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IFBB Champion, Bodybuilder Jenny Lynn’s Obituary at 49


Sad to announce that 12-time IFBB pro-figure champion, bodybuilder Jenny Lynn’s obituary Revealed. Her friends confirmed her death news on Facebook on Sunday, July 18, 2021.

It is reported that Jenny Lynn-Powell died while sleeping. Her husband, Ricky, made every effort to save her life but was unsuccessful.

Competitive by nature, Jenny Lynn was born in Petaluma, California, grew up in the spotlight singing and dancing. As she grew, she started competing nationally in cheerleading, something that can often lead to a career in fitness.

Bodybuilder Jenny Lynn-Powell died at 49
IFBB champion, Bodybuilder Jenny Lynn’s cause of death is revealed

Lynn became an aerobics instructor soon after high school and found herself competing in aerobics.

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Bodybuilder Jenny Lynn’s Cause of Death Announced

“A seizure while sleeping” is reported as bodybuilder Jenny Lynn-Powell’s cause of death at 49. Jenny Lynn passed away after being a “12-time IFBB pro-figure champion.”

US day News doesn’t confirm or refuse this reason for his death, but we are waiting for more official information. If you have more information about it, we are eagerly waiting to get your words.

Jenny Lynn-Powell suddenly passed away
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It was at the time when Jenny Lynn-Powell started weight training that she discovered her natural tendency to put on muscle with relative ease. She immediately enrolled in her first fitness competition, and it took only one year for her to earn her pro card. This came about at the 2001 NPC USA Fitness Championships.

Jenny made the jump to Figure in 2003 when the IFBB instituted pro-figure competitions, starting competitions in fitness professionally for two years. Although she loved fitness, the figure would end up being her calling; so much so that she won the Figure International at the Arnold Classic in the first three years.

She won the Figure Olympia twice in 2006 and 2007. With those huge wins and a total of 11 other professional figure wins in her career, Jenny Lynn was one of the most successful figure competitors in the history of the sport.

Finally, she retired from competing after the 2009 Olympia.

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Contest History of Jenny Lynn-Powell

  • 2002 IFBB Arnold Classic And Internationals, New York Pro Fitness, Pittsburgh Pro Fitness, GNC Show Of Strength
  • 2003 IFBB Figure International, Night of Champions Figure, Figure Olympia, Pittsburgh Pro Figure, Figure, Show of Strength Pro Championship Figure
  • 2004 IFBB Figure International, Figure Olympia, Show of Strength Pro Championship Figure
  • 2005 IFBB Figure International, Figure Olympia, Sacramento Pro Championships Figure, San Francisco Pro Championships Figure
  • 2006 IFBB Colorado Pro Championships Figure, Pittsburgh Pro Figure, Figure Olympia
  • 2007 IFBB Figure Olympia
  • 2008 IFBB Figure Olympia
  • 2009 IFBB Jacksonville Pro, IFBB Europa, Figure Olympia

Reactions to Bodybuilder Jenny Lynn-Powell’ Death

Following the tragic news, several fans, friends, and supporters reacted and stated their condolences on social media websites.

Jenny Lynn-Powell passed away while sleeping

FitGems Nation tweeted: “This doesn’t seem real, but we regret to inform you that Jenny Lynn-Powell has passed away due to a seizure while sleeping last night. Our thoughts and prayers to her family, friends, and fans during this time. May she rest in peace.”

Jennifer K Morgan wrote on Facebook: “I am heartbroken to learn the recent news this morning of the passing and loss our dear friend and business partner Jenny Lynn-Powell. Jenny was an inspiration to everybody in the fitness world. Jenny had a heart of gold and she will be so very missed by everybody that new her including Steve Morgan and I. My heart breaks for her husband, doggie, family and friends that I know she loved so much and that loved her right back. We are going to miss you Jenny very so much. Today the world lost a Fitness Legend, and a sweet and beautiful soul. My heart is broken. Please let us all lift up Jenny’s loved ones in prayer.”

An online user wrote: “R.I.P. to our beautiful Iron Sister Jenny Lynn – Powell. Jenny-Lynn was a true Champion and Ambassador that inspired so many and loved by many. Very sad and shocked to learn of her sudden passing. May the Lord bless and hold your spirit always. My heart goes out to Jenny’s husband, family, and friends.”

Another posted: “Rest In Peace, Jenny Lynn-Powell! Grateful for all your love and blessings over the years.”

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  1. Chaundra July 18, 2021

    Wow I am completely shocked and saddened by this news. Jenny was an amazing woman. There’s a few from the fitness industry that keep in touch, and Jenny was really great at that. My deepest condolences and prayers go out to Ricky and to her entire family.

    1. US day News July 19, 2021

      Jenny Lynn’s death has broken our hearts. Our deepest condolences to the most excellent fitness figure’s family and friends. She will rest in paradise.

  2. Anonymous July 18, 2021

    Sleep in peace. You will always be the best in heart. My deepest condolences to all who love and cherish you.

    1. US day News July 19, 2021

      We are all shocked by the nicest bodybuilder, Jenny Lynn’s death news. May her soul rest in peace.

  3. Dawn Harris July 19, 2021

    What a loss to all of us. Ricky you have gone through so much and I hate that you have to go through this again. She’s a beautiful girl with a beautiful spirit. Taking away too soon

  4. Dawn Harris July 19, 2021

    My heart is breaking. Ricky you’ve been through so much. She was a very beautiful girl with a beautiful spirit. She will be missed by all.

    1. US day News July 19, 2021

      Jenny Lynn’s death has broken our hearts. Our deepest condolences to her family and friends. She will rest in paradise.


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