Calum Von Moger Hints At Potential Bodybuilding Comeback: “Tell Them I’m Coming”

Calum Von Moger has trained hard in the gym and could return to action
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Is Calum Von Moger preparing for his competitive return?

Calum Von Moger has been open about his battle with mental health and journey to recovery. In 2023, the Australian bodybuilder shared a video for his fans, speaking about how he will return to social media and his future plans moving forward. Could those plans include a return to competitive bodybuilding?

On Wednesday, Von Moger shared a video from the gym hinting at a potential return to the stage.

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The process for Von Moger has been long as he earned his Pro Card at the 2020 NPC Universe but has not competed in a show recently. He is a three-time Mr. Universe winner but has not stepped on stage as an IFBB Classic Physique competitor. Von Moger detailed his home workouts and continued to build muscle mass and prepared for contest prep in late 2019. He has dealt with different injuries and legal troubles over the course of his career.

The entire journey of his recovery and return to competitive bodybuilding was chronicled in the documentary feature film Calum Von Moger: Unbroken.

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Calum Von Moger Making A Return To The Stage?

Von Moger has hit the gym hard and is making strides to improve his physique. Last week, his latest video included a cryptic message that many believe could be hinting at a return.

“Tell them I’m coming 🌎”

 

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In May 2022, it was reported that Calum Von Moger jumped through a second story window while under the influence of methamphetamine. He received many injuries, including lacerations from the glass and spinal damage from the fall. He was hospitalized, received spinal surgery, and was in a coma for many days.

Following the incident, Von Moger attended rehab and got the help he felt he needed during this time. Since then, he has spoken to others who are battling the same demons.

It is clear that Von Moger has made great strides and has focused on both his mental and physical health. The final step could be a return to the stage. When this happens, fans will be there to support Von Moger in his journey back to bodybuilding.

 

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Calum Von Moger Biography in Unbroken

Calum Von Moger was born June 9, 1990 and was raised in a small town called Geelong that is located in Victoria, Australia. He was raised on a small farm with his 5 siblings. The environment helped him become disciplined and learn about the importance of nutrition.

He was only 14 years old when he brother asked if he wanted to join him in the gym. The gym was not the fanciest. There were plenty of equipment available at this gym, but everything was old and rusty. Though things were dated, it was all Calum needed to become hooked to working out.

The gym owner was trusting of Calum and his brother, so he often left a key in the letterbox for them so they could train after school. Sometimes a key wasn’t left for them, so they would take it upon themselves to still get inside to workout.

Calum saw his brother as his biggest competition at the time. His brother was always taller and stronger. This inspired Calum to lift and train harder because he saw himself as skinny growing up.

Calum was inspired by watching Arnold Schwarzenegger in the hit documentary ‘Pumping Iron’ and Steve Reeves in ‘Hercules’. This is what led him to use old workout techniques to form his classic shape. After years of training and working on his physique, Calum decided to compete in local shows. In 2010, he won his first bodybuilding competition. In 2011, Calum was selected to compete in the WFF Junior Mr. Universe competition. He also competed and won the NABBA Junior International championship then continued on and took first place in the Jr. Mr. Universe.

Von Moger later signed with Edwin Mejia Jr. from Generation Iron for talent management then later went on to star in the movie, “Bigger” playing a young Arnold. Von Moger was also featured in the Gucci Pre Fall 2019 campaign and initially cast in the Terminator franchise which he had to step off from due to injuries sustained from a mountain climbing incident in Australia.

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Greg Patuto
Greg has covered the four major sports for six years and has been featured on sites such as Sports Illustrated, Fox Sports, SB Nation, NJ.com, and FanSided. Now, he is transitioning into the world of bodybuilding and strength sports.