Truman Ward is 2014's Gold Medalist at PNBAs Natural Olympia in Sports Model. Tru or "The Brick" has consistently trained, studied bodybuilding techniques, and developed his physique since he was 18, but did not compete until he was in his late thirties. "The Brick" is known for his stage presence, posing, and charisma, and is very driven to come into each show at his best, because he likes to win.
Tru is a Chief Warrant Officer and is currently stationed at Fort Bliss, El Paso, TX with his wife and daughter, who are also competitors! Tru is the owner of Tru Life Fitness, a personal training and contest prep coaching business that is primarily ran by his wife, LaRita.
"The Brick" has been featured in The Army Times and Natural Muscle Magazine in 2014 and has a goal of putting the Sports Model Category on the map. He has been the NPC overall State winner in both bodybuilding and physique, but decided to make Sports Model his nitch. Tru is a natural and trained leader which helps in the required speech round of Sports Model. He was also asked to lead Team USA as captain at Natural Olympia 2014. He plans on defending his title at the 2015 PNBA Natural Olympia and making a name for himself in the Natural Bodybuilding community.
2014 PNBA Natural Olympia Sports Model Gold Medal
2014 PNBA Team USA Pro Physique 2nd Place, Pro Sports Model 1st Place
2014 INBA Southwestern USAs Best of Show, most muscular, 1st place Sports Model, Physique
2013 NPC Sun City Regional Championships Physique Class C 1st Place
2011 NPC Alaska Crystal Cup Physique Overall Winner
2010 NPC Alaska Crystal Cup Bodybuilding Overall Winner