Prior to Phil Heath becoming the four time Mr.Olympia winner he is today, he was a division one basketball player at the University of Denver. During that time in his life basketball was his number one passion and bodybuilding was something he never really thought about pursuing. That was however until six months after he finished his last year playing college basketball. Phil realized that he didn’t have a good chance of playing basketball at the next level and began to gravitate toward bodybuilding. The reasons being that bodybuilding would allow him to continue to live a healthy lifestyle and it was another challenge for Phil to tackle. It goes to show that you never know what hidden talent one might have, that has yet to be discovered. Take a look at this video and listen to Phil talk about the transition process he went through after walking away from the sport of basketball.
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