Dwayne, Manala, WWE discussed on BiggerPockets
Like, I was just like I guess I carried a chip on field. I don't know if it was from the doctors handed over that list. But thanks, you know, and so my knowledge of nutrition got better Manala training, but got better. My physics started to change in. You know, people started to catch on that. It wasn't just a face for me. And you know, would fitness I always tell people go back to the Ferrari thing like once. I'm starting to feel better about my body. You know, this this also built my confidence, you know, like just like feeling better about my body feeling more, comfortable, my skin. So I moved to Tampa year ago. And and you know, I'm always looking to put myself in easy water. So I promised myself, my family, my, friends and my supporters. I said guys I'm going to get on the competitive bodybuilding saves before two thousand seventeen was over. I knew nothing about competitive bodybuilding. And I told people that it was very transparent. I was like, I don't know anything about this. But I'm gonna learn in. So I dedicated that like like twelve weeks to this preparation, and I was two weeks out from the competition in went to Las Vegas for Mr. Olympia to hang out with the supporters and fans which was a couple of weeks ago. I just got back, and I always tell I like, I talk about moments of like being guided like we're life dislike puts the right people in in winter on that frequency like putting the right people in your life. And so the expo was Friday and the expo was Friday Saturday and Sunday. So I went Friday a went Saturday, but Sunday decided to hang home. And I went to hang at the pool. And then I was like all right. We gotta go to the gym. So I went to the gym. And when I got in there. My buddy comes running up to me is like dude, the rock the rock is upstairs lifting and I'm like, that's that's pretty sweet. Like can I go lift? And he's like, yes. And so I climb up the stairs along behold. There's like four security guards in there, Dwayne he's doing dips. And I'm like, oh my God. It really is the rock. And so I told my guys look back at my my team. I said do not bother this, man. He already knows me for my bodybuilding videos. If the rockets who he who says he is he'll come up. I promise it's like don't bother. And so, you know, we're going through are going through the motions over lifting at one point is like next to me is doing curls in I wasn't paying any attention. I was just doing my workout. And then he goes over into the corner, and he pulls off his headphones, and he gets bombarded by pictures, and you know, I do I do the the what good leaders to do. And I go back, and I go like a moment of reassurance on my guys. I promise you to happen like don't freak out. And so, you know, I'm lifting in his security guard comes over and taps through my shoulder. He goes your Nick, right? I said, yeah, he goes can Dwayne meet you. You. I'm like. Yeah. Like come up like bring him on. Yeah. No. I'm I'm busy. I'm not. I'm not going to go talk to the rat. Sorry. Yeah. So he's like bring over. So they escorted me over to a corner. Dwayne came up in the first thing you did got on my level in high five he goes, dude them such a big fan. And I'm like, I'm like trying to hold my interfering girl in right? I'm like freaking out. And you know, he's like going to get a picture, and we took a picture, and I told him I looked at him. I said I told him all the things I was going to be doing, you know, at that time. I was like I'm going to write a book, I'm gonna do this. We're gonna do that. And I told him I looked him in his eyes. It said I'm going to do what you did. And he said, well, what do you mean by that? I said, we'll you're the rock. I said people knew you for football. And then people knew you for WWE, and then you took over the world like you're in every industry, you're crushing every industry..