“I’m a full time gas engineer and sometimes stand around in my pants having pictures taken!
“Yeah, I really, really enjoyed the shoot with Gavin. I found it very challenging but also really enjoyable!
“You know, I did like the change, totally threw me out of my comfort zone completely with some of the poses and styles we went for but it was really good to focus on more of an “arty” shoot than fitness based.
“Ha ha, no not at all [I don’t mind posing in underwear]. I work hard in the gym and enjoy the shoots!
“My son is my biggest inspiration. Seeing him grow daily makes me want to be a better person inside and out”
“I’ve always been into the gym and being healthy but at times in my life I’d let it take a back seat for various reasons, but I really got into it seriously when I got myself clean. I was in a dark place and at rock bottom. Sounds cliche but the strict training schedule and diet gave me focus, it gave me a goal. I can hand on heart say without me being able to focus my mind fully on training and a healthy life, I wouldn’t be here right now. The gym is like a therapy for me, it’s my saviour!
“My son is my biggest inspiration. Seeing him grow daily makes me want to be a better person inside and out. I want to be a daddy he’s proud of and wants to tell everyone who his dad is!”
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Words copyright VanityHype 2014
Photography by Gavin Harrison