Evan has been a staple figure in the bodybuilding and fitness world since earning his pro status in 2007. Evan went on to make his pro debut at the New York Pro in 2009 where he took first place. He has set the standard for the Animal Pak brand and what it means to be an Animal Athlete.
Few people know that early in his career John was a world champion in powerlifting and broke 12 world records in the sport before transitioning to bodybuilding. He earned his pro card in 2016 and made his debut at the 2016 Europa in Phoenix, Arizona. John has a master’s degree in nutrition and a bachelor’s in exercise science. He is also a Registered Dietitian and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
In the world of international powerlifting, there are few names as well known as the “Boss," Dan Green. Dan holds the world record for raw squat without wraps at 783lb in the 220lb weight class. Dan has combined years of training and knowledge in the sport of powerlifting in the running of his two successful businesses, Boss Barbell Club and Mountain View Fitness in Northern California.
If someone got called a “freak” in everyday life, it would be insulting-but rarely is bodybuilding ever normal. IFBB Pro Shawn Smith is a freak through and through, and it puts a smile on his face to hear it. A walking block of muscle, Shawn turned pro in 2018 and has been scratching and clawing his way through the professional ranks. As he moves up the industry ladder, there’s no doubt he’ll be turning heads from every direction. Keep your eye on him.
Turning pro after having completed only two shows, Renee perfectly represents the IFBB Wellness division. Diligent, logical, and intense, Renee brings the heat not only to the gym floor but to the stage as well. Looking to capitalize on her success, she’s targeting her pro debut in 2021, and if the past is indicative of the future, she will be in the mix on the big stage.
You know Andrew for his powerlifting prowess. He's a former world record holder in raw total for 242lb class, former 3-time world record holder for wrapped squat at 242, and ranked 4th all-time in both the raw and wrapped division. Not to be outdone by his feats of strength, Andrew was also a Division 1 wrestler at Duke University, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competitor under Ralph Gracie, and currently works as a Firefighter/LEO/EMT. He may just be the most well-rounded Animal on the roster.
When you look up “dedication” in the dictionary, you’ll see a picture of Gary “G-Six” Turner. An NPC National-level bodybuilder who has been in the game for over a decade, G-Six is always on point. Missed meals or training isn’t a part of his vocabulary, and that discipline results in steady progress year after year. Having placed top 10 nationally multiple times, Gary is on the hunt for the ever-coveted IFBB Pro card. He will not stop until it sits comfortably on his trophy mantle.