Friday, July 12, 2024

Gabriela “Gaba” Nuñez competes in first Body Building Competition


Born and raised San Pedrana Gabriela “Gaba” Nuñez competed in her first ever body building and fitness competition at the 2014 Mr. and Miss Costa del Caribe held on Saturday, April 26th in Cancun, Mexico. This was the fourth edition of the competition and it saw more than 50 men and women competing. The competition focused on the culture of sculpting the human body to achieve the greatest possible muscle definition.

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Held at the NovaSport Club, the competition’s categories included male beginners, male novice, male classifieds and men’s physique raid mode, whereas the ladies competed in bikini fitness and physical fitness. Gaba competed in the bikini physical fitness along with five other participants. “I can finally say I made it! I enjoyed competing; this part of my dream, but this is still just the beginning for me,” said Gaba about her first competition.

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Gaba is currently studying Health and Nutrition at Universidad Meso Americana San Agustin in Merida, Mexico. Over the years of study, Gaba developed a passion for fitness and is now an aspiring body builder. Gaba is a certainly dedicated and passionate. “The greatest victory is not winning against people, but winning against our selves. I didn’t win but I sure did enjoy it, and that was more than enough for me,” she said.

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Gaba may not have won, but she certainly isn’t giving up either. San Pedro Town and Belize is proud of you Gaba- you go girl!

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