George “Da Bull” Peterson has tragically and unexpectedly passed away days before competing at the 2021 Olympia. George died at the age of 37.
The Cause of his death is currently unknown as this is a developing story.
His death was announced across social media on Wednesday 6th of September 2021.
“Eat, Train, SLeep. And Repeat”, a Facebook group posted on their timeline following the death of George.
“BREAKING: George Peterson Has Passed Away at 37.
Classic Physique and 212 bodybuilding veteran George ‘Da Bull’ Peterson has passed away days before competing at the 2021 Olympia
Just days before being set to compete at Mr. Olympia 2021, outlets and sources close to Generation Iron have reported that pro bodybuilder George Peterson has died. He was only 37 years old. Peterson was currently stationed in Orlando, Florida to compete in the Men’s 212 Olympia.
The cause of death is still unknown. RIP BIG GUY you will be missed.”
Peterson has been a mainstay of the bodybuilding scene for several years, appearing at numerous shows including four appearances at the Olympia; three times at Classic Physique, before moving to the 212 Division. He was even expected to return to the big stage this weekend, at the 2021 Olympia, where he hoped to break his streak of landing in third place at each show.