The five-time Olympian will become a father for the first time.
As if he had won 5th Consecutive Classic Physique Championship exist 2023 Mr. Olympia Competition That’s not reason enough to celebrate, and as the calendar turns to 2024, Chris Bumstead is even more motivated to continue performing at the top of his game.
Another success at the biggest bodybuilding competition of the year, The king of the classical physical arts group can officially call himself the prince. On Monday, November 13, 2023, Bumstead and fiancée Courtney King revealed that they are expecting their first child.
The power couple let the world know about their pregnancy by posting a four-part carousel of photos with the simple caption, “Baby Bum Coming 2024.” The third photo shows Bumstead and King holding a six-slide sonogram of their child.
Bumstead’s big name recognition and impressive physique have helped him reach the top of the Classic Physique Mountain five years in a row, and his partner also has impressive accomplishments and great genes. As a meritorious athlete, Kim earned her IFBB Pro League card in 2012, where she laid the foundation for success as a bikini competitor. The Chicago native didn’t quite reach the same level as her famous future husband, but she had top-three finishes in 11 of the 14 events she entered from 2013-16.
Notably, King ended her career in epic fashion Capturing the 2016 Bikini Olympia Winners She has won titles in numerous arenas, including three-time champion Ashley Kaltwasser. Two years later, she began dating Bumstead, who soon began his dominance of the classic physique division. Just before winning his fourth Olympia title, the Canadian got down on one knee and proposed to King in October 2022.
One of the most respected figures in the sport, Bamstead received an outpouring of support from his peers after publicly announcing his fiancée’s pregnancy.
“Good to see Baby Bum! Cameron said he would take care of the baby,” legendary coach Hany Rambod commented.
Seven-time Mr. Olympia Phil Heath He also expressed his excitement about Bumstead’s announcement.
“Congratulations! Shuri and I are so happy for you both!” the 43-year-old retired bodybuilder wrote.
Ironically, Bumstead isn’t the only multi-time champion who is about to become a first-time father.Derek Lunsford, who became The first two-division champion in Olympia history He announced he was expecting his first child in July 2023, two years after winning the men’s Open title at the 212 Olympia.
Lunsford kissed his wife’s belly as he celebrated winning the Sandow Trophy and $400,000 in prize money, an emotional moment that added to the magic of his Mr. Olympia dream that will go a long way in helping the couple raise their children . for success.
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