It all started back when I was twelve years old. My father introduced me to the iron game in our family basement. We went out and bought a Weider ''do it all multi station set'' and some free weights and I got pumping every evening after school.
I don't know if it's because I started at be very beginning of puberty, when hormones start running wild, that I made some very decent progress in a short period of time.
I remember kids in high school making comments on how wide my shoulders were back then.
I then got involved in other activities such as martial arts, skateboarding and snowboarding (which I did at a semi-pro level).
The year I was planning to turn pro in snowboarding, I broke my left ankle twice in the same year, making my dreams of becoming a snowboard professional fade away. That's when I seriously got back to weight training as my main focus.
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