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Main Stage Muscle Brings Sold Out NPC Bodybuilding, Figure, Fitness and Bikini Event back to Charlotte at the McGlohon Theatre
Over 90 Competitors Participated in 1st Annual NPC Mid-Atlantic Carolina Classic with Special Guest Appearance by the 2009 Mr. Olympia Jay Cutler
Charlotte NC– October 17 2009 – Main Stage Muscle hosted a sold out NPC bodybuilding, figure, fitness and bikini competition on Saturday October 17, at the McGlohon Theatre. This year’s event was the 1st Annual Mid-Atlantic Carolina Classic drawing over 90 NPC competitors from across the US. Jay Cutler, the 3-time and current Mr. Olympia, performed that evening to a sold out house. The overall champion in Men’s Open Bodybuilding was Steve McNamara from Lumberton, Texas; in Women’s Open Bodybuilding was N’Keigh Miles from Ridgeway, SC; in Open Figure was Ryan Althoff from High Point, NC; and the Bikini winner was Gretchen Coley from Holly Springs, NC.
“This is a serious sport in Charlotte and we wanted to promote this event to showcase the caliber of competitors especially in the southeast,” said Darlene Malecki, co-founder of Main Stage Muscle. “This is the first time a bodybuilding event has been hosted in Charlotte in over threeyears. It was great to be back in Charlotte and we look forward to hosting this event next year,” said Kevin DeHaven, co-founder of Main Stage Muscle.
About Main Stage Muscle
Main Stage Muscle promotes Bodybuilding, Figure, Fitness, Bikini and Powerlifting events in the Charlotte, NC area. Kevin DeHaven and Darlene Malecki, co-founders of Main Stage Muscle, are both active competitors in bodybuilding and powerlifting respectively.