Risto Sports has worked with the best athletes and minds of the weightlifting world, including Olympic medalists and coaches of multiple Olympic Gold medalists.
In the same tradition, we are proud to announce that Mike O’Hearn – 4 time Mr. Natural Universe, actor, guinness world record holder, multi-sport champion, gladiator, and Fitness Model - will represent the Risto Sports brand at the 2013 AFX, October 26th in Anchorage , Alaska. You may also know Mike from the over 500 magazine covers he has been on, and he is often compared to Arnold Schwarzenegger for his amazing fitness modeling career. Mike will also be guest posing at the AFX and will be giving a seminar on powerbodybuilding, including how to incorporate Olympic lifts into bodybuilding.
In Addition to Mike, bodybuilding superstars Goerge Farah, Kai Greene, and Shaw Ray will be at the Risto Sports booth during the expo. Our booth will be located by the Olympic Weightlifting competition, which takes place during the day time. Later in the evening, Kai Greene will also be guest posing.
For more information on the AFX and how to register for the AFX, go to www.alaskafitproductions.com. For more information on Mike, got to www.mikeohearn.com and find him on twitter!
The Alaska Fitness Expo (AFX) is the premier multi-sport expo of the Pacific Northwest. Where else can you ahng out with the like of Kai Greene and Goerge Farrah, while getting in a high level weightlifting competition. In many ways, the AFX is much like the Arnold, though on a more intimate level — its an event jam packed with every strength sport involving a barbell– Olympic Weightlifting, CrossFit, Powerlifting, StrongMan as well as feature an NPC bodybuilding, fitness, and physique competition The NPC competition is always emceed by a world renowend body builder and features a guest poser.
Risto Sports will be a title sponsor of the weightlifting competition. The competition will feature prize money as well as guest competitors. You can get international wieghtlifting experience, win some cash, then chill out with the best of the strength sports world all in one day. The competitors also receive high quality competitor bags. Teh whole weekend will also feature seminars for several of the sports, including a Soviet System seminar by Risto Sports and Kendrick Farris’s Bless the Gym seminar.
Even better, its much cheaper to fly to the AFX in Anchorage, AK in the fall than it is to many other places where Olympic lifting international level meets are held. Anchorage is also quite beautiful and still warm in October– you might even get a free show by the Northern Lights.