500-plus competitors slated to enter the last pro qualifier of the year
By Dave Lee
November 9, 2009
November. That can only mean one thing and no, we're not talking turkey. We're talking brawn and beauty as we kick off our preview of the 2009 National Bodybuilding, Figure and Bikini Championships, at the luxurious Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, Florida, November 20-21.The anticipation is reaching a fever pitch as the best amateur bodybuilding, figure and bikini athletes put it all on the line for one last shot to enter the big leagues at the final pro qualifier of the '09 season. With 500-plus competitors expected to enter, this year's event is anticipated to be the biggest in NPC history.
WHAT: 2009 NPC National Bodybuilding, Figure & Bikini Championships
WHEN: November 20-21
WHERE: Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, Hollywood, Florida
FOR MORE INFO: www.nationalbodybuilding.com
Our countdown begins tomorrow with a look back at the greatest ever Nationals champs, legends like Lee Haney, Shawn Ray and Kevin Levrone, to name a few (and if you're not feeling our list, put up one of your own on the Flex Forums). We'll also hear from some of these great champions on winning the biggest amateur show of their lives. Then, we'll highlight the current crop of frontrunners and other ones to watch, plus much more.
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