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Linda Wood-Hoyte the Real Deal

Linda Wood-Hoyte, 67-years-old, is so dedicated to the sport of bodybuilding, health and fitness that she has spent the last 27-years participating in bodybuilding at some level. Linda didn’t start bodybuilding until she was 39-years-old, but she never looked back!

“To me [bodybuilding] is the most exacting, fascinating, demanding, selfish, disciplined sport I know of and I love it!!”

When Linda began her journey in bodybuilding, she already had 13-years in her professional management career in corporate America which over the past 40-years, includes working for five Fortune 500 companies. She currently serves as a National (NPC), Professional (IFBB) and International judge as well as having been a US delegate and judge to the World Universe Championships. Linda was granted Pro Status as an IFBB Bodybuilder May 2004.


IFBB- Night of Champions 2004 IFBB Pro Status Announced
IFBB- World Universe Championship 2003 USA Judge/Delegate
IFBB- World Universe Championship 2002 USA Judge/Delegate
IFBB – Judge, Olympia, Men, Women and Fitness 2002 Judge
IFBB – Judge, Night of Champions, and the Jan Tana Classic 2002 Judge
IFBB World Juniors & Master Championship-Czech Republic 2000 6th place HW
IFBB World Universe Championship- Warsaw Poland 2000 USA Judge Delegate
NPC Team Universe, NYC 1998 3rd HW
NPC Nationals 1997 6th MW
World Juniors & Masters Championship, Katowice, Poland 1996 2nd
2nd Women’s Physique Video 1996 Video IFBB – North American Championship, Quebec, Canada 1996 5th
NPC – Team Universe Championship 1996 4th
IFBB – World Universe Championship, Brugge, Belgium 1995 10th
Heavyweight Fierless Productions -Evolution “F” 1995 Exhibition
NPC – Team Universe Championship 1995 1st HW
IFBB – World Universe Championship, Borlange, Sweden 1994 5th
Heavyweight NPC – Team Universe Championship 1994 1st
Heavyweight IFBB – World Juniors & Masters Championship, Torrevieja, Spain 1993 2nd Place
Open Fierless Productions, “The Most Awesome Women” 1993 Exhibition
IFBB – North America Championship 1992 6th HW
NPC – Women’s Extravaganza 1991 Guest Poser
NPC Nationals 1991 Top 10
IFBB North American Championship 1991 Top 15
IFBB Japanese World Games, Tokyo, Japan 1990 4th
Heavyweight IFBB – The Arnold Classic – Ms. International 1990 11th
Heavyweight NPC – National Championship 1989 3rd
Heavyweight NPC – National Championship 1988 5th
Heavyweight NPC – USA 1988 Top 12
NPC – USA Masters, Teen & Collegiate National 1988 1st HW & Overall
Heavyweight & Overall NPC – NYC Metro District 1987 Female Athletic of the Year
NPC – USA 1987 Top 15
AAU – Ms. America 1986 2nd Medium class
NPC – USA 1986 Top 15
NPC – National Championship 1986 Top 15
NPC – National Championship 1985 Top 15
AAU – Physiques International 1985 1st Medium & Overall
AAU – Ms. America 1985 2nd Medium
NPC – USA 1985 Top 15
AAU – Physique International 1984 1st Medium class
NPC – New York State Gold’s Classic 1984 5th Heavyweight
AFWB – Tri-State 1984 1st Hwt & Overall
AFWB – USA 1984 Top 15
AFWB – Ms. North East Atlantic States 1983 1st HW & Overall
AFWB – Ms. Dan Lurie Classic 1983 1st HW
AFWB – Ms. New York City 1983 1st Medium & Overall
AAU – Eastern America 1983 1st Medium & Overall
AFWB – NGA Championship 1983 1st Heavyweight & Overall
AFWB – Ms. North East Atlantic States 1983 1st HW & Overall

Linda Wood-Hoyte the Real Deal Gallery

Linda Wood-Hoyte is a women who is so dedicated to bodybuilding that she has spent the last 27-years involved at nearly every level! Enjoy this gallery of Linda, and see pictures from the start of her bodybuilding to her 67th birthday! She is a true inspiration and a testimony of what you can do if you put your mind to it! It doesn’t matter how old you are when you start, as long as you pursue it with all your heart!