Cumberland gal competes for pole title

Campbell River and the Vertical Gym are hosting the first B.C. pole fitness championships.

Nadyne Moldowan from Cumberland is competing for the title of B.C. pole fitness champion this weekend.

Campbell River and the Vertical Gym are hosting the first B.C. championships. This is the first year Canada has held regional competitions.

This event will be held Saturday at the Campbell River Community Centre. Competitors from around the province will compete for first place, first runner-up and second runner-up placements in divisions such as Amateur, Masters (40+) Semi Pro and Pro. A People’s Choice Award will also be presented to the audience’s favorite, not dependent upon division.

Judges are from around the world including Lou Landers of Australia, Estee Zakar from Denver and Crystal Lai, the previous Miss Pole Dance Canada.

Several door prizes and draws compliments of Campbell River businesses and other sponsorships will be given all during the competitions and an intermission performance.

An after-party will be held at the Paramount with exclusive performances by the judges, who are professional pole fitness champions.

Tickets at the door, the Vertical Gym at 850G 12th Ave. in Campbell River or online at

— The Vertical Gym