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March / April 2002

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's new section is also for the NPC Fitness, which is growing rapidly. It also features articles on a number of bodybuilding contests. On the cover is 2001 NPC National Champions Tanji Johnson, Johnnie Jackson, and Beth Roberts.

March / April 2002 - Table of Contents
Issue #85, Volume 16, Number 2

Regular Features

  • Around the NPC
    Pictures and story from the NPC U.S. All Armed Forces, and the Pittsburgh Pro, the 2001 Olympia, as well as other various shots.

  • Interview
    Bob Cicherillo graced the very first, full issue of NPC News way back in 1987 when he won the overall NPC Junior Nationals Championships that year. He turned pro in 2000. Bob Cicherillo was an American Gladiator too, in the traveling version of the show, and his name was Titan.

  • Contest Activity Report
    All the NPC Bodybuilding, Fitness and Figure contests in the upcoming months.

  • NPC Fitness Corner
    Cathy Nordyke, from Columbus, Ohio.
Articles and Highlights

  • 2001 NPC Nationals Bodybuilding
    The contest was held on November 16-17, at the Georgia World Congress Center Ballroom, in Atlanta, Georgia. The promoter was Steve Karel. Report and pictures. Winners include Ricky Parks, Jose Raymond, Eric Otero, Branch Warren, Art Atwood, Mary Ellen Doss, Tonia Villalabos, Johnnie O. Jackson, and Beth Roberts.

  • 2001 NPC Nationals Fitness
    Winners include Tanji Johnson, Renee Masi and Amy Haddad.

  • 2001 NPC Nationals Figure
    This was the 1st annual NPC National Figure show, which was on August 3-4, at the Tribecca Performing Arts Center at BMCC, New York, along with the NPC Team Universe Bodybuilding and Fitness contests. Promoters was Steve Karel and Steve Weinberger. Winners include Chaundra Tangi, Sharon Christian, and Davana Medina.

  • 2001 NPC California
    Held in May, located at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center in Redondo Beach, California. Promoters include Jon Lindsay, Steve O'Brien and Ted Williamson. Winners include Heather Cox, Janice Moulton, Megan King, Brett Benjamin, Idrise Wardell, Justin Henderson, Jenny Bezerra, Stevie Rivera, Tita Hagan, Ron Thrash, Kay Meyers, Ron Walters, and Melissa McCarty.

  • 2001 NPC Bev Francis Atlantic States
    Promoted by Bev Francis and Steve Weinberger at the Tribecca Performing Arts at BMCC in New York City. Winners include Sophann Nhim, Penny Johnson, Davana Medina, Lisa Crisano, Mike Vrabel, Robert Buccellato, Troy Moore, Yvette Williams, Scott Cohen, Tom Uzzo, and Stephen Wolkoff.

  • 2001 North Carolina State
    Prmoters include Mike Valentino and Pat Valentino. The contest was located at Greensboro, North Carolina. Winners include Kathy McMillan, Thomas Rieke, Melanie Thompson, Allison Daughtry, Cherly Sumners, Shonia Lee, Clifton Holcomb, Eric Green, Duane McMillan, Donald Bridgers, Jackie Maxwell, and Debra Dunn.

  • 2001 NPC Debbie Kruck Fitness
    Promoters include Frank Dalto and Debbie Kruck. Also, the 24th Annual West Palm Beach Bodybuilding Championships was held on this day at the William T. Dwyer Auditorium, in Palm Beach Gardens, Florid. Winners include Carla Walburn, Cathy Nordyke, Brianen Siter, Claire Morris, Curt Mondell, Sheralyn Murray, and Yilma Brice.