Shawn Rhoden’s victory became the main bodybuilding sensation in 2018. The sportsman who had never been noticed before made a great improvement and dethroned Phil Heath who held the champion title for seven years. Such a victory is hard to forget.
This year Shawn was banned from competing. Moreover, the Olympia managers may forbid him to take part in the contest forever. The situation could become a breaking point for anyone, however, Shawn manages to take it with dignity. The former Mr. Olympia keeps training hard regardless of any life circumstances and now looks ready to compete.
In order to prove that he’s not giving up, Shawn posted a photo of himself the morning after the Olympia contest. The Instagram post of Rhoden became a demonstration of his devotion to the sport and his aims. It’s also another reminder of his strength and confidence.
“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”, – wrote Shawn to explain his position. The photo made Shawn’s fans guessing whether his current physique is good enough to become champion once again this year.
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The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals. This picture was taken Sunday morning after the 2019 MrOlympia. I am so thankful for my supporting cast for pushing me and never allowing for a second for me to just give up, give in and quit. @therealtechnician keep asking for Pictures everyday and my sponsor @olimp_born_in_the_gym @olimp_sport_nutrition for providing me with the best products. Thanks @stanimal9 love you brother and @thecharlesglass and @clay_slay_all_day for beating me in the ground day I And day out . ♾♾ #thebestisyettocome #borninthegym . Can’t wait to get ready for the next prep . 📷📸🎥 @charleslowthian