Pro Bodybuilder Beverly Direnzo passed away at the age of 49 this week.
It’s been reported that pro Women’s Open bodybuilder Beverly Direnzo has passed away. The news was first confirmed by Beverly’s husband, who took to Instagram to share the news. This has been a hard time for the bodybuilding community as death spikes up in numbers.
Beverly has received so much love and messages on her Facebook page when the news about her passing came out. Her husband confirmed the passing of Beverly in a short message:
“RIP.. MY LOVE ETERNAL..PASSED THE WAY SHE WANTED AT PEACE FALLING ASLEEP TOGETHER…NO MORE PAIN”
Beverly Direnzo had some of the most entertaining routines during her career. She climbed up in NPC ranks and later turned pro. Her first love was gymnastics and she incorporated her moves into her routines.
Beverly owned her own gym and is known for being one of the kindest people to be around and work with. She always encouraged her friends and clients to push hard and be the best they can possibly be.
Beverly Direnzo had a career in bodybuilding spanning 16 years. She competed regularly at pro shows organized in the Florida area. Her pro career began in 2000, she established herself to be a top competitor in women’s bodybuilding during a time when the division was shrinking. Her most notable showings include the Tampa Pro and winning the NPC National Championships.
We here at the Generation Iron Fitness Networks send our deepest condolences to the friends and family of Beverly Direnzo.
Beverly Direnzo’s Contest History
- 2010 IFBB Europa Battle of Champions 11th
- 2010 IFBB Tampa Pro Bodybuilding Weekly Championships 18th
- 2009 IFBB Atlantic City Bodybuilding, Fitness & Figure Championships 10th
- 2009 IFBB Tampa Pro Bodybuilding Weekly Championships 8th
- 2009 IFBB New York Womens Pro 11th
- 2008 NPC Tampa Bay Bodybuilding & Figure Contest 8th
- 2007 NPC National Championships 1st
- 2007 IFBB North American Championships 2nd
- 2007 NPC USA Bodybuilding And Figure Championships 4th
- 2005 NPC USA Bodybuilding & Figure 9th