My contest photos!

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My contest photos!

#1 Postby Derek » Mon May 30, 2011 9:10 pm

Check out these shots from my first bodybuilding contest! The prejudging shots were: photos numbered 73-90 (I'm on the right)


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#2 Postby robert » Tue May 31, 2011 1:23 am

I know you're not complaining....but I can't believe the little guy placed above you. You have so much more muscle, more balance, more thickness, more everything. I just don't get it.....

Looking great in your photos man! If you were on stage with me in any of the shows I won, you would have won. No doubt about it!

Like I said on the phone....placings don't matter that much. On the same day, on another stage, you could have easily been in 1st place.

Now you have your prior self to compete against next time. Never worry about placings. Have fun, inspire others (as your photos and your physique and positive attitude does) and work to improve each and every time out. You'll be amazed at how you'll grow as a person too.

All the best!

You rock man!

I'm really proud of you!

Robert

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Re: My contest photos!

#3 Postby vegimator » Tue May 31, 2011 2:19 am

Yeah, you look the best of the three dudes in these photos. Congrats! Way to represent and hopefully you don't get robbed next time!

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Re: My contest photos!

#4 Postby chewybaws » Tue May 31, 2011 3:33 am

Well done man, looking huge and way to represent. The best vegan physique I've ever seen.

I'm not really much into bodybuilding but to me it looks like you'd easily have won over the black guy. But the other white guy I would say his back looks thicker, but you've got him on the chest. But I don't really know what they look for in these competitions!

Looking forward to see you progress from here, you're already huge!

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Re: My contest photos!

#5 Postby Derek » Tue May 31, 2011 8:25 pm

Thank you so much everyone! Your support really means a lot to mean. Yes, this defeat was disappointing, but like you said Robert I'm not complaining because it is fantastic fuel for the fire. I had an awesome quad workout today I'll post in my journal, and every time it got really tough I just reminded myself of my third place! I will come on stage with a better physique than this the next time, and I'd like to blow away the competition as icing! :). Robert, I'm honored in your faith that I'd be a worthy opponent, but I don't know about beating you! My arms have never been near 17 inches! Thanks for everything guys - time to get better!!
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Re: My contest photos!

#6 Postby Richard » Wed Jun 01, 2011 4:06 am

Surely no matter how unbiased judges try to be, even the most honest and fair person will still have their own preferences and what they consider to be more important.
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Re: My contest photos!

#7 Postby lobsteriffic » Wed Jun 01, 2011 9:13 am

congrats Derek - you look great!

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Re: My contest photos!

#8 Postby Derek » Wed Jun 01, 2011 9:00 pm

Thanks guys! I completely agree Richard, that's the nature of a subjective sport...
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Re: My contest photos!

#9 Postby dckur » Thu Jun 02, 2011 4:57 am

great shape! really inspiring, nice to see vegans with big mass.

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Re: My contest photos!

#10 Postby Derek » Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:00 pm

dckur wrote:great shape! really inspiring, nice to see vegans with big mass.


Thanks! Trying to add even more now, then on to refinement :)
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Re: My contest photos!

#11 Postby nonipwr » Fri Jun 03, 2011 10:15 am

Great JOB!!!

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Re: My contest photos!

#12 Postby Mitch1991 » Fri Jun 03, 2011 12:18 pm

Well done bud great standard

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Re: My contest photos!

#13 Postby Derek » Sat Jun 04, 2011 8:56 pm

Thanks you guys! Gotta get even better though! :)
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