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Whew! After 16 contestants, two weeks and three rounds of voting, we're thrilled to announce that Nichole Peterson of Barry's Bootcamp is SF's Hottest Trainer 2015!
It's not enough to say it was a close race—it was a SUPER CLOSE RACE. Nichole nudged out the guys' frontrunner Jonathan "JJ" Jordan of Equinox Pine Street by only one vote. Yes, you read that correctly, ONE VOTE. We had our tech guru verify and he confirmed that all 1,911 votes came from individual IP addresses. He couldn't believe it: "This is too cool to just say this person won by one vote," he says. Then, he provided the following screen shots to share. (Thanks, Shaun.)
We had votes from all across the US and the world (including 42 from Germany??), but, no surprise, most votes came from Cali—and Nichole grabbed the bulk here.
We hope snagging the title brings Nichole all sorts of success like shiny new surfboards, social media superstardom and multiple new clients.
If you're ready to get in the best shape of your life, check out Nichole's class schedule here and follow her on Instagram.
Huge round of applause and thanks to all the incredible trainers who participated this year!