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Bodybuilder George Peterson’s Cause of Death is Behind Shadows


The young bodybuilder, known as “Da Bull,” unexpectedly passed away this week at only 37. George Peterson’s cause of death is still behind shadows.

The heartbreaking news of Geoge Peterson’s death was announced by officials from the Mr. Olympia competition. “It is with great sadness that we report the unexpected passing of George Peterson, a champion on stage and off,” the statement read.

“Our condolences go out to his family and all who respected and admired one of the kindest men we have ever known,” the organizers of Mr. Olympic added.

Bodybuilder George Peterson's Cause of Death is Behind Shadows
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Peterson was found dead in his Florida hotel room just two days before he was due to compete in the prestigious Mr. Olympia contest.

He was in Orlando in order to prepare for the Olympia competition — which kicks off Wednesday.

The cause of George Peterson’s death is not yet clear, but his coach and long-time friend, Justin Miller, who found George deceased, provided additional details on his passing.

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Whar’s George Peterson’s Cause of Death at 37?

While many fans are searching for George Peterson’s cause of death, there isn’t any official detail surrounding his death cause. His family also has not released any statement surrounding Peterson’s death cause at this time.

US day News is working to provide more information and collect the latest updates surrounding George Peterson’s cause of death, so stay up with us.

Peterson’s coach and close friend, Justin Miller, said that the young athlete was thrilled about his upcoming appearance in the competition.

Bodybuilder George Peterson's Cause of Death is Behind Shadows
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The next day, Miller said his young friend was unable to reach Peterson’s neither phone nor text. He went up to Peterson’s room and found the 5-foot-7, 190-pound bodybuilder lying face-down on the floor. 

Justin called 911 and proceeded to attempt CPR, but Peterson, who likely passed several hours earlier, could not be saved.

Retired bodybuilder Dave Palumbo told the YouTube show RxMuscle that George had some blood trickling out of his nose. 

Peterson was a constant figure on the competitive bodybuilding circuit. He competed at shows across the country and won the Classic Physique competition at the 2019 Arnold Classic and the 2020 Tampa Pro titles

It is a difficult time for Peterson’s family and friends. Words cannot express our deep sorrow from the passing of the young bodybuilder, and we ask you all to keep Justin, her family, her friends, and all of her loved ones in your thoughts through this agonizing time.

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Reactions to George Peterson’s Death

Soon after the sad news of George Peterson’s death was revealed, several fans, friends stated their condolences and paid poignant tributes to the young bodybuilder.

A social media user wrote on Twitter: “R.I.P. George Peterson. One of the most positive people in the IFBB, I got devastated as soon as I heard it. Was an amazing 212 and classic competitor. My condolences to his family.”

Bodybuilder George Peterson's Cause of Death is Behind Shadows
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“George Peterson bodybuilder has died at 37 before competing at the Olympic Games. Ironically I interviewed for the pilot “The Relationship Channel” ParaOlypic Champion Curtis Lovejoy (in blue), who died right before completing in the Paralympics games. WHAT IS GOING ON,” one fan wrote.

One Twitter user said: “Very sad news to report. 212 Olympia competitor George Peterson has passed away unexpectedly. No words. Literally no words. One of the nicest and most humble figures in bodybuilding, and an absolute top competitor.”

“Oh my god. George Peterson has passed away. Such sad news. At 37. And just days away to competing in Mr. Olympia. What a bodybuilding legend. What a loss. I’m in shock. So so sad. Rip big guy,” another fan tweeted.

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