FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Charlotte Parker
Joe Weider Memorial to be Broadcast Live
Exclusively on Bodybuilding.com - April 14, 2013
The Memorial for publishing, fitness and bodybuilding icon Joe Weider will be streamed live via the Internet on Bodybuilding.com, the largest fitness site in the world, with more than 25 million monthly visitors. The memorial is scheduled for Sunday, April 14, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. (PDT) in Santa Monica, California.
Visitors who cannot join the webcast live can view it later on Bodybuilding.com.
This memorial service is expected to be a memorable event in bodybuilding history. It will be attended by many of the great champions and legends of the sport. The major address will be delivered by Joe’s lifelong friend, former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
“Bodybuilding fans from around the world will be able to share in this amazing memorial,” says John Hardesty, Vice President of Digital Publishing at Bodybuilding.com. “We are honored to have been chosen as the exclusive outlet for this historic broadcast and will present it exactly as it happens. Joe Weider’s contribution to fitness and bodybuilding cannot be overstated. Without Joe, none of us would be here.”
Joe Weider’s influence is felt in every area of fitness and health. He created a massive fitness publishing empire, including Muscle & Fitness, Flex, Shape, and Men’s Fitness magazines. He popularized the use of fitness equipment in people’s homes and was a leader in establishing the use of nutritional supplements. The company he founded, Weider Health and Fitness, became synonymous with fitness, nutrition and a healthy lifestyle.
Please join us in celebrating the life and legacy of the man who helped shaped our bodies, our industry, our sport and our world.