Crosby stages martial arts, bodybuilding tilts (Philippine Star)

MANILA, Philippines – The second edition of the Gemmalyn Crosby Sports Festival will be held at the SMX Convention Center at the Mall of Asia on Aug. 29 and 30.

Bodybuilding and Filipino martial arts competitions highlight the two-day event being promoted by celebrated lady bodybuilder Gemmalyn Crosby.

Expo event featuring different sports merchandises will also be staged in the event.

“We want to have as many sports as possible but the schedule is very tight, so probably we’ll do it by next year,” said Crosby, during yesterday’s PSA Forum at Shakey’s Malate with Maricel Pangilinan.

Entries from the United States, India, Malaysia, and Australia are seeing action in the bodybuilding competitions, while eskrima and arnis will be showcased in the Filipino martial arts.

Born and raised in Dipolog, the US-based Crosby said hopes to add boxing, 3×3 challenge, and powerlifting when she holds the third staging of the annual meet.