SITES: MuscleGallery, USAMuscle
"Joel Thomas is a new bodybuilding star. While we watched the 2010 NPC Nationals in Atlanta, which is the largest amateur championships in the US, we found out that every photographer, every magazine editor, and everybody else involved in the bodybuilding industry were only talking about one athlete: JOEL THOMAS. Once we saw him we knew why: he is simply huge, blond, good looking, All-American kinda guy. And on top of that he is a great character to meet. He is a truly exceptional athlete. And at only 26 years he has a bright future ahead!"
2010 NPC National Championships
"The NPC National Bodybuilding Championships are the pinnacle of the amateur bodybuilding contest season where top bodybuilders from all over the country vie for a chance to earn professional bodybuilder status. Without a doubt, the National Championships is the most anticipated top-level amateur bodybuilding contest of the year. The evening show finals video feature the top five competitors in their respective weight classes as they perform their choreographed posing routines and receive their hard-earned trophies. Professionally-shot and produced with both wide shot and close-up camera angles, this video brings you closer than a front-row seat!"
Joel Thomas Prepares for IFBB North American ChampionshipsAugust 30, 2011
"In preparing for his second national level show in as many seasons Joel Thomas believes he has made gains and the necessary adjustments to continue to make a positive impression in his pursuit of professional status. Under IFBB Pro Ben Pakulski adjustments were made to training and nutrition to better prepare the twenty seven year old to do battle amongst the top athletes in Cleveland. Though flat and lacking energy during this video Thomas was excitedly anticipating his carb loading stage that he expects to fill out is frame with big full muscles and fine tune his mental focus."