Friday, November 14, 2008
Fitness Legend : Susie Curry
Susie Curry is a professional fitness competitor of Irish-Indian-Italian-Vietnamese decent.
She was born on November 22, 1972, in Santa Barbara, California.
She is the most successful fitness competitor in the world to date, having won four Miss Fitness International titles, and four consecutive Miss Fitness Olympia titles
Like a lot of other fitness competitors it seems, Susie started out in gymnastics, but was way-layed by injuries. Having already begun weight training to help in her gymnastic competitions, she stayed with it.
Susie began fitness competitions in 1995, and turned pro in 1996.
She is now retired from fitness competition.
But before retiring, she racked up first place finishes at the 1996 NPC North Carolina Women's Fitness Championships, the 1996 NPC Junior USA Women Fitness, the 1996 NPC National Women's Fitness, the 1996 IFBB World Amateur Fitness, the 1997 IFBB World Pro Fitness Championship, the 1998 IFBB Fitness International, the 1999 IFBB Fitness International, the 2000 IFBB Pittsburgh Pro Fitness, the 2000 IFBB Fitness Olympia, the 2001 IFBB Fitness Olympia, the 2002 IFBB Fitness International, the 2002 IFBB Fitness Olympia, the 2003 IFBB Fitness International, the 2003 IFBB GNC Show of Strength , the 2003 IFBB Fitness Olympia.
And those are just the FIRST PLACE finishes!
Susie lives in Bremen, Georgia now, where she co-owns a gyms and is a personal fitness trainer.