Collin Clarke Competes and Fulfills a Dream

Bodybuilder with down syndrome gets a special message from Jay Cutler.

Collin Clarke, a 22 year old athlete with Down Syndrome, fulfilled his dream when he competed in the Kentucky Muscle Bodybuilding Championship in Louisville this past weekend. Collin's story and journey to the stage has inspired many competitors and fans alike, including 4X Mr. Olympia Jay Cutler. Jay couldn't be in attendance at the competition, but he did send Clarke a personalized gift and an important message: chase the dream.

"I might break down like a little baby...I can't really express it." Clarke told local station WDRB News"Hopefully I can try to keep [competing], but it's going to be hard to do."

It's been a long road for Clark, who just a year ago was out of shape and working a desk job at his gym. He became friends with personal trainer Glenn Uberhor. The two started a strict weight training and diet plan, Clarke lost 60 pounds and an Internet sensation was born.

"Everything that's happened so far has exceeded everything that we set out to do," Uberhor told WDRB.

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