Since 1965, the Olympia has been thought-about the premiere occasion in bodybuilding and health. The greatest physiques and the largest names in the sport will grace the stage and encourage followers from round the world once they collect in Las Vegas, Nevada on the weekend of Dec. 16-18 at the 2022 version of Joe Weider’s Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend.
While the Olympia will at all times be acknowledged for being bodybuilding’s largest weekend, it has turn out to be an attraction for different power sports activities and occasions as effectively because of the Olympia World Fitness Expo. The Venetian in Las Vegas will host a number of occasions and competitions that the followers can take pleasure in. Olympia Expo Director Tim Gardner is happy about this 12 months’s expo greater than another.
“Just to have a collective gathering of health fanatics, all approaching to 1 space, and likewise having the numerous teams attending is an enormous deal,” Gardner mentioned. The Olympia had been hosted in Las Vegas for a few years previous to the pandemic, however being in the Venetian this 12 months is respiratory new life into the fan expertise in addition to the expertise for all the totally different sports activities participating this 12 months.
“I simply really feel like that is one weekend the place the imaginative and prescient of Joe Weider and the Olympia Fitness and Performance Weekend shall be a real collective of not simply bodybuilding followers, however all like-minded health fanatics.”
Current Olympia proprietor Jake Wood purchased the Olympia in 2020, and he was instantly confronted with the points brought on by the pandemic. Nonetheless, Wood and Olympia President Dan Solomon have led a positive-minded group, together with Gardner, to create the greatest occasion doable in Orlando, FL for 2020 and 2021. Gardner is optimistic that 2022 shall be a 12 months the place followers can see and get a full appreciation of Wood’s ardour for bodybuilding and health.
“We have over 3 times the sq. footage this 12 months at the Venetian,” mentioned Gardner. “Jake has greater than got here by way of on any statements he made about selling the Olympia. He mentioned ‘we’re going to make it higher,’ and he doesn’t simply cease. Every 12 months, it retains enhancing regardless of all the obstacles.”
The results of that enchancment is all kinds of power sports activities and competitions that can profit spectators and athletes lengthy after the weekend in Las Vegas is over. Below are a few of the occasions you possibly can stay up for at the Venetian for the 2022 Olympia Weekend.
Strongman Corporation will host the 2022 America’s Strongest Man, America’s Strongest Wom≈an, and 2022 Masters Nationals contests at the Olympia on Friday, December sixteenth and Saturday, December seventeenth. These contests might characteristic future stars of strongman and strongwoman in addition to inspiring feats of power from Masters rivals. For extra info on this occasion, Click Here!
Powerlifting and Strict Curl
The International Powerlifting League (IPL) will host the 2022 IPL Olympia Pro Powerlifting meet in the Venetian. Events will embrace full meets, single bench press occasions, and single deadlift occasions for each women and men. Details and registration varieties may be discovered at Here!
The “fourth powerlift” may also be featured at the Olympia. The United States Strict Curl Association will host the 2022 Olympia Strict Curl championships on Saturday, December seventeenth. Contests for strict curl and cheat curl shall be held. Click Here for extra info!
Armlifting is the sport that can check your grip to the max, and Armlifting USA will host their 2022 world championship at the Olympia World Fitness Expo. Promoter and power legend Odd Haugen shall be internet hosting athletes and testing their grip with quite a lot of lifts, together with the Country Crush Blocks with three-inch handles, the Saxon Bar and extra. Click Here for extra info!
Ultimate Ninja Athlete
The Ultimate Ninja Athlete Association (UNAA) shall be internet hosting a spectacular impediment course racing sequence at the Olympia. This late addition to the expo is certain to problem entrants whereas entertaining and galvanizing followers in attendance. You can see this occasion beginning on Friday, December sixteenth at the World Fitness Expo.
OLYMPIA Las Vegas Fitness Challenge – The Ultimate CrossFit Training Experience
Yes, the Olympia will host a CrossFit competitors in 2022. The Olympia Las Vegas Fitness Challenge will check rivals’ power, athleticism, practical health, endurance, and extra. This contest is introduced at the Olympia by Branded One and Elev8tion Gym. Click her to search out out extra about this occasion and competitors!
The Ultimate Armwrestling League (UAL) will host skilled and newbie armwrestlers from round the world as they check their power in opposition to one another in entrance of many followers in the Venetian. Several prizes shall be on the line on this occasion, together with a particular Olympia jacket. Click Here for extra information! and Here to be taught extra!
Hoopin’ with Heroes
This three-on-three basketball match will spotlight and have members of the United States Armed Forces in addition to quite a lot of rivals that serve in civil service roles, together with police, firefighters, EMT’s, and different first responders. Guest celebrities and stay leisure may also be part of this occasion. Follow @hoopinwithheroes on Instagram as effectively.
Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) is the first authorized and controlled naked knuckle group in the United States. Bouts are held in a round four-rope ring, which may encourage fast-paced and thrilling fights. The fighters are all professionals in boxing, MMA, kickboxing, and/or Muay Thai which makes this one in every of the world’s most enjoyable fight sport. Potential rivals can tryout and discover ways to turn out to be a fighter, meet a lot of the skilled fighters, take part in an official Round Card Girl search, and rather more. For extra details about the BKFC, Click Here to search out out extra info!
Aside from a lot of your favourite complement corporations internet hosting cubicles at the Expo, you possibly can see different websites and occasions, together with Zumba dancing, Bikini vogue reveals, Stan Efferding’s World’s Strongest Gym competitors, and extra. You can see all the occasions and extra at the Olympia World Fitness Expo, and tickets can be found at mrolympia.com. Make positive you observe @mrolympiallc on Instagram as effectively to remain up to date on all the happenings at the 2022 Olympia Weekend stay from Las Vegas.