Greenville gets fit, Convention Center hosts first Fit-Con

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – FitCon-NC is in Greenville this weekend. It’s a state-wide fitness competition which includes more than 300 competitors.

Saturday also included the State Weightlifting Championship. Some of the fittest athletes in the state competed in these high-octane workouts that demand the utmost strength, speed, and stamina.

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Jarold Sasser won the Elite Men’s division, cashing in with a $600 prize.

The team of “Quad Squad” out of Wilmington won the Elite Women’s division.

With CrossFit growing in popularity, operations coordinator Justin Cobb says he’s proud to see Greenville take a part in the fitness movement.

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“It’s going to be a weekend celebrating fitness,” says Cobb. “We’re going to see some great competition. We’re going to see some pro-level athletes coming in, as well as beginners, which is awesome that everyone can come together on one single floor and compete, and still have a great time.”

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For more information, click here to visit FitCon-NC’s website. For the 2015 results, check out the Legacy Series Facebook page, here.

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