Described as functional fitness athletes the BRAWLERS SIGN FIRST ROUND OF ATHLETES FOR INAUGURAL SEASON OF NATIONAL PRO FITNESS LEAGUE
The team embodies the core principles of integrity, toughness, ferocity and strength. Featuring both male and female functional fitness athletes, the DC Brawlers seeks to inspire the fight within.
Meet DC's Brawlers
Christy Adkins, 28, is a Washington, D.C. local who played Division I Lacrosse at George Washington University.
Janet Black, 40, is a native of Burnt Hills, NY who was a collegiate soccer player and named All-American.
Lindsay Bourdon, 28, is a two-time USA Junior Olympic Team Member and former University of Michigan gymnast from Cartersville, Georgia.
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Christian Harris, 27, is a New York native who played college football and earned 1st All-Conference. His specialties include heavy Olympic lifting and squatting.
Jerry Hill, 47, hails from Alexandria, Virginia and is a competitive powerlifter who played baseball in junior college and served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Alec Smith, 21, resides in Chesapeake, Va. and brings eight years of competitive gymnastics to the team. Taylar Stallings, 28, is a track and field athlete turned coach at University of South Florida. She specializes in powerlifting and currently resides in Tampa.
The DC Brawlers will kick-off their abbreviated regular season schedule with an away match against the Phoenix Rise on August 23 and another away game vs. New York Rhinos on September 7. The team’s inaugural home match will take place on September 13 vs. Philadelphia Founders.
The Brawlers have just signed the First Round of athletes for their inaugural season of National Pro Fitness League.
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About National Pro Grid League The National Pro Grid League is the world’s first professional spectator sport with co-ed teams that compete in human performance races. It’s a mainstream sporting league that is fan, TV and sponsor friendly. Each two-hour match features two 8-person teams (4 men, 4 women, one of each being over 40 years old) going head to head in a physically intense series of races. NPGL races are easy to follow and are played with pre-set, flexible rules designed to force teams to strategize. The NPGL has eight teams operating in Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Miami and San Francisco.
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