Words by U-Ned Algabre
Photos by Angela Camaquin and Ryan Sedan


After 25 mercenaries battled for the elusive title, two dominated this year’s primeval themed showdown of Slimmers World International and took home the title as Mr. and Ms. Great Bodies 2017. The show was exciting, visually stimulating yet gruelling where all contenders gave their very best from aerobics, creative posing, comparison rounds and the Q&A. All showed enthusiasm and passion as they went through each of the competition’s rounds. At the end of the evening’s extravaganza, garnering the highest points among the awe-inspiring men and women with bodies fit for deities were named and bagged the elusive titles.

Ms. Great Bodies 2017- Cheska Gonzales
Mr. Great Bodies 2017 – Art Guerrero
1st runner up
Male – Joseph Villalobos
Female – Selvina Ching
2nd runner-up
Male – Arnold Salas
Female – Charlotte Prado

Here are some highlights of the competition.