Dauda continues to point out why he’ll be a high Olympia contender.
After surprising the bodybuilding world by winning the 2023 Arnold Classic (AC), Samson Dauda seems to be retaining his nostril to the health grindstone. At this price, with said lofty ambitions of capturing the 2023 Mr. Olympia title in early November, Dauda’s diligence might nicely repay. That’s, in response to a latest tease of his present physique.
On Apr. 8, 2023, throughout the 10X Ben Weider 2023 contest in Maidenhead, UK, Dauda appeared as a visitor poser on stage. Even whereas the rising famous person didn’t formally compete, it’s nonetheless obvious his ongoing training is paying off with a hulking physique. A brief clip of Dauda’s spectacular posing was shared on Instagram by way of photographer Viktor Källberg (@vkallbergphoto).
Dauda’s visitor posing look might be extra of a fruits than an outright shock to anybody who has paid consideration to his latest exploits. His reflection speaks extra to somebody who has their eye on an even bigger prize whereas hoping to go away the ladder behind for friends who might observe in his footsteps.
He’s now not an “outsider,” so to talk.
“We had such a tremendous time at [the 10X] Ben Weider Professional qualifier this previous weekend,” Dauda wrote on Instagram. “It was motivating watching up and coming athletes battle it out displaying us all how exhausting they’ve labored to take the stage and earn their professional playing cards. It was really an incredible occasion and a enjoyable day.”
After profitable the 2023 AC, there’s a transparent sample to a meteoric rise for Dauda.
In response to NPC News Online, Dauda’s first notable look on the scene is perhaps his second-place end on the 2020 Monsterzym Professional and a top-five consequence on the 2020 Europa Professional, respectively. Dauda would observe that aggressive yr by ending in at the very least the highest three in every of the 2021 Arnold Traditional UK, the 2021 Yamamoto Professional, and the 2021 Romania Muscle Fest Professional.
Then, in 2022, after incomes his first-ever berth to an Olympia contest, the bodybuilder completed in sixth place behind notable titans like eventual champion Hadi Choopan, runner-up Derek Lunsford, and third-place finisher Nick Walker.
All of that stated, Dauda’s 2023 AC triumph seems to have acted as an early-career zenith. It’s no surprise some bodybuilding icons have begun to hype up his 2023 Olympia victory chances. It’s additionally no shock that Dauda is feeding into the hype, utilizing the strain of upper expectations as motivation to follow through on his recent momentum.
Till his 2023 AC win, Dauda would have needed to earn a brand new roster berth for the 2023 Olympia. As a substitute, the AC victory not solely gave him qualification for the 2023 flagship contest, it constructed his profile. It elevated the repute he now possesses as an elite bodybuilder and gave him respiratory room to concentrate on climbing the tallest summit in bodybuilding.
One thing says this latest visitor posing look gained’t be the final jaw-dropping Olympia teaser Dauda shares together with his contemporaries.
Featured picture: @samson__dauda on Instagram