Cranbrook physique athlete Rachel Anderson.

Cranbrook physique athlete Rachel Anderson.

Cranbrook physique athlete lands NPAA pro card

Cranbrook's Rachel Anderson scores novice win and NPAA pro card in Calgary

For The Townsman

Cranbrook’s Rachel Anderson landed her Natural Physique and Athletics Association (NPAA) pro card last week following a first-place finish in novice bikini model competition in Calgary.

Anderson, 18, also finished third in open competition, which featured 19 competitors, as well as fourth in elite pro competition.

The local physique athlete trains out of Aspire2bfit Training Facility alongside renowned trainer Laurie Dickson.

Next up, Anderson is set to compete in May 2016, where she will pursue her International Federation of Physique Athletes (IFPA) pro card in order to represent Cranbrook at the 2016 IFPA Yorton Cup world championships.