GEORGE Peterson III, known as “Da Bull” was a bodybuilder from New York.
On October 6, 2021, it was reported that Peterson had passed away.
Who was the bodybuilder George Peterson III?
Nicknamed “Da Bull,” Peterson was a star in the bodybuilding scene, appearing at numerous shows, including four appearances at the Olympia; three times at Classic Physique, before moving on to Division 212.
Turning pro in 2016, he won the Tampa Pro twice (once in classic, once in 212) and was the 2019 Arnold Classic physics champion.
What was his cause of death?
His current cause of death is unknown. He would have been a few days away from participating in the final of Mr. Olympia, October 7-10, in Orlando, Florida.
Peterson was in the final stages of preparing for his fifth consecutive appearance at Olympia.
Olympia LLC released a statement on his death, saying: “It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of George Peterson, a champion on and off stage.”
“Our condolences go out to his family and to all who respected and admired one of the nicest men we have ever known.”
He was only 37 years old at the time of his death.
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