Shannon Petralito – Figure and Bikini Athlete

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Shannon Petralito, a newly crowned Ms. Figure Universe 2011 recently shared some of her incredible fitness background! would like to thank you for your leadership and inspiration to others involved in fitness!

Here’s what Shannon had to share with us!

1. Briefly share with us your background (Education, Interests, etc.)?

My name is Shannon Petralito, I am 35 years young and live in  Southern Massachusetts. I am a mix of Irish, Italian, German & Polish.

I was born on April 3rd making me a true Aries! I am married to my amazing husband and we have one son together, his name is Anthony. They are my biggest supporters and I thank God everyday for bringing them into my life.

I currently hold a BS from the University of Massachusetts Boston, my Paralegal  Certification from Northeastern University & my Personal Training certification through ISSA.

I currently work as a CPT & Spokes Model for Trim Fit Weight Loss Water. I recently started my own Personal Training Business by the name of Team Petralito Personal Training, I hope to own my own studio one day.

I am also a Coach for Cathy Savage Fitness.

2. Who has inspired you the most to succeed as a Fitness Competitor?

Well, I have a few inspirations, first my team & my coaches at Cathy Savage Fitness have inspired me & continue to inspire me to believe in myself & to always set goals & be the best that I can be.

It is through CSF that I was fortunate enough to meet & become friends with two of my biggest role models/inspirations. Lori Harder & Lindsay Messina exemplify what it means to be  successful, kind-hearted & classy in the fitness industry. I can only hope to follow in the footsteps of these two beautiful & amazing women who inspire so many!

3. What competitions have you made appearances in? From these, what were your placements (titles won)?

  • Figure Universe 2011 in Miami – Won the World Title of Mrs. Figure Universe ,  Placed 5th in Bikini Classic.
  • Fitness New England Championships : Figure Classic 1st Place, Bikini Classic 3rd 2010
  • Fitness New England Championships: Overall Figure Champion
  • Figure Universe: Figure Tall top 5
  • NPC Jay Cutler Classic: Figure B 1st Place
  • NPC Team Universe: Figure D 16th Place 2009
  • NPC Atlantic States: Figure B 6th Place

4. When is your next upcoming show? What will be your competing class?

I will be competing in the Fitness America Championships in Las Vegas on November 18th & 19th. I will be competing in both Figure and Bikini.

5. Where can fans find out more about you (website, published magazines, etc.)?

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