2011 Road To The Olympia: The Gift, Unwrapped

See how this man lifted his way to the ranks of legends and how he plans to permanently inscribe his name in the halls of greatness.

Phil Heath doesn't need to be told anything about the Olympia - he's been 5th, 3rd, heck even 2nd place. And if "The Gift" has one specialty, overcoming adversity is it.

But why did this collegiate basketball player switch gears and start pounding weight, eventually laying siege to every bodybuilding competition that crossed his path? The answer is the challenge. Heath loves pushing himself to the limit physically and mentally, and as far as he's concerned, his rise is limitless.

His journey proves that he has what it takes to be the best, to be the last man standing and holding the Sandow trophy. Every great man has a great story - Phil's is no different. See how this man lifted his way to the ranks of legends and how he plans to permanently inscribe his name in the halls of greatness.

2011 Road To The Olympia: Phil Heath

Watch The Video - 15:52



Phil-ological Timeline


Phil Heath 2010 Olympia

Nickname: "The Gift"
Born: December 18, 1979
Residence: Arvada, CO

BODY STATS:
Height: 5'9"
Arms: 22"
Thighs: 32"
Calves: 20"
Waist: 29"
Neck: 18.5"
Off-Season Weight: 275 lbs
Competition Weight: 240 lbs


'03 NPC Northern Colorado - 1st

Men's Novice & Open Overall Champ

'03 NPC Colorado State - 1st

Men's Light-Heavyweight

'04 NPC Colorado State - 1st

Men's Heavyweight & Overall

'05 NPC Junior Nationals - 1st

Men's Heavyweight & Overall (Awarded Pro Card)

'06 IFBB Colorado Pro Show - 1st
'06 IFBB New York Pro - 1st
'07 IFBB Arnold Classic - 5th
'08 IFBB Ironman Pro - 1st
'08 IFBB Arnold Classic - Runner-Up
'08 IFBB Mr. Olympia - 3rd
'09 IFBB Mr. Olympia - 5th
'10 IFBB Arnold Classic - 2nd
'10 IFBB Mr. Olympia - 2nd






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