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MONK TAKES VEGAS PHYSIQUE COMPETITION

Greg Monk takes the physique division of the USA National Bodybuilding Championships

Gregory LG Monk, 28, of Maite, Guam competes at the IFBB Pro Card at 2017 NPC USA Bodybuilding Championships and IFBB Pro Qualifier. Photo courtesy of NPC News Online.

PRESS RELEASE – Gregory LG Monk was named Classic Physique Class C Champion at the 2017 NPC USA Bodybuilding Championships and International Federation Bodybuilding (IFBB) Pro Qualifier in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 28 – 29. The event was held on Saturday, July 29 at the University of Las Vegas.  Also in July, Monk was named Classic Physique Overall Champion at Jon Lindsay’s 2017 Patriots Challenge.

Monk embarked on his fitness journey competing locally and winning Middle Weight division at 2010 Michelob Ultra Guam Bodybuilding, 2nd place at the 2011 Middle Weight division, 2nd place middle weight division at the 2012 Michelob Ultra Guam Bodybuilding, light heavy division champion at the 2013 Michelob Ultra Guam Bodybuilding, competed at the 2014 NPC Emerald Cup in Seattle, light heavy division champion at the 2016 Michelob Ultra Guam Bodybuilding, 2nd place at the 2016 Emerald Cup in Seattle, competed at the 2016 NPC Miami National Bodybuilding Championships.

Monk, 28, of Maite, Guam, is a personal trainer at Paradise Fitness and is the co-founder of COR-6 and COR-4 fitness programs.

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