EVENT: 2nd Annual American Pole Fitness Championships by Tinu and Pole FItness Magazine,October 14th, 2011

“The American Pole Fitness Championships, a pole dance sport event, will include 7 men and 7 women of the nation’s best pole fitness athletes demonstrating their jaw dropping skills, strength, and stamina competing in their respective genders for the nations coveted title, American Pole Fitness Champion. The star-studded gala will be heralded by TV personality Jenna Morasca of CBS TV hit series sole winner, Survivor and the newly launched Everyday Health TV series. The actress, an avid pole fitness practitioner herself, will be joined by New York’s very own Comedian Mona Cooper who will be returning for the 2nd time to MC the event.

Among the guest performers are 7 kids, 6-13 year old pole and aerial artists accompanied by their parents and teacher. They will dazzle the audience with their pole and acrobatic skills. It will be a first in the history of the sport normally reserved for adults. The affair is being billed as a family friendly event, welcoming kids of all ages. Kids under 13 years of age are allowed free admittance to the event.

APFA is working towards achieving broad demographic & national recognition for pole fitness as a mainstream sport, focusing attentions on the physical skills, gravity-defying technical abilities, poise, grace and elegance of performers. American Pole Fitness Association, (APFA) is an association established to educate and promote the art and sport of pole fitness in the United States and abroad.

APFA is the brainchild of fashion model turned singer-songwriter/entrepreneur Tinu. Tinu holds a degree in Finance and Marketing from the NYU, Stern School of Business. She is the publisher of the highly successful glossy magazine, Pole Spin, dedicated to the sport worldwide and the first and only to gain national and international retail distribution for the publication, available at such prominent retail outlets such as Barnes & Nobles bookstores. She is working on releasing her first book for by November 1, 2011 and a shoe themed fashion print magazine for, a shoe admirers social network website, set to launch in October, 2011. Pole Spin magazine will be celebrating its one-year anniversary at the championship’s after party and using the opportunity give back through its charity initiative drive, Pole For A Cause™. A portion of the sales of the magazine at the event will be donated to the HIV infected kids at Toto Love Foundation and American Cancer Society’s “Making Strides” in honor or Breast Cancer Awareness.

The Championship will be held on October 14, 2011 at the Manhattan Center, located at 311 West 34th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues). Tickets are available for purchase on the American Pole Fitness website www.americanpolefitness/ticket.

The Village Voice recently teamed up with the association as a media sponsor of the championship.

For any press related inquiries and for Press passes to attend the event please contact Jasmine Dale, Executive Assistant or Tinu the founder and organizer at 917-749-2732 [email protected]

-Press release & photos courtesy Tinu/Pole Fitness Magazine

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