was also on the track and field, and soccer teams. In college, played soccer at UCSB, and stopped when she injured her shoulder). Graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara in 1992 with a BA in Law & Society. Earned her law degree in 1998, at the University of San Diego. Married to Charles (nicknamed Chaz), who played on her high schools football varsity squad. Finished law school at the University of Califoria San Diego. Amanda is a dedicated appeals attorney for a private law firm in San Diego.

    Bodybuilding contests include the 1993 NPC San Diego HW 3rd; 1993 NPC Palms Springs MW 1st. Fitness contests include the 1998 NPC Border States 1st; 1999 Max Muscle Naturals California Tall 1st; 1999 NPC California Tall 1st & Overall; 1999 NPC USA Tall 2nd; 2000 Atlantic City Pro 14th; 2001 Pittsburgh Pro 15th;

  • Doherty, Amanda
    From Australia. Contests include the 1999 Italian Pro 9th; 1999 World Pro 13th; 2003 Fitness International 14th;

  • Domhoff, Lori
    1994 Galaxy Fitness 14th;

  • Donnelly, Laurie
    1992 Fitness America Pageant National 1st

  • Dubie, Susie
    1995 NPC National Fitness 16th

  • Dulovic, Lisa
    From Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Contests include the 1997 Canada Pro 1st; 1998 Jan Tana Pro 5th; 1999 Fitness International 16th;

  • Duncan, Marla
    Hometown is Sacramento, California. Height 5'6". Husband named Mark. Has a son, Wyatt Kodi Duncan, born 9/20/97. Appeared in Playboys 'Hardbodies' issue and has appeared on more than 70 magazine covers over the years. Had an athletic wear clothing line named La 'Rageous.

    Contests include 1989 Ms. Fitness 10th; 1990 Ms. Northwest America 1st; 1990 Ms. Northern California 1st; 1990 Ms. San Francisco 1st; 1990 Ms. Fitness Nationals 4th; 1990 Ms. Fitness USA 1st, Marla also did one bodybuilding show, the 1990 NPC Contra Costa in which she finished 2nd.

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  • Edwards, Danielle
    1999 Galaxy California 1st;

  • Ekman, Cynthia
    1997 Ms. Fitness USA 6th

  • Elias, Dana
    1995 NPC National Fitness 6th; 1996 Florida Fitness Pro 8th

  • Elliot, Lauren
    USA. 1995 Fitness Olympia 15th

  • Emborg, Maiken
    From Denmark. 1998 Italian Pro Fitness 9th; 1998 Jan Tana Pro 16th; 1999 Finland Pro 5th; 1999 Denmark Pro 5th;

  • Embry, Audra
    1994 Galaxy Fitness 12th

  • Esteb, Susan
    1997 Ms. Fitness USA 8th

  • Ermish, Jennifer
    1995 Fitness America Pageant National 16th

  • Evans, Ceci
    1997 Ms. Fitness USA 4th; 1997 Ms. Fitness World 8th

  • Exbrayat, Carol
    1995 Galaxy Fitness 8th

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  • Fadhli, Amy
    I was born in Galveston, Texas on January 30. I have three siblings, a twin brother, an older brother, and an older sister. When I was one year old, my parents moved our family to Port Arthur, Texas, where I was raised, except for the brief year and a half we resided in the Middle East. Yes... in case you were wondering how I got my exotic looks, my father is from Baghdad, and my mother is Czech. My father, now retired, is a cardiovascular surgeon and a talented sculptor. My mother, an avid equestrian and breeder of Arabian horses, had me riding at the tender age of 4. A nature girl at heart, I love all God's creatures, especially animals.

    After graduating from college with a degree in (believe it or not) dental hygiene, I moved to Northern California, where I first got involved in serious fitness training. Two and a half years had passed, and homesick for Texas, I moved to Dallas and began swimsuit modeling and competing in bikini contests. I won several swimsuit titles, lots of cash, prizes, trips, and even a car. My hard work and training had finally paid off. I realized that my physique had advanced to competition level, so upon the urging of some of my friends and family, I decided to try my luck in a fitness show. I submitted my photo and resume' to the promoter of the Fitness America Pageant. As a result, I was invited to compete in the National Championships that year. I won the physique round, but placed only ninth overallq6y in the pageant. I enjoyed competing that first year, and began to feel confident that I had a chance at the title. At the same time, the fitness community started to take notice of me. A scout from Muscle and Fitness took a shine to me and as they say, the rest is history. The following year I competed again, and finished as first runner up. Fiercely competitive by nature and more determined than ever before, I kicked up my routine that next year, and became the Fitness America National Champion!

    Competing in fitness has opened many doors for me. It has launched my acting career, enabled me to become an entrepreneur, but most importantly has helped me to inspire others to achieve their personal fitness goals. Guest appearances, modeling, and acting have taken me to all corners of the world: Hong Kong, Italy, Germany, Mexico, Guam, and even Lebanon! My career has brought me many adventuresome and exciting times. I have been blessed with good friends, loyal fans and especially a loving family. I wouldn't trade any of them for the world!

  • Ferrari, Valentina
    Italian. Height 5'6". Contests include the 1995 Miss Fitness Italy 1st; 1996 Miss Fitness Italy 1st; 1996 Colosseum Grand Prix 1st; 1997 Miss Fitness Italy 1st; 1997 Italian Pro 10th; 1998 Italian Pro Fitness 15th; 1998 Jan Tana Pro 16th; 1999 Italian Pro 8th; 1999 World Pro 18th; 1999 Jan Tana Pro 18th;

  • Finnegan, Mia
    Called the 'Queen of Fitness'. From Portsmouth, Rhode Island, USA. Maiden name is Cosimini. Birthday October 30, 1966. Height 5'4". Gymnastics was her main focus during her teenage years. Went to Springfield College in Massachusetts, majoring in psychology with an emphasis on health and fitness. Married Ritch August 1992. Runs Tru Fitness Training Company with Ritch. Moved to Rhode Island from Southern California in 1998.

    Bodybuilding contests include the 1990 NPC Western National Bodybuilding 4th; 1990 ABA Golden Valley Physique 1st; 1992 Natural Universe 1st. Fitness contests include the 1993 Ms. Fitness Western USA 1st; 1994 Ms. Fintess California 1st; 1994 Fitness America Pageant National 1st; 1994 Galaxy Fitness 2nd; 1995 Galaxy Fitness 1st; 1995 Fitness Olympia 1st; 1996 Fitness Olympia 2nd;

  • Flores-Sarcev, Milamar
    From Alberta, Canada. Married to Milos Sarcev on 7/31/97. Contests include the 1995 Fitness Olympia 14th; 1996 Women's World Pro Fitness 18th; 1997 Fitness International 12th; 1997 Czech Pro 4th; 1997 Italian Pro 3rd; 1997 World Pro 7th; 1999 Italian Pro 3rd; 1999 World Pro 12th; 1999 Fitness Olympia withdrew;

  • Fons, Amy
    1997 NPC USA Fitness 16th;

  • Fonyo, Timea
    From Hungary. Contests include the 1997 Czech Pro 8th; 1997 Italian Pro 14th; 1998 Czech Pro 13th; 1998 Italian Pro Fitness 19th;

  • Forkner, Shena
    1997 NPC Nationals 10th; 1998 NPC USA Short 2nd; 1999 World Pro 11th; 1999 Jan Tana Pro 8th; 2000 Fitness International 4th; 2000 Atlantic City Pro 2nd; 2000 Fitness Olympia 11th; 2001 Fitness International 7th; 2001 Pittsburgh Pro 8th;

  • Frabbiele, Melissa
    Born July 8 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Currently lives in Michigan. Eye color is Golden brown. Contests include the 1996 North American Fitness 2nd; 1997 Italian Pro 11th; 1997 Midwest Pro 8th; 1997 Jan Tana Fitness 3rd; 1997 Czech Pro 7th; 1997 World Pro 9th; 1997 Denmark Pro Fitness 14th; 1997 Norway Pro Fitness 14th; 1997 Fitness Olympia 16th; 1998 Fitness International 10th; 1998 Czech Pro Fitness 5th; 1998 Jan Tana Pro 16th; 1998 Midwest Fitness Pro 5th; 1999 Fitness International 7th; 1999 World Pro 3rd; 1999 Fitness Olympia 8th; 2000 Fitness International 7th; 2000 Atlantic City Pro 3rd; 2000 Fitness Olympia 10th; 2001 Fitness International 9th; 2001 Fitness Olympia 12th; 2001 Pittsburgh Pro 5th; 2001 Hungarian Pro 6th;

  • Frantz, Lori
    1998 NPC USA Tall 9th;

  • Friedmansky-Garcia, Adelina
    Born in the Dominican Republic on November 1, 1970. Height 5'1". Moved to Puerto Rico when she was 8 years old. Moved to Illinois when she was 24. Married to Brian. Will be graduating May 1999 with a degree in Criminal Justices Science. Contests include the 1996 NPC Pennsylvania 4th; 1996 NPC Nationals 12th; 1998 NPC Jr. Nationals 2nd; 1998 NPC USA Short 9th; 1998 IFBB North America Fitness 6th; 1998 NPC Nationals short 8th; 1999 NPC USA Short 1st; 2000 Fitness International 8th; 2000 Atlantic City Pro 6th; 2000 Jan Tana Pro 2nd; 2000 Fitness Olympia 5th; 2001 Fitness International 3rd; 2001 Fitness Olympia 4th; 2001 Pittsburgh Pro 3rd; 2002 Fitness International 4th; 2002 New York Pro 1st; 2002 Atlantic States Pro 1st; 2002 Fitness Olympia 4th; 2002 Show of Strength 2nd; 2003 Fitness International 2nd;

  • Friend, Angel
    I grew up in a small town in central Pennsylvania called Lewisberry. As a child, my older sister and two older brothers were always involved in sports. When I was 5, I began taking ballet, dance, and baton twirling. By age 10, I was competing in baton all over the East Coast. I also took gymnastics for a short while, but then switched to baton when it became too costly. I continued to learn gymnastics by trying new skills in my yard or by breaking in the furniture ( not a technique I would recommend to anyone ). In high school I got back into gymnastics and started competing at age 17 for Central PA Academy of Gymnastics. I couldn't get enough of it and I worked out with both the high school team and the club team. After graduation from high school I attended West Chester University in West Chester, PA. Things were going well, and I continued to progress as a gymnast very quickly. Then, just one week out prior to our first meet of my junior season, I tore my ACL and cartilage in my left leg while dismounting from Bars. As part of my rehab program from surgery I was given several leg exercises which I practiced in the football weight room. I responded quickly to the training and was back on track for the senior season when I tore more cartilage in my knee just one week prior to our first meet ( Again!). Following graduation, I decided that I was dissatisfied with ending my gymnastics career on such a low note. I moved to Ocean City, Maryland, seeking a teaching job and found my way to the nearest gym to get into shape. It was there that I met Chuck Gochnour and Jule Mussell at Mussell & Fitness Gym on 1st street in O.C. Chuck trained me several times a week and taught me how to make gains through consistent training. ( All the while he encouraged me to try my hand at competitive bodybuilding ). In 1997 I moved to College Park, MD and began teaching at a school just outside of Washington, DC. While working out at Olympus Gym in Silver Spring, I met IFBB Pro Bodybuilder Susan Myers. Sue helped me to train for my first bodybuilding show, the 1997 Body Rock Classic. I placed 2nd as a lightweight and took the Best Poser award. After the show, Sue introduced me to Nutrition Guru, Todd Swinney. Todd helped me to learn about an amazing part of my now daily diet, "PROTEIN"! It was Todd who encouraged me to try fitness. (This was the ultimate chance for me to finish my "gymnastics" career on a high note). My first fitness show was the 1998 Maryland State Bodybuilding Championships. Although I only placed 2nd, I was hooked! She had knee reconstruction surgery in February 1999.

    Before she entered fitness contests, Angel was in a bodybuilding contest in 1997, and finished second place in the lightweight division. Fitness Contests include 1999 NPC Nationals Tall 7th; 2000 Jr. Nationals Tall 1st; 2000 NPC USA Medium 1st; 2000 NPC Team Universe Medium 1st & Overall; 2001 Pittsburgh Pro 22nd; 2002 New York Pro 19th; 2002 Southwest Pro 7th;

  • Frigard, Lynda
    1997 NPC Nationals 11th;

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  • Gammacurta, Marianna
    1998 Italian Pro Fitness 13th

  • Gavens, Tammy
    1997 NPC USA Fitness 5th;

  • Garrity, Amanda
    1997 Fitness International 14th;

  • Giancaspro, Cadty
    1998 Jan Tana Pro 16th;

  • Gignilliat, Kelly
    1995 Fitness America Pageant National 4th; 1998 Ironwomen TriFitness 1st;

  • Gilmore, Christine
    1997 NPC USA Fitness 16th;

  • Goggin-Giardina, Sherry
    Born October 29 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Height 5'6". Has one older sister. Grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sherry was a cheerleader and a majorette (baton twirler), and was on the gymnastics team, dance team, and twirling team. Sherry also played the piano and drums (Ludwig set). Sherry went to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC), and earned a B.S. degree in Business Finance. She was a member of the Phi Beta Phi sorority, and an ATO little sister. In college, Sherry was on the varsity cheerleading squad for five years. Sherry started weight training during her last year in college, in a weight training class. After college. she moved to California, and met Frank a week later, who was into bodybuilding. They were married five years later. Sherry has two Australian shepherds, Flex and Lady. She also has two cats, Whiskers and Trigger, and a double yellowhead Amazon bird called T.J. Sherry is a Christian Baptist.

    TV credits include Acapulco Heat, Land's End, Back to the Beach, and Days of our Lives. Sherry has done over 15 television commercials. Owned Dynasty Women's Fitness Center Gym in 1987. Currently owns Gold's Gym of Sylmar, California with her husband Frank.

    Bodybuilding Contests include th 1989 California Coast Championships 3rd; and the 1989 Serge Nubret Show LW 1st and Overall. Aerobic Contests include the 1987 Las Vegas Aerobic Dance Championships 1st. Fitness Contests include the 1991 Fitness America Pageant National 1st; 1992 Ms. Fitness America 1st; 1993 Ms. Fitness Nationals 2nd; 1994 Galaxy Fitness 4th; 1996 Galaxy Fitness 8th;

  • Gonzales, Maria
    USA. 1995 Jan Tana Pro Fitness 4th; 1995 Fitness Olympia 12th

  • Goosby, Trina
    Originally from Wisconsin and graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Kinesiology - Exercise Management. In college, she was a UWEC dancer and competed in the National Dance Championships. Contests include the 2000 NPC Kim Hartt Fitness Short 1st;

  • Gowans, Tammy
    Contests include the 1999 NPC USA Middle 13th;

  • Grassi, Adrianna
    2000 NPC Kim Hart Fitness Tall 1st;

  • Greenwalt, Sheridan
    1997 NPC Nationals 13th; 1998 NPC USA Short 4th;

  • Greenwood, Tracey
    Height 5'6". Raised in Delaware. Teaches anatomy at Temple University in Philadelphia. Contests include the 1998 New Jersey Gold's Classic overall; 1999 IFBB North American Tall 3rd; 2000 Jan Tana Amatuer Tall 3rd; 2002 New York Pro 20th; 2002 Southwest Pro 9th; 2002 Atlantic States Pro 9th; 2002 Fitness Olympia 7th; 2003 Fitness International 6th;

  • Grimes, Madonna
    1994 Fitness America Pageant National 1st; 1995 Jan Tana Pro Fitness 6th; 1995 Fitness Olympia 6th; 1997 Fitness International 13th; 1997 Italian Pro 7th; 1997 World Pro 10th; 1997 Denmark Pro Fitness 11th; 1997 Norway Pro Fitness 10th; 1999 Italian Pro 1st; 1999 Fitness Olympia 13th;

  • Grisel, Graciela
    From Mexico. 1996 Ms. Fitness World 18th

  • Gunther, Donna
    From Australia. 1995 Fitness Olympia 14th; 1996 Women's World Pro Fitness 11th

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  • Haddad, Amy
    2002 New York Pro 18th;

  • Hall, Susan
    1994 Galaxy Fitness 9th; 1995 Galaxy Fitness 5th

  • Hallman, Donna
    1995 Fitness America Pageant National 12th

  • Hampton, Tara
    Works as a personal trainer at Gold's Gym in Battle Creek, Michigan. Has a daughter named Courtney. Has a brother called Trevor. Lives in Tekonsha, Michigan. She is currently pursuing a degree in Exercise Physiology from Western Michigan University. Contests include the 2001 Natural Michigan Fitness & Figure Overall; 2002 Natural Michigan Figure 2nd; 2003 NPC Pittsburgh Figure 2nd; 2002 NPC Junior Nationals Figure Tall 8th;

  • Hanke, Jennifer
    Contests include the 2001 Fitness Olympia 7th; 2001 Pittsburgh Pro 7th; 2002 Fitness International 13th; 2002 New York Pro 11th; 2002 Southwest Pro 6th;

  • Hanlon, Shannon
    1997 NPC USA Fitness 9th;

  • Haris, Renita
    1995 Jan Tana Pro Fitness 2nd

  • Hart, Darby
    Height 5'7". From Pensacola, Florida. Has a Masters of Science from Troy State University. Married to Richard. Contests include the 1991 MS. Nationals Fitness 14th; 1992 Ms. Georgia Fitness 1st; 1993 Ms. Fitness Louisiana 1st; 1994 Ms. Fitness Florida 1st; 1995 Ms. Fitness USA 6th; 1995 Ms. Fitness Michigan 1st; 1995 Ms. National Fitness 1st; 1996 Ms. Fitness Eastern States 1st; 1996 Ms. Fitness USA 4th; 1996 Ms. Fitness World 7th; 1997 Ms. Fitness USA 2nd; 1997 Ms. Fitness World 1st;

  • Hartt, Kim
    Kim Hartt was born and raised in Canada spending the majority of her life on the West coast of Canada near the Great Canadian Rockies. Being from the North it is no surprise that Kim Hartt's competitive nature stemmed from her years of figure skating in St.Albert, AB. After Kim attained her goals of attaining her Gold Level Tests in figure skating, she moved on to her next challenge in life when she was accepted into the Physical Therapy program in the faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alberta. She graduated in the spring of 1994 at the top of her class earning her BScPT in Rehabilitation Medicine.

    Kim launched her Physical Therapy career in the small town of Carlsbad, New Mexico in July of 1994. Kim specialized in the field of outpatient orthopedics where she worked with many athletic/sports related injuries. It was Kim's relocation to Florida in September of 1995 where Kim discovered her love and passion for weight training and fitness and the true meaning of living a healthy, fit lifestyle. Her competitive bug from her competitive figure skating days came back in the form of the new popular growing arena of fitness competitions for women.

    Starting from scratch, with no background experience in this field, Kim's body fat was an average 24% at 120 pounds and her main activity was aerobic classes at least 3 - 4 nights a week. Her legs were developed from her past figure skating days but she lacked any kind of muscle tone or strength at all in her upper body. A single push up was difficult for her and she lacked any kind of lower extremity flexibility that was required in these fitness competitions. This did not discourage her however, as she knew if she could write down some goals and a definite plan to achieve these goals she could do whatever she set out to accomplish.

    In her very first year of competing, through trial and error, Kim managed to accomplish her first goal in fitness of winning the "Ms. Fitness Florida State Champion" Title in June of 1996. This was only the beginning. From here Kim went on to compete in the obstacle course competitions such as Ms. Galaxy, Lifequest Triple Crown, and The Ironwomen Tri-Fitness Contests. Although these competitions were challenging and she came out on top, her love and passion still remained in performing and entertaining an audience with her dynamic, high energy routines. This again stemmed from her figure skating history of performing in front of arenas filled with people surrounding the ice rink who came to be entertained by these dynamic, high energy routines only in a different form.

    After two years of competing and learning the ropes of the fitness competitions and how to come out on top, Kim began to climb higher on her ladder of success with a runner-up placement at the Debbie Kruck Classic in May of 1998. Debbie Kruck has been Kim's mentor and good friend throughout her fitness career, and by guiding her with her years of experience in the industry she has been a motivating force driving Kim up higher on that ladder of success.

    In 1999, Kim made a switch in careers to the entertainment industry to star in a TV series that was filmed out of Orlando, FL. The relocation to a bigger center allowed Kim the access to a winning support team that she put together to help her to achieve her next big goal of attaining her Pro Status in Fitness. With much determination and tremendous support Kim came in the best conditioned shape of her life at the USAs in CA in July of 1999,but with extremely stiff competition did not attain her goal, but did crack the top five, ending up in fourth place overall. A week later at the Team Universe in New York City Kim was disappointed yet again by missing her Pro Card by one point, finishing in third place. Although it was a struggle, Kim has never been one to give up; she had set out a goal for this year and nothing was going to get her down or stop her from achieving it. Two months later, Kim came back, working through a torn rotator cuff muscle injury and victoriously attained her Pro Status in front of a home crowd in Orlando, FL at Nationals (the biggest amateur event of the year no less).

    Now at the Professional Fitness Level Kim wants to take the opportunity to share all of her winning secrets from her experiences that will help to motivate and encourage everyone and anyone who has the desire to follow their dreams and accomplish their fitness goals.

    Contests include the 1996 NPC Southwest Regional 2nd; 1996 NPC Debbie Kruck Classic 7th; 1996 NPC FLorida State Fitness 1st; 1996 Southern States Fitness 13th; 1996 Fitness America Florida 7th; 1997 Ms. Galaxy Cancun 42nd; 1997 NPC Debbie Kruck 4th; 1997 Fitness America ESPN2 Florida 2nd; 1997 LifeQuest Tripe Crown 5th; 1997 NPC Nationals 21st; 1997 Fitness America ESPIN Finals 24th; 1998 Ironwomen TriFitness 2nd; 1998 NPC Debbie Kruck 2nd; 1998 NPC USA Tall 13th; 1999 NPC USA Tall 4th; 1999 NPC Team Universe 3rd; 1999 NPC Nationals 2nd; 2000 Jan Tana Pro 16th;

  • Haslam, Selena
    From Sydney, Australia. Height 5'2". Contests include the 1997 Miss Australia Fitness 1st;

  • Head, Candace
    1995 Fitness America Pageant National 3rd ; 1995 Jan Tana Pro Fitness 10th

  • Heikkila, Tanja
    From Finland. Contests include the 1999 Finland Pro 11th; 1999 Denmark Pro 12th;

  • Hellman, Pamela
    USA. Contests include the 2000 Atlantic City Pro 18th; 2000 Jan Tana Pro 13th;

  • Hendershott, Jennifer
    Born in Ashland, Ohio. Has four brothers. Won the cheerleading state championships in high school, and received a partial scholarship to Wright University. Transferred to Ohio State University after two years at Wright. Contests include the 1997 NPC Junior National Fitness 2nd; 1997 NPC National Fitness 4th; 1998 NPC USA Short 10th; 1998 NPC Nationals Tall 7th; 1999 NPC USA Middle 1st; 2000 Fitness International 5th; 2000 Jan Tana Pro 4th; 2000 Fitness Olympia 7th; 2001 Fitness International 4th; 2001 Fitness Olympia 6th; 2001 Pittsburgh Pro 2nd; 2002 Fitness International 3rd; 2002 New York Pro 2nd; 2002 Southwest Pro 2nd; 2002 Fitness Olympia 5th; 2002 Show of Strength 4th; 2003 Fitness International 5th;

  • Hessler, Theresa
    USA. 1995 NPC National Fitness 2nd; 1996 Women's World Pro Fitness 7th; 1996 Florida Fitness Pro 3rd; 1996 Fitness Olympia 6th; 1997 Fitness International 6th; 1997 Czech Pro 3rd; 1997 Italian Pro 1st; 1997 Midwest Pro 3rd; 1997 Jan Tana Fitness 1st; 1997 Fitness Olympia 8th; 1998 Fitness International 6th; 1998 Czech Pro Fitness 6th; 1999 Fitness International 12th; 1999 Finland Pro 9th; 1999 Denmark Pro 6th;

  • Hill, Cynthia
    Height 5'6". Cynthia became an aerobics instructor at age 19. Cynthia also ice skates competitively. In high school, Cynthia played varsity basketball, and ran varsity track. Owns a nutritional consulting company called 'Fitness Success'. Contests include the 1997 Galaxy 1st; 1998 NPC California Tall 2nd; 1998 NPC USA Tall 1st; 1999 Fitness International 9th; 1999 Jan Tana Pro 6th;

  • Hillman, Claire
    From England. Contests include the 1996 Fitness Olympia 10th; 1997 Norway Pro Fitness 5th; 1998 Fitness International 13th; 1998 Czech Pro 8th; 1998 Jan Tana Pro 15th; 1998 Fitness Olympia 15th; 1999 Finland Pro 8th; 1999 Denmark Pro 10th;

  • Hills, Leslie
    1995 Fitness America Pageant National 14th

  • Hobbs, Heather
    1999 NPC USA Short 7th;

  • Hobbs, Nicole
    From Fair Oaks, California. Height 5'1". Hair color is brown, eyes are brown. Nicole is a person trainer. Contests include 1998 NPC Contra Costa Short 5th; 1998 NPC California State Short 4th; 1998 NPC USA short 7th; 1999 NPC NPC Contra Costa short 1st & Overall; 1999 NPC California short 3rd; 2000 NPC California short 1st & Overall; 2000 NPC USA short 1st & Overall; 2001 Fitness International 10th; 2001 Fitness Olympia 11th; 2001 Pittsburgh Pro 4th; 2002 Fitness International 11th;

  • Holland, Jill
    1999 NPC USA Tall 11th;

  • Hollitt, Raye
    1994 Galaxy Fitness 3rd

  • Homan, Christina
    Contests include the 1999 NPC USA Middle 8th; 2000 Jan Tana Pro 14th;

  • Horn, Beth
    Born December 2, 1973 in Chicago. Height 5'8". At age 15, during her 8th year of gymnastics training, she tore the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee. But she regained for former strength and improved enough to make the U.S. National High School team during her senior year. Beth went to Ball State University in Indiana. During her college years, she tore the ACL in her right knee, but made a full recovery. Before she competed in fitness, Beth entered two bodybuilding contsts, the Ball State Univ Bodybuilding, and got 3rd both times. Beth has a talent in which she can juggle, even eggs or heavy balls.

    After she graduated college, she went to work as a personal trainer, but needed some goals, and chose to compete in a fitness contest. Fitness Contests include the 1998 Chicago Regional Overall; 1998 NPC Indiana Overall; 1998 NPC USA Tall 8th; 1998 NPC Nationals Tall 3rd; 1999 NPC USA Tall 7th; 1999 NPC Nationals Tall 5th; 2000 NPC USA Tall 3rd; 2000 Team Universe tall 3rd; 2000 NPC Nationals tall 1st & Overall; 2001 Fitness International 22nd; 2002 Slovakia Pro 4th; 2002 Toronto Pro 9th; 2002 Show of Strength 13th;

  • Horn, Jan Rene'
    Height: 5'5". Contests include the 2000 NPC American Classic Tall 1st & Overall;

  • Howlett, Bethany
    Contests include the 1999 NPC USA Tall 12th; 2001 Pittsburgh Pro 19th; 2002 New York Pro 22nd; 2002 Slovakia Pro 12th; 2002 Southwest Pro 15th;

  • Hulse, Karen
    1995 NPC National Fitness 3rd; 1996 Women's World Pro Fitness 1st; 1996 Florida Fitness Pro 2nd; 1996 Fitness Olympia 3rd; 1997 Fitness International 5th; 1997 Fitness Olympia 7th; 1999 Jan Tana Pro 7th;

  • Hunt, Suzi
    1998 Ironwoman Tri-Fitness 3rd;

  • Hutchinson, Carl
    1995 Galaxy Fitness 14th

  • Hylton, Stacy
    Contests include the 1999 NPC USA Middle 10th; 2001 Pittsburgh Pro 17th; 2002 New York Pro 16th; 2002 Southwest Pro 3rd; 2002 Toronto Pro 2nd; 2002 Fitness Olympia 6th; 2003 Fitness International 4th;

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  • Ibsen, Jette
    From Denmark. 1997 World Pro 12th;

  • Jackson, Robyn
    From Melbourne, Australia. Height 5'6". Contests include the 1998 Miss Australia Fitness 1st; 2001 Hungarian Pro 7th;

  • Jarvis, Cindy
    1997 NPC USA Fitness 16th;

  • Jeffers, Bridget
    1998 NPC USA Short 11th;

  • Joelson, Tsianina
    From Sutherlin, Oregon ... Husband is Greg ... On the MTV morning exercise show, the Daily Burn ... Contests include the 1997 Fitness America Pageant 1st;

  • Johannesen, Lena
    Born January 2, 1971 in Oslo, Norway. Married Andre Nielsen; Divorced 2000. Height 5'6". Currently lives in Culver City, California.

    I was born in Oslo, Norway on a cold winter morning. I'm the only child but not spoiled (not too much, anyway...). I have always had animals in my life including a rabbit, 2 guinea pigs, and two dogs. I just love animals, and hopefully they love me as well. I come from a steady family. My parents have been married for 27 years, and my grandparents have been together for a lifetime. I think that's a good way for a child to grow up, because there are way too many divorced parents these days. Our family has always been very close to nature. We always went camping, fishing, boating, swimming etc. I remember when I was 5 years old, and my father taught me to swim. I was so proud, and just loved it. When I turned 9, I joined a local swimming team and got hooked! I made quick progress, and started to win major contests. I made it to the National team, and earned lots of medals, until one day I just got "sick" of it all.... I guess it was the pressure from trainers, and maybe the interests of the opposite sex that made me quit at age 16.

    But, that didn't mean that I didn't like the joy of working out. The very next day, I joined a gym close to my home. I liked the feeling of being my "own boss", and to go to my workouts whenever it suited me best. No pressure from trainers, and specific times to train. I guess I've always been pretty much independent by growing up as an only child, and that is probably why I've only been in individual sports. I guess I got a lot of inspiration from my mother, because she had been training with weights for years, and she even competed as one of the first women in a Norwegian bodybuilding show. Both my parents are still working out, and they enjoy my achievements in the fitness industry. I entered a couple of bodybuilding shows myself (3 of them) and did pretty well. Even so, I didn't feel too comfortable just getting bigger and bigger. I turned into fitness instead. I did my first fitness competition in 1995, and placed 5th in the Norwegian Championship. The top 5 got an invitation to compete as a pro, since the show was held in Norway. I was so excited, and couldn't believe that I was going to be on stage with many of the girls I only had seen and looked up to from the magazines!

    Contests include the 1995 Norwegian Championships 5th; 1997 Norway Fitness 1st; 1997 Fitness International 10th; 1997 Czech Pro 2nd; 1997 Italian Pro 4th; 1997 World Pro 4th; 1997 Denmark Pro Fitness 2nd; 1997 Norway Pro Fitness 1st; 1997 Fitness Olympia 3rd; 1998 Fitness International 4th; 1998 Czech Pro Fitness 2nd; 1998 Italian Pro Fitness 6th; 1998 Jan Tana Pro 2nd; 1998 Midwest Fitness Pro 1st; 1998 Fitness Olympia 5th; 1999 Fitness International 3rd; 1999 Finland Pro 2nd; 1999 Denmark Pro 3rd; 1999 Fitness Olympia 7th; 2000 Jan Tana Pro 3rd; 2000 Fitness Olympia 9th;

  • Johnson, Gea
    First fitness champion, winning the 1986 Ms. National Fitness (Held in Las Vegas). Graduated from Arizona State in 1991.

  • Johnson, Tanji
    From the USA. Contests include the 2002 Fitness International 7th; 2002 New York Pro 4th; 2002 Toronto Pro 1st; 2002 Fitness Olympia 9th; 2002 Show of Strength 6th;

  • Jonske, Kathy
    1995 Fitness America Pageant National 8th

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