After the cancellation of the Ms. Olympia in 2014, ladies’s bodybuilding wanted a brand new world title. Due to Wings of Strength owner Jake Wood, the Rising Phoenix World Championship was shaped. The inaugural champion of that contest was “Marvelous” Margie Martin. She received the second version of that contest as nicely.
The 2015 and 2016 champion joined fellow ladies’s bodybuilder Isabelle Turell for a sit-down interview on The Match Rockstar Present. Turell requested her concerning the expertise that got here with that first contest.
“It was in San Antonio, so it was fairly nice. Identical to every other present, I simply wish to be known as,” stated Martin. “That’s the one factor you wish to do is goal to be known as as a result of in these different reveals, I wasn’t getting the primary callout.”
Martin went on to disclose that she was sleeping on a pal’s flooring and going by means of a divorce on the time as nicely. Despite all that adversity, she had received in Tampa earlier than going to Texas and momentum was in her favor. So, profitable that new title couldn’t have come at a greater time.
“That was what I used to be pushing for, simply to have the ability to have one thing simply to stay.”
Life clearly obtained higher for Martin and her household. She informed Turell that her youngest son is now in faculty, and he or she continues to be competing. She really completed third on the 2021 Ms. Olympia. Now her focus is on attempting to safe that title as nicely. Within the grand scheme of issues, she feels ladies’s bodybuilding is in a a lot better place now.
“Everyone seems to be extra beautiful, they’ve the lengthy hair, they’re glam, they usually’re wanting fabulous. I can’t be any prouder,” she informed her fellow bodybuilder. They went on to debate a number of different matters, together with different bodybuilding legends, choosing the right coach, and Martin’s position in inspiring different athletes and followers. Subscribe to the Wings of Strength to see this and each episode of The Match Rockstar Present, and don’t overlook to observe @fitrockstarshow on Instagram.