Bodybuilder Calum von Moger faces court on drugs, assault charges

He started at the gym to keep pace with his older brother and took it up as a profession after trying his hand at joining the army, skippering yachts, animal husbandry, landscaping, lifesaving and adventure tour guiding.

The bodybuilder is a three-time winner of the World Fitness Federation Mr Universe title. He won the WFF junior Mr Universe in Austria in 2011 and the amateur Mr Universe in 2014 in South Korea, which spurred him to move to Los Angeles in 2014 to further his career where he was funded by sponsors, endorsements and started his own clothing brand .

In 2015 Mr von Moger won a pro-bodybuilding card at the WFF Universe event, staged in La Ciotat on the French Riviera.

“I got to a point where I wanted to create my own legacy. I wanted to introduce my style of body building and fitness and I wanted to motivate younger kids, ”Mr von Moger said in a 2015 interview.

He appeared in the bodybuilding documentary Generation Iron 2 in 2017 before portraying a young version of his idol, Arnold Schwarzenegger, in the 2018 film Biggerwhich documented the rise of the bodybuilding industry in the US in the 1970s and 1980s.

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And in 2019 Mr von Moger appeared in his own Netflix documentary Unbrokenwhich charted his comeback from a bicep tear injury.

He returned to Australia several months ago during the pandemic.

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