Justyn Vicky: Indonesian Fitness Influencer Gets Killed By A Gym Equipment
Last updated on July 24th, 2023 at 01:34 pm
On July 15, a tragic accident occurred at a gym in Bali, Indonesia, involving 33-year-old fitness influencer Justyn Vicky. During a squat press attempt with a heavy barbell, Vicky encountered difficulties while trying to lift an immense 210-kilogram weight.
He fell backward into a sitting position, and the barbell landed on the back of his neck. His spotter, who was supposed to provide assistance, also fell backward with him.
The accident left Vicky with a broken neck and critical compression of vital nerves connecting to his heart and lungs. He was rushed to the hospital and underwent an emergency operation, but sadly, he succumbed to his injuries and passed away. The fitness community was shocked and mourned the loss of this inspirational figure.
Tributes poured in from all over the fitness community, remembering Vicky as a beacon of inspiration and unwavering support. His gym, Paradise Bali, paid their respects on Instagram, describing him as more than just a fitness expert.
The tragic incident serves as a reminder of the potential risks involved in intense weightlifting and the importance of proper supervision during such activities.
Vicky’s passing has left a void in the lives of those he touched, and his legacy as a motivational and influential fitness influencer will live on.
Justyn Vicky was a certified personal trainer and nutritionist, and he had over 1 million followers on Instagram. He was also a regular contributor to several fitness magazines, including Shape and Men’s Health.
Vicky began his fitness journey at a young age, and he faced a lot of challenges along the way. He was bullied for his weight, and he often felt discouraged. However, he never gave up on his dream of becoming a fitness influencer. He worked hard and dedicated himself to his training. He also overcame his fear of public speaking by starting a YouTube channel where he shared his fitness journey.