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Miss USA 2014 Nia Sanchez is a fourth-degree black belt in the Korean martial art of taekwondo who maintains her smoking-hot bikini body with a healthy diet and circuit-training workouts.
“I teach taekwondo,” Nia, 24, told Las Vegas Weekly. “I started training when I was 8, and I started teaching when I was 12, and I was a certified instructor when I was 15. It’s a good workout. It’s a full-body workout. I never get more tired working out than when I’m at the studio.”
Miss Universe 2013, Gabriela Isler appears in Vogue en Espanol. She is wearing Ports 1961 Gown and Cantamessa jewelry.
5 de 18 Gabriela Isler, Miss Universo 2013, acudió a la gala con la banda que rezaba su título sobre un vestido con tela de rejilla y bordados de color negro sobre un fondo marrón. Click here to view.
Nia Sanchez doesn’t feel like she’s ever been in any real physical danger. She has never felt threatened in public or feared she could be the victim of any type of violence.
There was, though, that one time a few years ago when she was in a public place and a jerk grabbed her by the wrist and pulled her in the opposite direction of the way she was going. Maybe the man was just joking around. Sanchez wasn’t going to stick around to find out, quickly using her martial arts training to get the man to remove his grip.
Miss Indiana USA Mekayla Diehl can add one more fan to her list: Miss USA Nina Sanchez.
During an appearance on the Today show this morning, the newly crowned beauty from Nevada only had nice things to say about the gal whose body became a social media hot topic on Saturday.
“I feel like this year we really had a healthy class of girls and that’s what the pageant is about. Not being skinny and having the clothes fall off your bones but being fit, healthy and active—and Makalia is,” Sanchez shared, adding: “We were at the gym working out together. She was telling me how she does different sports. We all do. Someone else did hockey and we had girls who were wrestlers,” she said. “It’s an active year.”
There was some tough competition for Miss USA 2014, but it was Nia Sanchez, Miss Nevada USA, who walked away wearing the crown!
The 24-year-old is gorgeous, obviously, but she’s much more than just a pretty face! Here are five things you need to know about the newly crowned Miss USA.