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Tramble is Johnny-on-the-spot for Mr. PG

John Tramble, Mr. July, is elated after being crowned Mardi Gras Snow Daze Mr. Prince George 2013 Friday night at Coast Inn of the North. Runner-up Mr. February, Peter Campbell. Not saying the judges were partial to fine physiques – but both local men are fitness buffs.     - Teresa MALLAM/Free Press
John Tramble, Mr. July, is elated after being crowned Mardi Gras Snow Daze Mr. Prince George 2013 Friday night at Coast Inn of the North. Runner-up Mr. February, Peter Campbell. Not saying the judges were partial to fine physiques – but both local men are fitness buffs.
— image credit: Teresa MALLAM/Free Press

John Tramble, Mr. July, took the top title Friday night in the 2013 Mardi Gras Snow Daze Mr. Prince George Pageant.

Amid screams of approval from a mostly female audience, Tramble was presented with the ceremonial cloak and crown. Fitness trainer Peter Campbell is runner-up in the competition. Baxter Goertz, Mr. September, won the Mr. Congeniality prize.

This year, the popular event, which officially opens the Snow Daze winter festival, included a cleverly choreographed group dance to music and songs of the 1980s (choreographer Jana Phillips). There was a talent portion giving contestants a chance to show their versatility  – who can forget Campbell as Cupid? And in the fashion segment of the show, the men modelled formal, casual and sleepwear clothes which meant the chance to show off some chest, leg and arm muscle.

The annual event is a fundraiser for Snow Daze events.

 

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