A 3 day Olympic Weightlifting and CrossFit competition held in Palm Springs, CA with fitness related speakers, professional athletes and exhibitors.
The Main Events are:
The Best of the Best! 2 Time Olympian Kendrick Farris will help the entire weekend as Master of Ceremonies. Olympian Cara Heads will be in attendance. Outlaw Open Crossfit competitors include: Camille Leblanc, Tanya Fortunato, Kristan Clever, Pat Barber, and MANY more! As spectators and fans of our sport, come learn, shop, and enjoy some of the finest athletic performances and companies the USA has to offer!
Who wouldn’t want to compete and smash heavy weight on a sunny, 75 degree winter-weekend in Southern California? Plus Downtown Palm Springs is home to famous restaurants shops, and entertainment and they’re only a 5 minute walk from the hotel and convention center!
The 2012SHPEXPO also features a list of renowned speakers, exhibitors, demonstrations and activities relating to strength and extreme levels of human performance. The promoters of this event are planning to make the SHPEXPO an annual affair. The Coachella Valley boast some of the greatest annual events in the country: Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Stagecoach Country Music Festival, The BNP Paribas Open Tennis Tournament, The Palm Springs International Film Festival, The Kraft Nabisco LPGA Tournament, and The Humana Challenge Golf Tournament are examples of it’s rich tradition to support and grow major annual events.
In addition to Palm Springs being one of top resort communities in the World, where sunny skies and 75 degree weather is the norm in December-May. The venue for the event, The Palm Springs Convention Center and the host hotel, The Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel are picturesque, modern and well appointed. The shops and restaurants in downtown Palm Springs are a 5 minute walk from the venue/hotel and the beautiful Palm Springs International Airport is a mile and a half way. We know the athletic competition will be intense, the strength & fitness information and activities will be educational and inspiring and good times will be abundant. You won’t want to miss this event.
B.S. Sport/Health Science, Naturopathic Physician, 3 time Natural Mr. America,
Personalized Nutrition Consultants
We are pleased to have Dr. Greg Tefft, one of the worlds leading ortho molecular nutritionist and author of the lifechanging book “Your Personal Life-Measuring what your body needs to live lean, strong, long and better, as a featured speaker at our 2012 Strength & Human Performance Expo. Speaking Times (in PSCC Lobby): Click Here for More Info
BS Physical Education, MED Kinesiology,
Dynamic Fitness Equipment
Bud Charniga is well known to the elite lifters, coaches and officials in the USA Weightlifting family, having been involved as an athlete and coach for 45 years. Bud is a renowned weightlifting sport scientist and researcher with few peers. He is an authority on Soviet training methodology and weightlifting biomechanics research. Bud also owns and operates Dynamic Fitness a retailer of weightlifting equipment and apparel. Speaking Times (in PSCC Lobby)Click Here for More Info
2 Time Olympian, SHP Expo MC,
Bless This Gym
The SHP Expo could not be more proud to announce that Kendrick Farris will be at our event! After returning from the London 2012 Olympics, we jumped on the opportunity to have Kendrick’s presence. Though he won’t be competing, Kendrick will help with commentary throughout the competition, be the Master of Ceremonies for the official SHP Expo Party, and hold a meet and greet/ autograph signing on Sunday. Kendrick and his lovely wife Katrina will also have a Bless This Gym booth set up to sell merchandise. Come meet our USA Olympian! Click Here for More Info
Olympian, SHP Expo Guest,
CH Fitness and Performance
We have another Olympian!! Cara Heads enjoyed an unprecedented and successful 18-year career as an Olympic weightlifter, earning 8 national championship titles, setting 2 American records, and representing the U.S. at 5 world championships. Cara also owns the highly coveted athletic title of Olympian as a part of the 2000 Olympic Team in Sydney and became the first and only African-American female to represent the U.S. in the Olympics in women’s weightlifting. We are proud to have Cara on our team!!Click Here for More Info