Check out our extensive NPC Nationals previews leading up to the last pro qualifier of the year
November 19, 2009
Five. That's the count for NPC bodybuilders who made it to the pros this season There's room for seven more. On November 20-21, the best amateurs in eh nation hope to make the list as they head into the last pro qualifier of the year the NPC National Bodybuilding, Figure and Bikini Championships at the Westin Diplomat Resort, near the sandy and sunny beaches of Hollywood, Florida.
Lee Banks, Tamer El-Guindy, Steve Kuclo and a host of others are looking to fill those seven slots. Who are they and what are they bringing to the table? Check out the PDF below to find out.
'09 NATIONALS: TIME TO STEP UP
We at FLEX have long recognized the pro promise of Lee Banks and Fred Smalls, and more and more people have been noticing them ever since. However, after Banks and Smalls placed second and third, respectively, in this year’s USA's, enough with the unfulfilled promise. It’s time for one of them to take the next step.
2009 NATIONALS: YOUNG GUNS
Two of the top contenders at the 2009 Nationals have a chance of winning at 24: Steve Kuclo and Trey Brewer. They finished three-four, respectively, in last year’s Nationals super class, and as both men above them moved on, these young guns have stepped up as the two of the most likely to turn pro.
BURNEIKA: I’M READY
One of the heavy (literally) favorites going into the 2009 NPC National Championships is Lithuanian import Robert Burneika, who's gunning for Super Heavyweight and overall honors at the 2009 NPC Nationals.
NATIONALS REVISITED: QUOTES FROM PAST CHAMPS
Before new winners are crowned at the 2009 NPC Nationals, we spoke with past Nationals champs about the biggest night of their amateur careers and how it impacted their lives.
2009 NPC NATIONALS: WHAT TO LOOK FOR
November. That can only mean one thing brawn and beauty. Check out our preview of the 2009 National Bodybuilding, Figure and Bikini Championships, at the luxurious Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, Florida, November 20-21.