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Campbell River woman has chance to make a mark in bodybuilding

Nicole Janveaux is vying to become the North American spokesmodel for a weightbelt company. - Photo submitted
Nicole Janveaux is vying to become the North American spokesmodel for a weightbelt company.
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A Campbell River woman is in the running to become the face of a weightlifting equipment company.

But she needs some help.

Don’t worry, she can take care of the heavy lifting, all you have to do is go online and vote for her.

“I am a local athlete and fitness enthusiast, who is currently in the running to become the North American spokesmodel for Cardillo Weightbelts, which is the largest and most known weightbelt company in the world,” says Nicole Janveaux. “This is a huge opportunity for not only myself but it would also bring a lot to our small community. I am the only Canadian left and right now (the contest started with 64 women), I am in third place, but it’s very close (140 votes) and only the top two will move on.”

Voting is done through social media (Facebook).

“I need all the local support I can get,” Janveaux says. “You vote by going to the Cardillo Weightbelts Facebook page. You can also find the link on mine (Nicole Janveaux Fitness).”

Click on the contest link “Cardillo Fab 4”; find her picture – Nicole Janveaux – then “like” and “share.” Each “like” and “share” is one vote each for a possible two votes per person. You can also tag your friends and ask them to do the same.

Janveaux has the qualifications for the job. She has been very involved in the fitness community and recently placed first in women’s bodybuilding for all of Western Canada.

She is a 35-year-old mother of two who grew up in Tahsis before moving to Campbell River.

Janveaux is currently training for an international events qualifier in Winnipeg this August.

And she appreciates the support.

“I would also like to say thank you for all the amazing and supportive people out there – some of whom I have never met in person,” she says. “It’s very humbling to have so many great people out there supporting and sharing in my dreams and goals. You guys drive me and inspire me to push farther and harder.

“Some of the girls have thousands of followers on Facebook and for me to be in third just goes to show the support you have given me.”

Why should you vote for Janveaux to represent Cardillo Weightbelts?

“Fitness is my life, it encompasses who I am. I have poured my heart and soul into it.

“I have committed everything that I am to this journey.

“I have overcome so much in my life to get to where I am today. I hope to empower others. To show them that it is not what you have been through but the path you choose in life. To fight for what you want and believe in yourself. That you have the power to change your life. I chose this (accompanying) picture because it’s symbolic of who I am – determined, strong, hardworking.

“With me what you see is what you get. It would be a huge honor to represent the best weightbelt manufacturer in the world and continue to hope to inspire others to chase their dreams no matter how big.”

The last day for this Round of the contest is March 5. Then there will be one more round to pick the top.

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