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Old 08-18-2010, 12:11 PM   #1
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I don't compete to compete, I compete to smash and destroy everything that embodies weakness. To keep ancient male tradition alive, to overcome domestication and the death of testosterone. To fail and reach limits I never knew I had, so at the end of the day I know I am still a man, and still have purpose, and still have work to do. I do what I do because it defines and shapes me to who I am. It keeps alive everything I live and breathe for and represent. It exclaims out of the billions plus people in existence, I am special, I am different, I am not the sheep but the wolf.
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Old 08-18-2010, 02:07 PM   #2
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Old 08-18-2010, 03:10 PM   #3
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Thats a great quote
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Old 08-18-2010, 03:33 PM   #4
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Love the entire quote. Wow.
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Old 08-18-2010, 03:58 PM   #5
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Good stuff Tony.
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Old 08-18-2010, 06:29 PM   #6
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Great quote!
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Old 08-18-2010, 10:07 PM   #7
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sweet interview. definitely learned alot about BBG! like that gilgamesh is his real last name and not some made up thing for his log title bahahahhahahaha
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sweet interview. definitely learned alot about BBG! like that gilgamesh is his real last name and not some made up thing for his log title bahahahhahahaha
My thoughts exactly! I always thought "The Epic of Gilgamesh" sounded more like some really heavy Viking war movie.
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