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2020: PSO in Review

2020: PSO in Review

2020 was a year for the books. We don't think anyone could have predicted how it would unfold when we looked forward to the new year in 2019. Nevertheless, we made the most of it. We celebrated 1,446 of your #PSOmoments across 14 stages - in person and virtual. As we run into 2021, let's take a look at what we shared in this bizarre year of 2020!

January - March 

  • 3 in person competitions
    • PSO Germany, Golden Gate, and Austria

April - June

  • Launched our PSO Showcases
    • Pro Showcase
    • Unicorn Showcase
    • #AmplifyMelanatedVoices: A Black Girls Pole (BGP) + PSO Showcase Fundraiser - raised $4,630 for Color of Change
    • Unicorn 7 Deadly Sins Showcase
  • Launched virtual competitions with new categories: Edited Videos, No Pole No Problem
    • PSO United and PSO United AD
  • Launched PSO Online

July - September

  • PSO United Europe, Pacific, Emerald, Central, Southwest/Southeast, and Virgo

October - December

  • PSO Libra, Scorpio, and Sagittarius
  • We awarded our 2020 National Champions.
    • 2020 PSO US National Pole Champion - Meg Austin
    • 2020 PSO US National Pole Art Champions - Meri Burgess & Sammy Wong
  • Congratulated our 2020 Amateur of the Year - Dorcas Marie
    • Amateur of the Year - Dorcas Marie
Fond Remembrances
This year, our community faced some highs and lows. We faced some untimely farewells to members of our pole family. We invite you to honor them by sharing your fond remembrances here. Feel free to share how you met, their impact on your life, funny stories, etc.
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Even with all the curve balls 2020 threw at us, we are looking forward to 2021 with renewed energy. Thank you all for your patience and support as we navigated the unknown and new waters this year. Happy holidays and love from the PSO family.