Martin Fitzwater talks about his past rivalry with Nick Walker.
Young up and coming bodybuilder Martin Fitzwater speaks on his rivalry with Nick Walker in a recent interview. The bodybuilding hopeful has a great deal of potential and it appears that his past run ins with Nick Walker is giving him some extra motivation.
Every athlete needs a good rival to get their fires stoked. If you aren’t looking to compare yourself to the best in the world then you’re aiming too low. While not everyone will reach the summit, aiming for it should be a serious competitive athlete’s goal. It’s the exact mindset that up and coming bodybuilder Martin Fitzwater has in regards to Nick Walker.
As both young bodybuilders rise through the ranks, it’s been Nick Walker who has exploded onto the scene and taken the bodybuilding world by storm. Martin Fitzwater had competed against Walker in the past and the two have even traded some heated words.
In a recent interview Martin Fitzwater addressed the apparent “beef” that he has with Nick Walker. When asked about his conflict with Walker, Fitwater had this to say.
The thing between me and Nick is just bodybuilders, being bodybuilders, if you will. We’re both guys that have potential to be Mr. Olympia someday. We’re both very young. And then we both kinda always clashed heads because I think we both see each other as competition.
I respect the hell out of Nick. I think he’s one of the best bodybuilders we have in the world right now. That being said, my plan is to become a better bodybuilder than him.
I don’t want to have any issues with Nick or anything like that anymore. I just like to put my nose down, keep my head in Texas, here in the heat and show everybody what I can do this year and then people can talk about us competing against each other or this and that.
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Martin Fitzwater was very candid about where he sizes up against Nick Walker. Fitzwater gave an honest assessment of his current standing when compared to Walker.
Right now, I’m not in his league, to be honest with you. He did some very big things last year and I just have something that I need to prove. So, until then, you know, each to their own and you know, good on Nick, keep doing his thing and I wish him the best man.
So, while it seemed like they had some bad blood in the past, it at least seems that Martin Fitzwater has come to grips with his rivalry with Nick Walker.
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