2009 Mr.O predictions-
- 08-20-2009, 04:28 PM
- 08-20-2009, 04:30 PM
After looking at recent pics of Phil Heath, I'd be shocked if he's not top 3. In fact, he just might take it all.RTR.
08-20-2009, 04:55 PM
08-20-2009, 05:18 PM
08-20-2009, 05:18 PM
Here's the infamous Heath "cramp" video from 7/18/09. Before he goes down, you can see the drastic improvements he's made in the past off-season.
[ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPCgFx5LJuU"]YouTube - Phil Heath Guest Posing - 7/18/09[/ame]
08-20-2009, 05:27 PM
08-20-2009, 05:46 PM
Disclaimer - these can change w/o notice!
08-21-2009, 05:49 PM
08-21-2009, 06:01 PM
no doubt phil heath looks great, and if the judging was totally impartial, he would def. have a shot at the title. he can stand next to anyone. i just don't think he has a big enough fan base and following ($$$$$) as dexter does. kai i would say has a better shot of taking the title because he would be a bigger draw and generate more interest, ie. $$ for the sport than heath. time will tell. regardless, i think this years O has the deepest line up yet.
08-22-2009, 05:46 PM
08-22-2009, 05:47 PM
08-22-2009, 06:28 PM
08-22-2009, 07:00 PM
08-22-2009, 07:10 PM
08-22-2009, 11:50 PM
Jay is making a run for it this year... he likes being the under dog
[ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZyOjWz4xrY"]YouTube - ShouldersAug21[/ame]
08-23-2009, 12:11 AM
When did he get rid of that retarded haircut? They should give him the title just for that.
PS - His spotter sucks.
08-23-2009, 12:12 AM
08-23-2009, 12:34 AM
08-24-2009, 02:40 AM
08-24-2009, 08:58 PM
although I think heath is destined to be an olympia, I don't forsee him winning this one, at best 2nd place. I think putting him at third place last year was a statement that this is the kind of physique they want to start seeing, but having him win so early I don't think is going to happen because he doesn't have the muscle maturity, and it's especially apparently next to dexter since they are similarly sized but dexter is so much harder @ similar condition too.
I think it'll be jay or dexter, then kai or phil. after those 1/2 are filled the remainder is pretty interchangeable to me.
i personally wanna see jay take #3!!!
08-24-2009, 11:17 PM
08-27-2009, 06:33 PM
I like his physique too. there are a lot of people with dexter physiques at my gym, of course not even close to as big, but that same kind of shape.
jay on the other hand, the only person that looks like Jay is Jay. he looks so unique and cartoonish that it just draws my attention whenever he's on stage.
also, dorian yates once respondd to a comment someone made about more aesthetic physiques winning the olympia. he said something like "when you tell people this person is mr. olympia, the best bodybuilder in the world, they expect to see a big big guy". jay fits the bill perfectly in that regard.
08-27-2009, 07:50 PM
08-27-2009, 07:51 PM
08-27-2009, 08:17 PM
one thing I will also add to this deep lineup that people arent mentioning is Victor. He can win this hands down like he should have a few years ago
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