"This is a day that we bring sports from all over the world to Shreveport." Says Robert Superman Blount
It's the annual Fit 4 Life Weekend
American Strong Man contest, USA Arm wrestling, Tae-Kwon-Do, Boxing. Just a few of the many events at the Shreveport Convention Center - and it's all being put on by Robert Superman Blount
"It inspires the parent that can teach the child and that's what we want to do." Blount says
The Fit 4 Life weekend is bringing strong competition to Shreveport, but it's also bring money.
It's great for the economic impact with people coming in and learning and enjoying our city.
and many people agree that fitness and staying fit is not only important --- it's a must.
The more you get into it- it just becomes your passion
It's really taxing- it's good for training
lot of heart and a lot of training
An estimated 16,000 health and fitness enthusiasts take part making the Fit 4 Life weekend the largest multi-sport event in Louisiana
It's putting Shreveport where we want it -- and that's in the world's eye.
Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.