Archive for March, 2008

Exciting News About FAME West

FAME Presidents, Jeffrey Kippel and Mindy Blackstien, are pleased to announce exciting new opportunities for athletes competing at the FAME West event (Vancouver April 5 at the Centennial Theatre) who are looking to gain more exposure.  Working with official FAME photographer for Western Canada, Tim Rollans, they are making extra photo shoot opportunities available to all the registered athletes ofthe FAME West event.  To register for the event, click here!

“This is an amazing opportunity for every registered FAME athlete!” says Mr. Kippel.  “The official photographer, Tim Rollans, has agreed to make his entire schedule public and to shot our athletes as much as possible at various locations.”  The usual practice is for the photographers to schedule private shoots with a few of the athletes around the show schedule, toget some non competition shots while the athletes are at their peak shape.  “Doing this, we give all of our athletes the opportunity to show us their best and be considered for even more exposure with FAME!”

How much does these extra shoots cost?  Nothing!  The agreement between FAME and official photographer Tim Rollans is that FAME will get access to all the shots taken at the event and Mr. Rollans will include the shots for the athletes in the basic package!  How much is the basic package?  $45.00 Canadian.  “We were asked us to sharpen our pencils to make sure athletes could afford the package, so we did!” says Tim Rollans.  “We believe the price of our basic package is the lowest in the fitness world!  And to be honest, our basic package is equivalent, if not better then any other offered at any fitness event.” Once a competitor purchases the basic package they may purchase a whole host of other products via our website.  The most important thing is that the athletes may purchase these products after they seen the quality of the work and products!  “The quality and diversity the products we offer is unmatched!” says Tim Rollans.  “I am very proudof everything we offer and it truly matches the dedication and effort required by athletes in training for an event.” 

Whether athletes are looking for a special memento to remember their personal accomplishment at the event or are looking to expand their marketability via and other avenues, these products will definitely be the quality the athletes want and deserve.“FAME is all about promoting our athletes and events, “ declares Mindy Blackstien “and anything we can do to bring more exposure for our athletes, we do!  The FAME West event kick starts the FAME season and this year we once again want to raise the bar to highest level


Assignment For This Weekend!

Yes, just because you may be out of school doesn’t mean that you can’t have homework.  Here are FAME we want to learn more about our athletes and we can do that by you submitting your story.  If you have registered to compete in any one of our 2008 events you would have received emails reminding you to submit photos of yourself for the “Athlete Spotlight”.  We are reminding you again…….being featured on the FAME homepage is exciting, you can tell your friends, family or even fans that you are on the site.  Plus we will feature “your story” too.  

It is amazing how many athletes tell us how they got into competing or who inspired them to get into shape. We want to hear from you.  So log onto and register to compete!  When you are filling out the registration form be sure to be specific with your answers and you may just be the next face on the FAME site. 

Lend a Hand for Earth Hour

This Saturday March 29th people from all over the world will be coming together to fight climate change.  For one hour (8pm to 9pm) we ask that you join in on this movement by shutting of your lights for 1 hour. 

The aim of the campaign is to express that individual action on a mass scale can change our planet for the better.  So join the efforts and show your support by unplugging your appliances or turning off your lights for one hour.  

To sign up for Earth Hour go to and sign up to participate!  This is just the first step, find out how you can participate everyday for the rest of your life.

Satisfy Your Level 1 Requirements This Weekend!

Wow, this weekend is filled with FAME Camps and the first ever FAME Idol.  The FAME Camps are great to attend if you want to learn everything you need to know about FAME and competing along with getting assistance with walking, posing or even quarter turns.  The FAME Idol’s take this one step further by allowing not only FAME “newbie’s” but experienced competitors a chance to see where they fit in on the FAME Tier System.  Athletes can audition in front of our panel of judges, whether you practice your posing, show routine components or even come in competition ready.  You may just walk away with your Level 2, 3, 4 or even Pro Status with FAME.

March 29th

FAME Pro Ava Cowan hosts her camp in Pompano Beach, Florida from 12pm to 5pm

March 30th

FAME Pro Audrey Kaipio hosts her camp in London, England from 12pm to 5pm

Candy Colby along with the World Fitness Association hosts her camp in Ft. Lauderdale from 12pm to 5pm

FAME Ambassador Rob Riches hosts the first ever FAME Idol in LA this weekend from 10am to 4pm

To get more details on each of these camps, click here

Ellena Tsatsos on


It seems lately that a lot of our competitors are getting a wide variety of exposure and it never seems to stop.  Recently FAME Athlete Ellena Tsatsos from Melbourne, Australia was showcased as “Fitness Competitor of the Week” on

Ellena joined us at the FAME North American Championships in Miami last November with an impressive physique, to see her profile on, click here

New Category: Fit Duo!

We are looking for the fittest couple, could that be you?  You asked and we delivered.  Now you and a friend, family member, spouse, you name it can join you on the competition stage to compete for the Fittest Couple.

Whether you want to step on stage to showcase your physique or you and your partner has put together a great, energizing routine.  Make it creative, show off your talent and we will see you on stage. 

For more information, visit the website and register to be the next Fit Duo

Compete For FREE!


That is right!  FREE!  We have teamed up with for a FAME Bikini Model Search that will be held at this year’s’s Fitness Expo in Boise, Idaho.  The bikini model search is open to all females looking to win $500 in cash but to also walk away with their Pro Status from FAME.

Because we are working with they are offering FREE registration to this event!  So there is no reason not to compete.  To register, click here

Also, since this is a pro-qualifier the winner can come to Toronto to compete in the FAME World Championships Pro Show among the other Bikini Pros.  Check out more details on the FAME World Championships