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  • Mid-May Break—but It’s a Short One

    A pause in the busy spring schedule provides a moment to highlight a competitor who really caught my eye in the...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanMay 15, 2011
  • Pittsburgh Pro Bikini—Baird Bags It in the ’Burgh

    Her win at the Pittsburgh Pro Bikini on May 7 couldn’t have been a bigger one. Jaime Baird, a member of...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanMay 9, 2011
  • Nathalia Hasn’t Melo’d, Takes Show of Champions

    ’11 Europa Show of Champions Pro Bikini April 30, Orlando, Florida 1) Nathalia Melo* 2) Jaime Baird* 3) Vanessa Campbell* 4)...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanMay 3, 2011
  • Amanda’s a Smash at the Culver City Clash

    Some things are easy to predict. Precontest favorite Amanda Latona did indeed pick up win number three (number two for the...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanMarch 28, 2011
  • Jennifer Andrews Is Da Bikini Bomb

    Reigning national champ Jennifer Andrews got her first pro win at the St. Louis Pro Bikini on March 19. It was...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanMarch 21, 2011
  • Monday Catchup: Florida Sass-O-Meter

    Whoops, that was fast. Magazine deadlines and a family Thanksgiving in Pittsburgh followed by more deadlines, and somehow the  comments on...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanDecember 6, 2010
  • Amanda Gets the Gold at the Sacramento

    When Amanda Latona failed to finish in the top three at the Bikini Olympia in September, no one was more surprised...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanNovember 13, 2010
  • Lone Star Ladies Top Houston Pro

    The 2011 Olympia-qualifying season got off with a bang yesterday at the Houston Pro Figure and Bikini competitions, where a couple...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanOctober 24, 2010
  • Amber Waves—DeFrancesco, Specking and Andrews Take Top Nationals Titles

    Pittsburgh flexer Amber DeFrancesco sailed into the pros after overwhelming the heavyweight class and ascending to the overall Women’s title at...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanOctober 15, 2010
  • Nationals Tradition and Fitness Changes

    The ’10 NPC National Championships gets under way this afternoon in Atlanta. More than 500 athletes are expected to hit the...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanOctober 13, 2010
  • Detroit Pro: Surprise Packages Plus Dina

    What a Sunday-morning treat! The results from the ’10 John Simmons Detroit Pro Bikini, held yesterday, September 18, were anything but...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanSeptember 18, 2010
  • Bikini Update—Newbies Do Well in Culver City

    Sonia Gonzalez did indeed win the big sword at the Tournament of Champions Pro Bikini last night, earning a perfect first-place...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanSeptember 12, 2010
  • Week’s End

    I’m looking forward to attending the Tournament of Champions Pro Bikini show tomorrow in Culver City, California. By the time the...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanSeptember 9, 2010
  • Figure and Bikini O Predictions—Ooo-eee!

    This morning I made my plane reservations for the Olympia. Now I’m really getting excited! Before we get to Vegas on...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanSeptember 5, 2010
  • Super Show—a Showcase for First-Time Champs

    My first reaction as the results of the IFBB Europa Super Show pro competition started coming last evening: L.T. must be...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanAugust 13, 2010