Our 2022 Legion Sports Fest Fitness Celebrities & Top Athletes
Meet your favorite fitness Stars!
IFBB Pro League Legion Red Carpet
The fittest red carpet there is! All of the biggest fitness celebrities will be on the Legion Red Carpet. It is the who’s, who of fitness. Over multiple, Olympia winners are confirmed. Dozens of your favorite athletes and fitness gurus will be there! You won’t want to miss this incredible event! The Red Carpet takes place Sunday, October 9th at 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM inside the Expo!
Please note while all the mentioned celebrities below are confirmed, their attendance is not guaranteed!
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Saturday, October 8 at the Center Podium Booth
|10:00 AM||Kyron Holden|
|11:00 AM||Yarishina Ayala|
|12:00 PM||Jessica Reyes|
|1:00 PM||Breon Ansley|
|2:00 PM||Jamie Christian|
|3:00 PM||Danny Hester|
Sunday, October 9 at the Center Podium Booth
|12:00 PM||Jennifer Dorie & Mark Anthony|
|1:00 PM||Whitney Jones|
Look for These Celebrities at the Legion Sports Fest
Jessica Reyes Padilla
Jessica Reyes is a Top IFBB Pro Figure competitor and 2021 IFBB Pro Legions Masters Figure Champion.
You can find Jessica at the Center Podium Booth during the Legion Sports Fest Expo, Saturday at 12:00 PM and on Sunday’s Red Carpet.
You can meet Shaun Clarida at the Wolfpak booth or see him at the Legion Red Carpet on the evening of the IFBB Pro Open Legion.
Shaun Clarida is the 2018 IFBB Pro Legion Sports Fest 212 Champion and the 2021 IFBB Pro Legion Sports Fest Open Bodybuilding Champion. He went on to win the Mr. Olympia in the bodybuilding 212 division in 2020 and is now the only Bodybuilder in History to be qualified in two divisions for the 2022 Olympia.
IFBB Pro Bikini champion Etila Santiago will be judging all three days for the Legion bodybuilding shows including the IFBB Pro League Masters, NPC National Qualifier, and IFBB Pro Open contests.
Be sure to catch Etila at the Center Podium stage in the expo on Sunday at 2:00 for an incredible seminar where she will be joined by Olympia Head Judge Sandy Williamson, and top IFBB Pros Bojana Vasiljevic, and Yarishina Ayala.
You can find Ashley Kaltwasser at the Legion Sports Fest Red Carpet. She is currently considering competing in IFBB Pro League Bikini at the Legion.
Ashley is the winner Bikini Olympia contest in 2013, 2014, and 2015. She has won more IFBB Pro Bikini Contests than any other woman in history.
Be sure to catch Ashely at the Center Podium stage in the expo on Sunday at 12:00 for a Glute Development Seminar with IFBB Pro Andre Adams
Danny Hester is the First Ever Classic Physique Mr. Olympia Champion.
Danny will be hosting the live commentary for the IFBB Pro Open Legion on the Live Stream.
You can meet Danny at the Center Podium booth in the Expo at 3:00 on Saturday.
Whitney Jones is the 2018, 2019, and 2021 Ms. Fitness Olympia champion.
Whitney will be hosting the live commentary for the IFBB Pro Open Legion on the Live Stream.
Bob Cicherillo is the voice of the IFBB Pro League and Mr. Olympia. Bob Cicherillo has being featured on the cover of FLEX magazine. He once appeared in the television sitcom Malcolm in the Middle and is a regular contributor to the fitness website bodybuilding.com. In addition, Cicherillo has appeared in an ESPN SportsCenter commercial with Stewart Scott, a music video for the band Smash Mouth, and in the movie Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, playing “Rory”, a bodybuilder at Ben Stiller‘s gym. He is also a member of the Screen Actors Guild. Chicherillo was also “Titan” on the original American Gladiators TV series.
Milos Sarcev is a Serbian IFBB Pro Bodybuilder and Top Olympian Coach.
You can find Milos at the red carpet of the IFBB Pro Legion.
Jamie “The Giant” Christian-Johal
You will find Jamie “The Giant” at the IFBB Pro Legion Red Carpet and on the IFBB Pro Open Legion Stage at the Legion Sports Fest.
Going by the nickname The Giant, Jamie Christian-Johal has already made bodybuilding history.
Standing at a gigantic 6-foot-5, and weighing well over 300lb, Christian-Johal has made history as the tallest pro bodybuilder on Earth. With athletic stats more akin to a strongman, rather than a bodybuilder, he has turned heads for having an ultra ripped physique, as well as a huge stature. Not only that, but he made some serious noise for the way that he burst onto the scene a few years back, winning second place at the British Grand Prix, before finally earning his IFBB Pro Card a few months later. This officially landed him in the spot of the tallest man to earn that honor.
You can meet Jamie at the Center Podium booth in the Expo on Saturday at 2:00 PM.
You will find Breon on our red carpet of the IFBB Pro Legion.
Breon Ansley is a 2x Mr. Classic Physique Olympia and Top IFBB Pro Classic Physique Champion.
You can meet Breon at the Center Podium booth in the Expo on Saturday at 1:00 PM.
Bojana “The Serbian Princess” Vasiljevic is a Top-rated IFBB Figure pro who has recently won the IFBB Pro Figure Division at the IFBB Los Angeles as well, she is a 2x Olympia competitor and earned Top 5 at the Arnold Fitness International in Columbus, Ohio. She is a master figure posing coach and personal trainer. She also starred in the reality mini-series “Taboo“.
Chris “Real Deal” Cormier became an IFBB professional bodybuilder in 1993 after winning the overall title at the NPC USA Championships. Few bodybuilders have had a career as illustrious as Chris, who went on to participate internationally in over seventy professional competitions, taking the overall title in eleven and placing in the top 5 an astounding fifty-two times.
You will find Joey Hickson at the IFBB Pro Legion Red Carpet on October 9
Joey Hickson is a Social Media Marketing & Branding Expert. You can follow him along with his 4.3 million Instagram followers at @Joey
Ju-Jitsu champion Kryie will be at the IKF Kick Boxing tournaments and on the IFBB Pro Legion Sports Fest Red Carpet on October 24. Follow her on Instagram.
You will find the NPC/ IFBB Pro League Vice President, Tyler Manion, head judging the IFBB Pro Masters Legion, NPC Legion, and IFBB Pro Open Legion this year!
Tyler is taking the NPC and IFBB Pro League to the next level! From judging the Olympia, to epic seminars, Tyler is paving the way for young judges in the industry.
If you are an IFBB Pro Competitor or NPC Competitor, make sure to stay after the show and receive amazing feedback from Tyler himself before you leave the show!
NPC News Online Official Media Director and Photographer! J.M. Manion has been heavily involved with the Top NPC and IFBB Pro League contests providing some of the best bodybuilding media around!
You will find J.M. around the Legion Sports Fest Expo and of course behind the scenes of the IFBB Pro Masters Legion, NPC Legion, and IFBB Pro Open Legion capturing some epic moments!
PLUS! He is one of our Legion Superheroes! His playing card is very rare to find so keep your eyes open during the Legion Sports Fest expo and collect his rare card for prizes at the Center Podium Booth!
Kyron Holden is the 3x IFBB Pro Legion Men’s Physique Champion
Plus he took the number 2 spot at the Olympia. You can meet him at the Center Podium Booth in the Expo at 10 AM on Saturday.
Chris Bell is the Producer of the documentary “Bigger, Strong, Fasters”. You will find Chris on the red carpet of the IFBB Pro Legion.
Find Jenny on the Center Podium stage leading groups in her Jennergy Classes
You can find Wascar at the Legion Sports Fest Expo and Powerlifting meets October 7 & 8!
Alexandria Ross is a 2x Bikini Olympian and Top IFBB Bikini Pro Champion.
You can find Alexandria hosting the red carpet of the IFBB Pro Legion.
Travis Ortmayer an American professional Strongman athlete from Cypress, Texas. He is nicknamed the Texas Stoneman due to his many world records in the Atlas Stone event.
He has placed first in the 2011 America’s Strongest Man, 2021 Strongman Champions League in Portugal!
You can find Travis at the Strongman Contest and Legion Red Carpet! Plus, if you get a workout at American Iron Gym, we are sure you will see him there!
An American professional mixed martial artist who competes in the middleweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Diaz is a former Strikeforce, WEC and IFC welterweight champion and a UFC title challenger. He also notably competed in PRIDE, EliteXC, DREAM, and Shooto
Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu is a mixed martial arts and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training facility located in Pleasant Hill, California and is home to numerous highly ranked mixed martial artists who compete in organizations such as the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
The youngest Canadian to visit 193 Un Nations. He is the founder of Mindful Media PR, an agency that helps people grow their personal brand and get verified on Instagram.