From Venezuela to Amsterdam to Trinidad & Tobago, Betty Adkins finally settled in Miami, FL to focus on her successful body building career. Now, the 2008 Miss Olympia finalist dedicates her life to helping others start, maintain or transform their fitness lifestyle like Carol City-born rapper, Flo Rida. Adkins shares her thoughts on the transformation of the fitness industry through social media, the injuries that creep up through the years and her dream to one day return to Caracas. Oh, and she chooses one delicious South Florida adopted food staple, croquetas or tequeños?
U.S. Army World Class Athlete Spc. Alejandro “Alex” Sancho recently qualified to the Tokyo Olympic Games for the Greco-Roman 67kg class. Apart from missing South Florida’s famous coladas and pastelitos, the Miami-native shares how he stepped up his mental game to finally make it to the United States Olympic squad.
Carlos “El pescadito” Ruíz
After playing in Guatemala, México, Paraguay, Greece, Canada and the United States, Carlos “El Pescadito” Ruíz calls South Florida home… for now. Pescadito shares how his footy adventure all started in Colonia Bello Horizonte to holding a World Cup qualifying world record that may be soon reached by Cristiano Ronaldo. Fish also tells us about his mission to helping Guatemalan youth through soccer, a quick how-to drink Mezcal lesson and details of his autobiography coming soon!
Patricia Galindo was part of the Venezuelan delegation in multiple international domino competitions until she was faced with an opportunity to leave everything behind and move to Miami. Patico shares how she fell in love with one of the most famous board games in the world, how it reminds her of home and why it should become an olympic sport!