FITNESS STAR INTERNATIONAL: Business Development/Athletic Relations/ Judge
I am currently a grade 7 and 8 teacher in the District School Board of Niagara. I have been teaching for 11 years, and also own my own personal training business. Nelson Elite Athletics.
These are my accomplishments:
Recently I have begun an acting career, and performed some of my own stunts. Please check out the page on Facebook "Documentary of the Dead".
I have become an accomplished SCUBA and PADI certified diver. I have completed my Open Water Diver course after going to Cuba and realizing how much I loved diving! I have also completed my Night Diving Certification and am currently working toward my Master Diver Certification.
I also plan on taking glider lessons very shortly. I have always wanted to fly, but when I was diagnosed as a diabetic the Air Force rejected my application. I WILL FLY!!
I feel that my biggest accompishment to date has been finding out years ago on Halloween of all days that I would be an insulin dependent diabetic for the rest of my life! Honestly, I truly feel that this is the best thing that could have possibly happened. I have competed in several shows now, and even though I have not taken home any hardware I will continue to compete and motivate others with serious illness to take charge of their lives and become fit!
These are my fitness related goals:
To inspire others with serious illnesses and issues to make fitness and health a part of their daily routine.
These are my sponsors:
My modeling experience(s) list:
Actor/stunts : "Documentary of the Dead" pitch film
Team Glo athletic wear model
Train or Be Trained featured trainer
Poster model sailing CL Sailboats for Canadian Yachting Magazine. Also on CL Sailboats Website.
Will be adding more VERY shortly!!!
Other relevant experience I have:
I am currently a Twist Conditioning Coach with my GOLD designation. I specialize in sport specific and elite athlete training for movement efficiency and power.
I am also working to earn my Green Belt in Jiu Jitsu.
These are the sports and/or activities I participate in:
Baseball, Boxing, Group Exercise, Hang-gliding, Hockey, Inline Skating, MMA, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Skiing, Skydiving, Volleyball, Weight Lifting, Wrestling
The modeling opportunities that I am interested in:
Exchange for Product, Magazine Features, Speaking Engagements, Spokesperson, Supplements, TFP (Trade for print), Tradeshow Work
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My hair colour, length and/or style is:
brown/ grey, short
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My words to live by:
"Champions do not become champions when they win the event, but in the hours, weeks, months and years they spend preparing for it. The victorious performance itself is merely the demonstration of their
-T. Alan Armstrong