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May / June 2003

The NPC News is a magazine which cannot be purchased on magazine shelves. It is published for members of the NPC. It is a excellent magazine for those who are in the NPC, and for those who enjoy amateur bodybuilding, and learning about bodybuilders who soon will vie for Professional status. It features stories and pictures on top IFBB and NPC competitions, and various interviews and notes. On the cover is 2003 IFBB Arnold Classic overall champion Jay Cutler.

May / June 2003 - Table of Contents
Issue #92, Volume 17, Number 3

Regular Features

  • Interview: Idrise Ward-El
    Lonnie Teper interviews Idrise Ward-El, who has led an interesting variety of jobs on his way to his pro card.

  • Around The NPC & IFBB too
    Pictures and story from New Orleans Show of Strength, the expo, after parties and more. Also, pics and story from the NPC Nationals.

  • Contest Activity Report
    NPC Contests from around the USA. Bodybuilding, fitness and figure.

  • Fitness Corner
    Featuring Tina Forlifer, from Elkridge, Maryland. Height 5'5", Hair Brown, Eyes Brown.
Articles and Highlights

  • IFBB Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic
    Jay Leads the way! The pre-contest build up for this event began several months before the event.

  • 2002 NPC United States All Forces
    September 14, 2002 at Virginia Beach Pavilion, in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Winners include John Wilkins, Brenda White, Shawn Leonard, Neil Beauford, Michelle Dingle, Patricia Watson, Laura Sanders, Carmelo Lopez, Quentin Randolph, Phillip Prestipino.

  • 2002 NPC Bev Francis Atlantic States
    At the Tribecca Performing Arts Center at BMCC in New York City. Winners include Myra Maldenado, Tasha Williakms, Dina Al-Sabah, Edin Vargas, Daniel Beauregard, Tony Viguetta, Walter Vendura, Yvette Williams, Lachman Dass, Angelo Stamfone, Carlos Ayal, Adrian Suttle, Jamal Griffin, Catherine Moran, Janelle Gallo, John Rama, Shawn McKinney, Fakhri Muborak.

  • 2002 NPC South Carolina Excalibur
    The contest was in Charleston, South Carolina. Winners include Jeane Garrell, Kim Shackleford, Vince Smart, Jarmaine Beckwith, Chris Sawyer, Tim Crosby, Nyala Edwards, Marcus Hudson.

  • 2002 IFBB Pro Men's Bodybuilding Show of Strength
    November 9, 2002 in New Orleans will go down as a monumental day in the recent history of professional bodybuilding. History was made as for the first time since 1984, a reighnin IFBB Mr. Olympia was defeated.

  • NPC Bodyrock 2002
    The contest was at the George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Winners include Lydia Haskell, Elizabeth S. Maurice, Mari Kudla, Colette Kozlowski, Tony O'Connor, Gregory Matlock, Dianne Loftis, Tina Heggins, Karen Gatto, Jerry Bell Jr., Hector Cruz, Allen Sarkiszadeh, Rob Kreider, Reginald Smith, Charles Dorsey.

  • NPC Debbie Kruck Fitness & Figure Classic
    Located at the William T. Dwyer Auditorium at Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Winners include Heather McCormick, Victoria Benjamin, Dina Al-Sabah, Melissa Babers, Laura Eckstein, Maria Borrell, Julia Senior, Kimberly McAuliffe.

  • 2002 IFBB Pro Women's Bodybuilding and Fitness
    Winners include Velentina Chepiga, Texeni Oriquen and Kelly Ryan.

  • 2002 IFBB Pittsburgh Pro Fitness
    This was the third year for the IFBB Pittsburgh Pro Fitness. Adela Garcia-Friedmansky won the show!