A look back at the 2007 Olympia
by Julian Schmidt
September 25, 2008
The air still crackles from the competitive fury of a 2007 Mr. Olympia that continues to galvanize the bodybuilding world - that is, until September 26, when all that is past will be just that, and all that will matter is who is most deserving of ascending to the throne.
Some expect this yearÂs Mr. Olympia to confirm that Jay CutlerÂs victory last year left no room for controversy. Others expect it to affirm that the 2007 event should have crowned a new Mr. Olympia from two or three plausible contenders. That, of course, remains to be seen. But, in order to best understand the drama that surrounds this year's contest, let us first take a look back at what transpired a year ago.