Riverside – On Saturday June 22, the NPC (National Physique Committee) West Coast Classic was presented by Elite Fitness Training and produced by Center Podium Productions at the Riverside Convention Center. Locally owned MAX-40 Fitness and Personal Training in Riverside sponsored one of the top Division competitions. In addition, MAX-40 owner Shanae Smith presented awards to winners in several Physiques categories during the finals held at Riverside’s Fox Performing Arts Center.
The event highlighted arm wrestling, powerlifting, a variety of classes including novice, men and women’s physiques and classics, bikini and even bodybuilding for competitors in their fifties and sixties.
International Federation of Body Builders (IFBB) pros present at the event included Jay Cutter, Mark Anthony, Danny Hester, and Jennifer Bourne.