Adams was selected by invite only to compete in the IFBB 2015 Men’s Physique category of 7 categories in Columbus, Ohio.
By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.
March 6, 2015
Columbus, Ohio – On Friday, Andre Adams, 29, of Kenosha was one of 11 men who competed in the 2015 Arnold Classic Men’s Physique category taking place in Columbus from March 5-8. Ten men from the U.S., including Adams and one from Brazil competed in the Men’s Physique for the International Federation of Bodybuilders (IFBB) Division (category) title.
Adams placed 7th in the Men’s Physique IFBB category in Ohio and advances to Joe Weider’s Mr. Olympia (Team USA) competition in Las Vegas taking place in September 17-20. Adams is the first powerlifting holding record athlete from Wisconsin to be invited to both the Arnold IFBB and Joe Weider’s Mr. Olympia competition events.
On November 28, 2014, Adams placed first in the Ferrigno Legacy Classic (IFBB Men’s Physique Division) held in Santa Barbara, CA.
Adams is a graduate from Lakeview Technology Academy (Kenosha); a graduate of Gateway Technical College; studied engineering at MSOE, is a 10-year mechanical engineer at Centrisys Corp. (Kenosha) and received scholarships from the Mary Lou Mahone Foundation and Kenosha Business Alliance.
Adams resides in Kenosha, Wisconsin and is the proud father of two daughters, Nataliah (4) and Avah (1). He is the proud son of Yolanda Santos Adams, the President and CEO of the Urban League of Racine and Kenosha, former President of the Kenosha Unified School Board and member of LULAC and the NAACP. Santos Adams is a former candidate for the Kenosha County Board of Supervisors (2010), in 2009, Santos Adams was elected State Deputy Director for League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC).
Men competing in the Men’s Physique category are:
● Mathew Acton – USA
● Andre Adams – USA
● Michael Anderson – USA
● Mark Anthony – USA
● Anton Antipov – USA
● George Brown – USA
● Felipe de Franco – Brazil
● Xavisus Gayden – USA
● Sadik Hadzovic – USA
● Jason Poston – USA
● Rodney Razor – USA