On May 31, 6:12 pm, Curt <curtja...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Googled Reg Park to get that URL after hearing some sad news on the
> radio program Pro Bodybuilding Weekly hosted by Chic et al.
> This copy and paste from the URL at top:
> PRESS RELEASE FROM THE PARK FAMILY
> We sadly inform all the thousands of family, friends and fans around
> the globe that Reg Park, The Legend, has been diagnosed with
> metastatic melanoma and we are told it is untreatable.
> Even during this extremely trying time, in a way typical of Reg, he is
> concerned for each and every one of you, and he is optimistic.
> He is now so glad and feels blessed to have his immediate family
> around him, and with all of us he is positive. We knew that he was an
> icon but only now have realized the immense love and influence he has
> had on thousands of lives. The support through phone calls, emails,
> visits and postings has been overwhelming.
> Reg is currently undergoing radiation treatment and is exploring all
> other avenues possible.
> The gym where Reg has been training himself, the other trainers,
> patrons and his clients over the last 15 years have sent messages and
> enquiries about his well being. His popularity has transcended people
> of all races and creeds - a tribute to Reg, known as The Legend.
> He has walked the talk and lived life to the fullest, his way, and for
> that he will always be remembered as a true Legend.
> In a tribute to Reg, his son Jon Jon, now based in LA, will be calling
> his new gym the Legacy Gym, to continue the legacy of transforming
> lives positively and continuing The Legend. His daughter Jeunesse will
> be forming the Reg Park Legacy Foundation to assist the many who
> cannot afford to have access to physical training to improve their
> quality of life.
> Reg is a man who never compromised his principles or beliefs. It takes
> some thinking to realize what he achieved. Can you imagine any other
> world champion in any other field regardless of who they may be, and
> without disrespect to any, winning a world title three times over 14
> years and then coming back five years later after his final victory
> and competing on an unleveled playing field, with those 21 years his
> junior, and still placing respectably in the top 3.
> Reg is known to his family and to all others who know him as a REAL
> He recognizes that we create our own reality and set our own life
> paths, he is a deeply spiritual man who loves life and especially
> rejoices in nature, a giving man who has helped so many.
> Whatever you believe, power of prayer or positive thought, give a
> moment to the great Reg Park, our father, grandfather and Mareon's
> loving husband. Now each day will be another day we have to be with
> Reg and keep him as comfortable in his family as we can
> while he battles against this terrible affliction.
> Even though Reg and the family may not respond to everyone's attempts
> at contact, this does not mean we do not appreciate and recognize your
> love and support. Not only does it mean the world to Reg but also to
> us, his family.
> We apologize for being somber while informing you of this. We know
> that Reg has been positive throughout his life in everything he has
> done and continues to do and always wants the same for all his family,
> friends, clients and fans. Thus we leave you with the message that Reg
> has always impressed upon us- live every moment to its fullest and
> cherish every breath of life.
> The Park family /
God bless the MAN. He had been one of those real bodybuilders..
thanks for the info curt.
Train naturally if you want a real body and not a funeral.