Legendary 8-Time Mr. Olympia Creates New Event as Final Qualifier for the 2015 NPC Bodybuilding Championships
FAIRFIELD, CALIF. (For Immediate Release) – Harbinger, the “go-to” brand for high quality, innovative strength and conditioning gear, is excited to announce a presenting sponsorship agreement with Lee Haney’s 2015 Physique & Fitness Games being held on October 31, 2015. In its inaugural year, this one-of-a-kind event is dedicated to promoting physical fitness in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. The event will also serve as the final opportunity to qualify for the National Physique Committee (NPC) National Bodybuilding Championships to be held in November 2015.
Lee Haney’s 2015 Physique & Fitness Games is an all-day event at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park, GA. The Games will feature a final NPC qualifier in Bodybuilding, Physique, Figure, and Bikini, and qualifiers will advance to the 2015 NPC Championship. Lee Haney’s 2015 Physique & Fitness Games has also partnered with the Strongman Association to host Strongman pro and amateur competitions during the Games. In addition to serious strength events, Lee’s daylong Games will provide fitness fun for the whole family.
"Our partnership with Lee Haney goes back over 25 years when he was reigning Mr. Olympia. Lee’s endorsement of our products was critical to Harbinger’s early success, and we admire his continued commitment to the fitness community and his efforts in bringing fitness to underprivileged youth,” says Chanin Cook, Harbinger’s Director of Marketing. "We are very excited to partner with Lee on this exciting new venture. Creating a day of fitness with something for every member of the family is awesome. Creating a new NPC qualifying event for competitors is BIG NEWS -- giving potential contenders one last shot at the NPC National Bodybuilding Championships in November!”
Some 700 attendees will have a chance to witness over 300 athletes compete for prizes such as cash, trophies, medallions, and equipment. There will also be a KidZone area featuring games, bouncy houses, moon walks, trick-or-treating, and more.
“My passion is promoting fitness. As 8-time Mr. Olympia, and former chairman of the President's Council on Fitness and Sports, I worked to improve the health of people through fitness,” says Lee Haney. “We created the Games to promote fitness in a way that appeals to the entire family. And as the final qualifier for the 2015 NPC National Bodybuilding Championship, the event will feature many top competitors.”
Lee Haney's Physique & Fitness Games is a fundraiser for Haney's Harvest House (www.haneyharvesthouse.com), a 501(c)(3) organization that provides a mentoring program for boys 8 to 17. Anyone wanting to register for the games can do so HERE.
Founded in 1988, Harbinger produces innovative, high-performance fitness gear. Harbinger products can be found in gyms, health clubs, sporting goods and specialty fitness retailers worldwide. For more information, visit www.harbingerfitness.com.