Sam and I had the idea of posting up a thread and updating it weekly showing my progression up until my contests. On Nov 10, I plan on competing at the 2006 NPC Nationals (highest level amateur show in North America.). I plan on stepping on stage at about 235-240, almost 15 lbs heavier than my Collegiate Nationals weight of 224. Being 22 years old, I will most likely be one of the youngest, if not youngest competitor in the Super Heavyweight class, but I plan on showing up in the best form that I can. Here are some pics 8 weeks out of the Nationals.