If you thought that all of the excitement at the 2011 Olympia occurred on stage, then you only just arrived at the party.
The events taking place backstage tell a story of triumph, defeat and the camaraderie between the fiercest competitors in the world looking to take that top prize.
Check out photographer Charles Lowthian's glimpse at the behind-the-scenes Olympia action.
2011 Olympia Weekend:
Backstage Pass Slideshow
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