- 4 years ago
Bodybuilding has been Mathew Park's passion since the age of fifteen. Back then, his dream was to start a natural body building competition in Canada . It's remarkable to me, at that age, to have such a specific and lofty goal. At age fifteen, all I could think about was dating Rob Lowe. Unlike me, Mathew achieved his goal in 2006 when he founded International Natural Bodybuilding & Fitness Canada and has also reached the status of a Pro bodybuilder through the World Natural Bodybuilding Federation.
Susan, my co-host, and I met Mathew at Derrick Shirley's P2P writing summit, (more with Derrick on Episode #8). I was immediately drawn to his stillness. There was no muscle shirt showing off impressive deltoids or lats and no hint of a 'look at me' attitude. Instead, he showed genuine interest in the people he interacted with and when they spoke, he listened, really listened. He is full of gratitude and it is obvious he is guided by his heart.
When we found out what Mathew did, we r