The First annual APFC was held at the prestigious Manhattan Center in New York. It was hosted by Comedian Mona Cooper and Olympic Gold medalist Maurice Green, with a special performance by Dominic Lacasse who holds the World Record for " The Human Flag". The Judges were KT Coates, Emil & Mario Valentino, Prana, Allegra, Dominic Lacasse. The performances were all incredibly unique & we would like to congratulate all of the athletes for exhibiting such talent, passion & dedication. Mika yoga Wear had the privilege of styling these amazing athletes! ( The women that is!) They looked absolutely incredible & we were incredibly flattered to have been able to be involved.
The champions are as follows: American Pole Fitness Champions™, Women's Division -Marlo, Men's Division -Steven Princeton Retchless.2nd Runner ups Zoraya Judd and David C. owen. 3rd runner ups Kyra Johannesen and Badazz. Pole Artist of the Year™, Amber Richard. Pole Athlete of the Year™, Zoraya Judd
Check out the behind the scenes footage of the photo shoot: www.youtube.com/polespinmagazine
The photo shoot took place in this amazing loft space provided by poleography. The space was incredible & everyone involved in the shoot was very motivated & a pleasure to work with. It was an absolute blast styling the girls & I simply adored each of them. Such strong & confident women!
Big thank you again to Tinu, the founder of the APFA & editor of Pole Spin Magazine & also to all of the athletes who wore our clothes in the shoot & performances. You ladies ROCK.