Tributes are pouring in for Angie Dowds, the popular trainer, who jumped to her death last week at Beachy Head near Eastbourne, East Sussex, a notorious suicide spot.
She appeared on The Biggest Loser in the U.K. since its origination in 2005.The fitness trainer had reportedly battled drink and drug problems in the past. Dowds received a Personal Instructor of the Year Great Britain award in 2006. Canadian-born Dowds moved to the UK when she was four.
Davina McCall, English television presenter and actress, most notable as the host of the UK version of Big Brother, has led tributes to Dowds. A message posted on McCall's verified Twitter account read: Rest in peace Angie Dowds @angechops. So so sad.
Among other tributes, there is one from Natalie Dowds, saying she is Angie’s younger sister. Her post at the star’s Facebook site says: My big sis sleep with the angels rip xxxxx.
So many of her fans continue to put messages on twitter. Shocked to hear of Angie Dowds death, tweeted user imoandc12. You where great Angie and you set the bar for the rest of the pt's, from user JasynSavage.
The Biggest Loser, based on the hit U.S. series of the same name, sees competitors battle to lose the most weight over eight weeks in a bid to clinch a £25,000 prize.