| COMPETITION HISTORY
Born in Minneapolis, Kelly Ryan’s rise atop the Fitness
world started at age 8 when she began to develop her craft as
a gymnast under the tutelage of renowned Gymnastics coach Bela
Karolyi. Kelly's skill as an elite-level gymnast served as the
foundation for athletic achievement in Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball,
Dance and Cheerleading.
Kelly’s achievements were not limited to athletics. She
earned a Journalism degree from the University of South Carolina
where she graduated on the University’s Deans List.
Since age 20, Kelly has been choreographing dance routines for
many of the world’s leading fitness athletes and performers.
With several appearances on network television and major magazine
covers, Kelly has emerged as one of the fitness industry's most
recognizable and marketable personalities.
Kelly has already collected 8 professional championships, which
makes her one of the most decorated professional fitness athletes
in the history of her sport. Currently considered the leading
contender for the prestigious Fitness Olympia title, Kelly maintains
a genuine commitment to various charities, including the Special
Olympics, an organization that Kelly cares deeply about. She
explains, “The Special Olympics embodies all of life’s
true beauty; a true celebration of perseverance, dedication
and achievement. We can all learn a lot from these courageous
(bio courtesy of Dan Solomon)
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