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UFC Champ Georges St-Pierre to visit Toronto and Montreal

TORONTO, ON – Canadians can spot MMA legend and world champion, Georges St-Pierre in Toronto and Montreal at local Sport Chek and Sports Experts stores later this month and early December. He will be in town to meet his fans and to celebrate the success of his best-selling fitness program, GSP Rushfit.

St-Pierre will make his first stop at Toronto’s Sherway Gardens Mall on Saturday, November 26, 2011. He will be available at Sport Chek for signing and media Q&A from 10:00am to noon. Montreal fans can meet him at the St. Catherine Sports Experts location on Sunday, December 4, 2011, also during 10:00am to noon. For location details, visit: .

Northern Response International Ltd. (“Northern Response”) is the proud distributor of GSP Rushfit in Canada. GSP Rushfit has become one of the top selling fitness DVD series of all time by a professional athlete in just one year. “We are all very excited about Georges visiting Toronto and Montreal to celebrate GSP Rushfit’s first anniversary. It’s truly something to celebrate and we’re honoured to be the official Canadian distributor!” says Don Cameron, V.P. of Marketing at Northern Response.

GSP Rushfit is an eight-week training program designed by St-Pierre and his trainer, Erik Owings, to offer the intense MMA-style training that has made St-Pierre one of the fittest athletes on the planet. It includes seven high intensity workouts on six DVDs, with two training guides. If followed correctly, this program makes the promise of a better body, better stamina and more strength.

“After eight weeks on this program, you may not want to step into the cage with me…but you’ll look like you could,” claims Georges St-Pierre.

Sport Chek and Sports Experts welcome all fans to come out for a photo and autograph. For more information on his visit, please go to: .

About GSP

Georges “Rush” St-Pierre, also known as “GSP,” is a Canadian professional mixed martial artist and UFC world champion who holds black belts in both Kyokushin karate and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Georges also trains in additional disciplines such as boxing, wrestling and Muay Thai. In 2006, he became the UFC Welterweight Champion. He lost the title in 2007 but subsequently regained it in front of his hometown fans of Montreal in 2008 and hasn’t lost a single title defense since then. Now recognized as one of the planet’s best pound-for-pound MMA fighter and all around athlete, GSP lives in Montreal but travels around the world to train with the best coaches and training partners in all disciplines.

Northern Response is the largest infomercial company in Canada and the largest international syndicator of third-party DRTV programming in the world. The company is a multi-channel distributor selling products across a diverse range of platforms including DRTV, live shopping, on-line, print, and retail in over 90 countries worldwide. Northern Response has distributed over 1,000 infomercials since 1984 with global retail sales totaling more than 1 billion dollars. Northern Response is based in Toronto, Canada.