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Rebecca Douglas (left). Amy-Claire Short (centre) and Amy Stevens prepare backstage for Miss Galaxy Universe, November 2014 competition.Miss Galaxy Universe is an all female fitness show based around performance and functionality; also offering the industry standard of bikini rounds, but adding a touch of showgirl elegance to the stage.┬ęPeter Dench/Getty Images Reportage

Rebecca Douglas (left). Amy-Claire Short (centre) and Amy Stevens prepare backstage for Miss Galaxy Universe, November 2014 competition.

Miss Galaxy Universe is an all female fitness show based around performance and functionality; also offering the industry standard of bikini rounds, but adding a touch of showgirl elegance to the stage.

┬ęPeter Dench/Getty Images Reportage