Bodybuilder George Peterson — AKA “Da Bull” — unexpectedly handed absent this 7 days at only 37, just days prior to he was scheduled to compete in a prime bodybuilding competitiveness.
“It is with excellent unhappiness that we report the surprising passing of George Peterson, a winner on stage and off,” officials from the Mr. Olympia competitiveness announced on social media.
Peterson was in Orlando when he died — making ready for the Olympia competitors — which kicks off Wednesday.
The result in of George’s dying is not yet distinct, but his coach and near good friend, Justin Miller — who located Peterson deceased — presented further aspects on his demise.
Miller claims Peterson was in outstanding spirits the night just before he died … and was pumped for the upcoming competitiveness.
Nevertheless, the following working day, Miller claims GP wasn’t responding to texts or mobile phone phone calls … so he grew to become apprehensive, and went to George’s hotel place.
Within, tragically, Peterson was confront down on the floor, cold. Nevertheless, Miller, determined to assist his close friend, referred to as 911 and was instructed to do CPR.
Unfortunately, Peterson — who possible passed numerous several hours earlier — could not be saved.
George was a frequent determine on the bodybuilding circuit … competing at demonstrates across the country, together with the Olympia 4 situations.
Peterson received the Basic Physique opposition at the 2019 Arnold Traditional.
A lot of persons from the bodybuilding and physical fitness earth — from athletes to fans — have expressed unhappiness at Peterson’s unpredicted passing.