2017 Musclemania® Australia Championships Registration is now open. As they say you have to be in it to win and not only this, Top 3 in every class of the 2017 Musclemania® Australia Championships qualify to compete in the 2017 Musclemania® Worlds/Fitness America Weekend™ in the fabulous Las Vegas as part of the Natural Bodz Team. Musclemania® Australia Overall winners will also earn their Professional Status to complete in the Pro level at the prestigious Musclemania® Worlds/Fitness America Weekend™. We look forward to another fantastic event and welcome all natural competitor to take part for your chance to take out the Major Titles and opportunities on offer at the 2017 Musclemania® Australia Championships, September 16-17th. Registration is open until September 16th onsite at the Official Registration. To Register : Click Here
Sydney's Marinus Van-Stolk made his Pro debut at the 2015 Musclemania® Worlds in Las Vegas after winning the Overall in the 2014 Musclemania® World Championships. As a Pro Marinus pulled out all stops and made sure he put on a performance of a life time. With a superb balance of shape, symmetry and conditioning Marinus took out a respectable 3rd place in the most densely packed muscle division in Musclemania® World - Professional Short Class. Follow Marinus on Instagram @marinus_van_stolk Follow his Personal Coaching page @van_team_personal_coaching
So close with a three way tie for 1st Place in the Figure America™ Classic Class, wonder woman Sarah O'Connor just missing out in the tie breaker where officials broke the three way tie for 1st Place by omitting the highest and the lowest scores of the top 3 competitors. Sarah says" What an experience! I still can't believe I stepped it up to figure division and took out 2nd place Classic over35 division. It was a massive quality lineup of 24 ladies. This was my 10th comp of the year. What a year it has been. I am so excited and proud to end it on this note." A world class competitor competing in 10 competitions in 2015 including Musclemania® Australia where Sarah completed and placed 2nd in Model Australia™ Open Class. Along side Sarah in the Figure America™ Classic class was fellow team mate Heidi Quatro who finished up in 4th place giving the Australian team yet another two top 5 trophies dominating across all of the Figure America™ division.
Brad Clarke AKA - The Shredded Badger brought his all time best to the Las Vegas stage to take out the 2015 Musclemania® Masters World Title. After winning the 2015 Musclemania Australia Masters Title in September which then qualified Brad to compete at the Worlds, this was the beginning to what became the pinnacle of a very successful 2015 for him. This is the second consecutive year that Australia brought home the Musclemania® Masters World Title, with Rob Quatro as 2014 Musclemania® Masters World Champion and Brad Clarke the 2015 Musclemania® Masters World Champion. A big congratulations goes out to Brad and now the question remains...where to from here? Will we see a return in 2016.... Let's bring on 2016 to see if we can make it a trifecta. Follow Brad's Journey of Success on Instagram @shreddedbadger.
The lovely Edwina Pettiford lighting up the 2015 Fitness America Weekend stage in Las Vegas. There was no stopping Edwina after her win at the 2015 Musclemania® Australia show where she earned her spot to head to Las Vegas and compete at the 2015 Fitness America Weekend. Edwina took first place in the Figure America® Short Class and also 2nd Place in the Women's Physique Class. Her win in the Figure Class now earns her prestigious Pro Status. Edwina says "To win the figure category was a dream come true and then to only decide two days before the event to enter the physique division and place second was surreal! I'm feeling so grateful and blessed right now." An outstanding achievement and an absolute pleasure to have her on the 2015 Natural Bodz Australia Team. No doubt this is one of many more successes to come.
The 2015 Figure America™ stage did not know what hit them when our Australian Figure athletes took to the stage. An abundance of awards were captured by our Aussie greats across the different Figure classes though it was in the Figure Short Class where the Top 5 was dominated by our very own Fantastic Four and saw Edwina Pettiford take 1st place, Jane Wilson take 2nd place, Paula Ponce take 3rd place and Elise Gough take 4th place. Congratulations to these girls as they not only represented Australia and Natural Bodz Team well they also left a huge impression of the fantastic Figure talent we have down under.
Alexa Wood was on fire at the 2015 Fitness America Weekend. Not only did Alexa win the Ms Bikini America™ Medium Class, Alexa also went on to take out the 2015 Ms Bikini America™ Overall Award, qualified to become the next Bikini Pro and was also selected from the 150+ Bikini competitors by Musclemania® Pro Simeon Panda and business partner Samuel Panda both of SP Aesthetics Sportswear the “Most Aesthetic” Award earning her $1000 USD. Over $10,000 worth of Prize Money was awarded over the weekend all courtesy of Simeon and Samuel Panda's SP Athletics Sportswear.
Queensland's Juanita O'Dell looking like an absolute Goddess on the 2015 Fitness America Weekend stage where she made her Pro Debut in the Figure Category. Although missing out on a top 5 placing this time round she was awarded the "Most Aesthetic" Award earning her a cool $1500 USD courtesy of Simeon Panda's SP Aesthetics Sportswear. Juanita is an outstanding ambassador for Natural Bodz Australia and did everyone proud as she presented herself with style and poise both on and off stage. Congratulations. Natural Bodz Magazine will be featuring the 2015 Teams Success in the next issue, so stay tuned at www.naturalbodz.com And on Instagram at @naturalbodz On FB Natural Bodz Magazine Follow Juanita's Journey on Instagram @juanitas_gymlife
2015 Ms Bikini America™ Championships was without a doubt the division that set the stage on fire. The stage was set alight with the hottest bikini competitors from across the world strutting their stuff in their themewear round and bikini round. Aussie bikini competitors had their work cut out for them with each of the line-ups boasting over 50 gorgeous Bikini girls, however it was a triple treat in the Bikini America™ Medium Class where 3 of our very own amazing Bikini girls took 3 of the 5 trophies awarded. Naomi Luck placed 4th, Milla Boulden placed 2nd and Alexa Wood taking home 1st Place. In the Bikini America™ Tall class we also saw Liz Cassara take home an incredible 3rd place. Several other girls that just tipped on placing in top 10 line-ups were Francesca Beresford in the Masters Class, Vanesa Puerta in the Short Class and Soni Pukalis in the Tall Class. Congratulations to the all bikini girls that took part and making their international debut.
Muscle Models galore at the 2015 Fitness America weekend and two of our very own made Top 10 in this muscle packed division. Lee Renshaw of Mackay Queensland placed 4th and 2015 Muscle Model Australia winner Liam Burnham came in a close 7th place in the amazing line up. Both these guys put Australia on the map with their International stage debut and showing the high caliber athletes this country is producing.