So far, Arnold Sports Festival 201
Miles Taylor, a 24-year-old cerebral palsy-born lifter weighing just under 99 pounds, was featured on Arnold Schwarzenegger's Arnold Classic competition on Friday night in front of a packed house of celebrity fitness fans and legendary Powerlifting fans in Columbus, Ohio. As Taylor himself wrote on his Instagram profile: "I have CP, CP does not have me." See below:
View this post on Instagram. Since last night: Miles Taylor, a cerebral palsy lift, was brought on stage by Arnold Schwarzenegger and hit a 185-pound deadlift in front of a crowded house in the #ArnoldClassic. @smiles_taylor # asf2019
Prior to Miles Lift's appearance, Schwarzenegger told the crowd that he had heard about Taylor after watching a recent video in which he raised his bodyweight twice. "I thought it was so extraordinary that we should have him on stage here and show what he can do," said the crowd's bodybuilding icon.
Taylor, who has only been training for about a year, started out as a photographer Take photos of other people in the gym before you try them out for yourself. The videos he releases from his lifts have since become viral, one of which was covered by outlets across the country in February and has more than 700,000 views on Instagram.No