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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson And Dany Garcia To Launch Athleticon With Major Fitness Stars

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson And Dany Garcia To Launch Athleticon With Major Fitness Stars
February 12, 2020 - 20:50 / Amanda Stanford

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and Dany Garcia are launching a fitness-filled entertainment Athleticon in October, and they have revealed which famous fitness celebs will attend.

A two day fitness event set to open this October

Two of the most renowned fitness moguls are joining forces for a two day Athleticon, bringing out some of the industry's most talented.

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Hosted in Atlanta on Oct. 10 and 11, the Athleticon will feature Julianne Hough and her KINRGY movement, Yoga Girl Rachel Brathen, Amanda Kloots and Brian MacKenzie on the wellness side, and pro and amateur competitors in the fields of UFC fighting, bodybuilding and basketball. 

“We’re excited to bring best-in-class experts across so many different areas to educate and entertain our audience and push them to the next level,” Johnson said in a press release.

Dwayne Johnson attends the premiere of Sony Pictures' "Jumanji: The Next Level" at TCL Chinese Theatre.

Johnson continues, "We are going to attempt to raise the bar with this one and create an environment and build a culture that will allow people to walk away better versions of themselves. Every tribe, under one roof. Let’s have some fun and achieve some greatness — together.”

“I couldn’t be more excited to unveil this first slate of Athleticon programming. These expressions tell our story so well through each key pillar — athletics, wellness, and entertainment — and include something for everyone," Garcia says. 

Producers Dany Garcia and Dwayne Johnson attend the premiere of "Racing Dreams" during the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival at SVA Theater.

Over the course of the weekend, attendees will be able to join in on workout classes, watch pro and amateur competitions or join in on a few and listen to keynote speakers and panels.