Sep 22, 2009

Mike Van Wyck: New Canadian Pro

Super heavy Muscle Ink crew member Mike Van Wyck placed first (out of only three) in his class at the Canadian Nationals on August 22, but then solidified his win by taking home the overall title and earning his pro card. This was his first national level show, having competed at the provincial Ontario level and in the NPC New England circuit in 2005 and 2006. The 6' 28 year old Toronto native is a personal trainer grows to about 320lbs off season.

Listen to Mike on the 4th episode of (which also shows that these big Canadian guys are pretty gay friendly). Click here for a good interview with Mike by Andrew Oye from Muscle Ink and the photos below are from his Nationals win (more at MD) and at a post contest shoot by up-and-coming photographer Jeffrey Sygo.