Luke Sandoe, a professional bodybuilder, passed away at the age of 30 on Thursday 7 May. According to a report by Ron Harris, the online editor for the magazine Muscular Growth, Sandoe, who was from the United Kingdon, was found dead in his home by his training partner and friend James Hollingshead and his mother.
Luke Sandoe Career And Personal Life
Sandoe was born and raised in the south of England, in Christchurch. Before changing the music practice and technology he studied illustration and human biology in college. He also said in an interview that he used to play drums for a number of years before becoming a professional bodybuilder and starting a coaching company.
Sandoe had been a qualified bodybuilder with the International Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (IFBB). His first amateur bodybuilding competition was as a junior in 2012, aged 23. He also came second in the same year’s UKBFF British finals.
In 2015, according to his profile on its website, Sandoe finished sixth overall in the super heavyweight category. He became a professional bodybuilder and won his IFBB pro card in October 2016 when he took both the super heavy and the British title overall.
Sandoe was the father of a daughter and a son, according to an interview, and he said the achievement of which he was most proud was: “Being a father then winning the British Finals and turning pro is second.”
Luke Sandoe Cause Of Death
The cause of his death was not published. Harris asked Fans not to guess “about health conditions or anything like that. Right now there is no evidence that it was related to the bodybuilding lifestyle or gear or anything like that. There’s no indication that any of that played a role in this at all.” Harris said it will provide an update as soon as it’s available.
The bodybuilding group took to social media to express their thoughts after the news of Sandoe’s death spread. Fellow bodybuilder Steve Kuclo has written an Instagram tribute to Sandoe:
I’m in shock and stunned by the news I just received of the passing of the young legend @lukesandoe . Not only would I consider him a close friend in the sport but I was also a fan of him as a bodybuilder and he was always a great sportsman. I pray for his family and the bodybuilding community he so loved. Rest In Peace brother! 🙏🏻❤️
The bodybuilding magazine Fitness Volt posted:
This is such a shocking news for bodybuilding community 😞😞😞RIP brother !!! Beyond saddened to report the tragic passing of IFBB Pro Luke Sandoe. Our entire team is stunned and our hearts go out to Luke’s family, loved ones, and the entire bodybuilding world which he entertained in only ways he knew how. We will have more to come. @official_rxmuscle #FitnessVolt @lukesandoe #musculardevelopment #lukesandoe Luke will be dearly missed.
The IFBB Arnold Sports Festival, also known as the Sports Festival Arnold Schwarzenegger where Sandoe played in 2019, posted:
Luke Sandoe Biography
Date Of Birth
August 3, 1989
May 7, 2020
Place Of Birth
Luke Sandoe Height, Weight & Physical Stats
5 Feet 6 Inches (167.64 cm)
113-115 KG (249lbs-253lbs)