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Fit Fortnight Week One Round-Up BodyPower Athletes Confirmed

Athlete Updates

It’s the second annual outing of BodyPower’s ‘Fit Fortnight’ marketing campaign, a 2-week period of constant athlete announcements to get fans of this incredible event buzzing about the autographs and selfies they’re going to be getting.

Week one of the ‘Fit Fortnight’ has been a roaring success with thousands of post likes across Facebook and Instagram, showing just how much love people have for these inspiring stars.

If you’ve missed out on who has been announced so far, here’s a recap!

To see all the athletes confirmed for BodyPower including stars of the WBFF and PCA – head to our BodyPower UK athletes page.

1. Kai Greene

Greene has won the New York Pro twice in 2008 and 2011 in between Arnold Classic victories in 2009 and 2010 and Australian Pro Grand Prix victories in the same years. Consecutive 2nd place finishes at Mr Olympia in 2011, 2012 and 2013 were met with outrage in some quarters, earning him the title of ‘People’s Champion’.

Greene had a prolific 2016 after a brief hiatus winning the Arnold Classic, Arnold Classic Australia and Arnold Classic Brazil to cement his place as one of the sport’s greats.

2. Calum von Moger

The 3x Mr Universe winner has been likened to Arnold Schwarzenegger, even called Arnold 2.0, and after dominating the amateur ranks he’s now set his sights on the IFBB.

Von Moger has millions and millions of social followers and will star in Generation Iron 2, with the world premiere at BodyPower on Friday 12th May. He won his first NPC show at Culver City, CA to show the world he means business.

3. Steve Cook

Optimum Nutrition and Gymshark ambassador Steve Cook is arguably the world’s leading male fitness model and, despite never winning Mr. Olympia, remains the biggest name in the physique division.

The social media star boasts millions of online followers and his physique has graced the cover of the world’s biggest health and fitness magazines. He’s won the Bodybuilding.com Fit Body Competition and remains a contributor as well as IFBB victories at the Houston Pro in 2012 and Dallas Pro in 2014.

4. Nikki Blackketter

The beautiful, talented Nikki Blackketter now ranks as one of the most influential women in fitness.

She’s racked up 1.3 million Instagram followers, 600k YouTube subscribers and has her own website with a blog and online training services.

The American has an army of followers and is the female face of Gymshark – modelling across their range. Meet Nikki on the Gymshark booth at BodyPower for tips and photos with the idol herself.

5. Robert Oberst

This 6’8” American Strongman is a former Giants Live winner and a World’s Strongest Man competitor in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Oberst was relatively late into the sport of Strongman having been introduced whilst working as a bouncer, but in 2015 at the Arnold Classic Australia he broke the American Log Lift record (211kg) to show his credentials as a contender for the WSM title.

His stats are phenomenal – with a 400kg deadlift, 290kg bench press, 430kg squat and 220kg overhead press to name a few.

6. Terry Hollands

British Strongman legend and My Protein athlete Terry Hollands was the first Brit to achieve a top ten finish is over a decade at the 2007 World’s Strongest Man. He’s taken a Strongman Champions League title in 2010 and finished 3rd again at World’s Strongest Man in 2011.

Having overcome serious injuries on numerous occasions, Hollands is still a flagbearer for the sport in the UK and will be running the BodyPower Strongman competition at the 2017 expo.

7. Sadik Hadzovic

He’s one of the most recognisable faces in fitness, Sadik Hadzovic is a 4x world physique champion and an inspiration to many with ‘classic bodybuilding’ as their preferred aesthetic.

A prolific cover model, Hadzovic picked up weights from an early age and is renowned for his incredible drive and work ethic to optimise his physique. An IFBB Pro, Hadzovic has an enviable competitive record with wins at the IFBB Valenti Gold Cup 2012, IFBB New York Pro 2013, IFBB Tampa Pro 2014 and Arnold Classic 2015 as well as a runner-up finish at the 2016 Olympia in the new Classic Bodybuilding category.

These world class athletes are available to all ticket holders so all you need to get those incredible selfies, autographs and bits of advice is a ticket – which you can get here.

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