Bodybuilding Sensation With Down Syndrome Looks Back at His Best Memory From 2023 as He Trained With Former Mr. Olympia

Published 12/31/2023, 6:15 AM EST

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Kyle Landi, who was born with Down syndrome is known for his inspiring journey in bodybuilding. Life has had more than a few ups and downs for him but in 2023, he was gifted a day he’ll forever cherish. This is the day he got to train with Ronnie Coleman himself. Recently, Landi showcased gratitude toward Coleman for training with him, marking it as the most precious moment in 2023.

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Ronnie Coleman is nothing but a source of inspiration for many people. Despite health challenges, he always chooses to train hard and believes in keeping going on, instead of giving up. This resilience is a shared trait between Landi and Coleman- they both stand tall regardless of the hurdles they face.

Kyle Landi loved his time with The King

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In a recent Instagram post, Landi shared a snippet of their session, a collaboration that occurred during Mr. Olympia‘s weekend. The viral sensation, defying challenges since age six, had the privilege to train with the King of bodybuilding. The 23-year-old expressed joy and gratitude for this memorable day. He wrote in his post caption, “One of my favorite days in 2023 was training with the king @ronniecoleman8 during the @mrolympiallc weekend @rcss_gym.” He continued and expressed recognition, “Other than learning from the King, the @panattaofficial equipment was the highlight. Pleasure to train with.”

 

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Training alongside a figure as legendary as Coleman is a dream for many bodybuilders. But for Landi, overcoming challenges made it more than just a session- it showed the power of determination and passion. This impressive session was not just a chance to learn but also showed how important it is to have mentors and support in bodybuilding. Passion for the sport can overcome any limits. Although previously, the fitness enthusiast shared his plans for 2024.

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Landi is roaring to embark on his future like a lion

With bodybuilding, Landi also has a keen interest in other sports as well, such as Karate. Earlier, Landi posted a video on his social media, showing his dedication to earning a black belt in martial arts by 2024. The black-and-white video captures his intense training, featuring various kicks and powerful Karate Chops. It can be seen that he has been effortlessly breaking boards.

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In his caption he expressed his commitment to the journey, stating, “Crushing boards… Crushing weight…. Crushing heart’s…….. The road to black belt 2024 continues.” This reflects his determination and passion for his goals.

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The 2024 is going to be big for Landi. He is not only working towards getting his black belt but also consistently improving his bodybuilding poses. His collaboration with Coleman would also help him in his future endeavors.

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Arpita Shrivastava

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Hi, I'm Arpita Shrivastava, a fitness and bodybuilding writer at EssentiallySports. When I started college, my fascination shifted to combat sports and I began training for Judo. I did it for two years until an injury compelled me to step away from the mat.
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