In Memory Of

Kay Baxter: FemaleMuscle Legend

Kay Baxter: FemaleMuscle Legend

Kay Baxter (October 3, 1945 – May 16, 1988) was a pioneer female bodybuilder. Baxter competed in women’s bodybuilding from 1979 to 1986, competing in four IFBB Ms. Olympia competitions between 1982 and 1985. She was inspirational for many up-and-coming female bodybuilders, especially those who desired a physique that would be large and muscular even […]

In Memory Of Kanesatake Karate Champion Brenda Gabriel

In Memory Of Kanesatake Karate Champion Brenda Gabriel

Kanesatake’s Brenda Gabriel died Friday afternoon after a tumultuous four-year battle with leukemia. The mother of two began practicing karate in her late thirties and won two gold medals for Canada at two world championships. Gabriel also devoted her time in her career as a youth protection worker in Kahnawake. Her sister, Wanda Gabriel, remembers […]

In Memory of Misty Cass

In Memory of Misty Cass

It is with heavy heart that we learn of the passing of NPC Bikini Competitor Misty Cass. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of her family and friends during this difficult time. She will be greatly missed. May you rest in peace Misty, thank you for the memories.

In Memory Of Kris Clark

In Memory Of Kris Clark

It is with very heavy heart that we share the passing of Kris Clark. Kris lost her battle with esophageal cancer in the evening on August 8th, with her children at her side. Kris was an NPC national level competitor and competed several times in the NPC USA Championships as well as Masters Nationals. Kris […]

In Memory of Lynn McCrossin

In Memory of Lynn McCrossin

We have just learned of the passing of long time competitor, Lynn McCrossin. Lynn was born June 15, 1958 in Caribou, ME, a small city in the northwest corner of Maine. Lynn began bodybuilding in the early 80’s and competed in several AAU shows, before making the switch to the NPC. A top finisher at […]

In Memory Of Priscilla (Clarke) Freeman

In Memory Of Priscilla (Clarke) Freeman

A former bodybuilder and wife of a well-known Christchurch businessman has died suddenly. Priscilla Freeman, 44, was on holiday in Hanmer with her family when she became unconscious in a room at Chalets Motel in Hanmer on Friday night. Emergency services were called, but the mother-of-four could not be revived. Police have referred her death […]

In Memory of Linda Messina

In Memory of Linda Messina

t is with great sadness, that I share news that I found earlier today. LINDA A. (aka LYNDA) MESSINA MONTCLAIR, NJ – Linda A. (aka Lynda) Messina passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at Hackensack University Medical Center with her loving family by her side. Born in Trenton, NJ, she grew up in Ewing […]

In Memory of IFBB Pro Terri Harris

In Memory of IFBB Pro Terri Harris

It is with heavy heart and great sadness, that we report the sudden passing of IFBB Pro Terri Harris. Our hearts and prayers go out to Terri and her family during this difficult time. Terri was a well known, popular and very successful bodybuilder. Having competed at the National level since 2002, Terri was always […]

IFBB Pro Sharon Marvel Has Passed

IFBB Pro Sharon Marvel Has Passed

We recently learned that IFBB Pro Bodybuilder, Sharon (Arrildt) Marvel, has passed. One of the early pioneers of female bodybuilding, Sharon had an amazing physique which quickly propelled her to the pro ranks and made her a favorite amongst fans and judges. Born in Brackley, Northamptonshire, England, April 14, 1964, Sharon began training in 1982. […]

Joe Weider 1920-2013

Joe Weider 1920-2013

We are all so sad, but at the same time very happy, to have lived during the tenure of Joe and Ben Weider. Here is my interview of Sir Ben Weider published here 5 years ago. Here is Aronold’s tribute to Joe, published on Facebook today: “Today, I lost a dear friend and mentor, and […]