New York, NY (Vocus) June 26, 2010
The First Annual American Pole Fitness Championships will be held on October 23rd, 2010 at the Manhattan Center in the heart of New York City. APFA (American Pole Fitness Association) Inc. is a newly formed association established to educate and promote the art and sport of pole fitness in the United States.
APFA is an association established to create mass appeal & awareness by promoting the art and sport of pole fitness in the U.S. and abroad. It is the first of its kind to offer free services and open its doors to the public. APFA is working towards achieving broad demographic & national recognition for pole fitness as a mainstream sport, focusing attentions on the physical skills, gravity-defying technical abilities, poise, grace and elegance of performers of both genders. Currently, there is a movement to have the sport included in the 2012 Olympic Summer Games.
The American Pole Fitness Championship will include both male and female competitors and will feature the nations best pole fitness performers demonstrating their jaw dropping skills, strength, and stamina through choreographed routines. The championship, being heralded as the “Oscars” of the pole fitness industry, will be co-hosted by Olympic gold medalist Maurice Greene with performances by Guinness World Record holder Dominic “Flag Man” Lacasse as well as other guests performers to further enhance the entertainment value of the competition.
The APFA is the brainchild of fashion model turned singer-songwriter/entrepreneur Tinu. Tinu holds a degree in Finance and Marketing from the NYU Stern School of Business. As Founder and president of the APFA, Tinu has plans to publish the first international high quality gloss print magazine for the industry by late September 2010.
The Championship will be held on October 23rd at the Manhattan Center, located at 311 West 34th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues). Tickets will be available for purchase on the American Pole Fitness website starting mid July 2010.