Roelly Winklaar’s death face was extreme at our first look of him at the Olympia 2019 press conference and meet the Olympians.

Olympia 2019 is here and full kicked off yesterday with the official press conference and meet the Olympians event. This was our first time seeing many of the athletes up close and personal just one day before they step out on stage. While there are many front runners for the Men’s Open competition – there’s one sentiment that was repeated over and over again all day Thursday. Roelly Winklaar has an extreme death face on.

For those not in the know – a death face is a shorthand term for when a competitor’s face looks so depleted and dry that it almost resembles a skeleton or a the face of the dead. It’s a sign usually that the athlete will come in with some incredible conditioning – and Roelly’s death face was quite extreme as he appeared in Vegas yesterday.

Of course, up until the pre-judging Reolly is going to keep his physique covered up – but if his face is any indication, we might not only see the biggest Roelly of his career but his most conditioned. This could be a perfect storm that earns him an edge to win the Mr. Olympia this year. We’ll get a better idea during the pre-judging tonight and we can’t wait to see what he has in store.

You can check out an up close look at Roelly Winklaar’s death face in this new Olympia 2019 video compilation put together by Fazi Fitness. It also includes a few other behind-the-scenes updates from the Thursday night festivities before we get into real compitition mode today. Check out the video above!

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