Fitness Trainer Justyn Vicky Dies After Weight Falls On Neck
Tragic Incident at Bali Gym Claims the Life of Indonesian Fitness Influencer
Justyn Vicky, a 33-year-old renowned fitness influencer from Indonesia, met with a devastating accident while working out at a gym in Bali. According to a report by Channel News Asia on July 15, Justyn Vicky lost his life when a barbell he was attempting to lift caused a severe injury to his neck.
The incident, which was captured in a viral video on social media, showed Justyn Vicky performing a squat press with the heavy barbell on his shoulders at Paradise Bali gym. Unfortunately, he encountered difficulty while attempting the squat and couldn’t maintain an upright position. As a result, he fell back into a sitting posture, and the barbell came crashing down onto the back of his neck. Tragically, during the mishap, his spotter also lost balance and fell backward along with him. A spotter is an individual who provides assistance and support during weightlifting exercises.
The report mentioned that Justyn Vicky was endeavoring to lift an impressive 210 kilograms, as stated in the reports covered by Channel News Asia.
The aftermath of the accident was grievous, as he suffered a broken neck and critical compression of nerves vital to his heart and lungs, according to a UK-based newspaper cited by Channel News Asia. He was immediately rushed to the hospital for emergency treatment, but, unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries shortly after undergoing an operation.
Following his untimely demise, tributes and condolences poured in from his admirers and peers. The gym where Justyn Vicky worked, Paradise Bali, expressed profound sorrow in an Instagram post, describing him as “a beacon of inspiration, motivation, and unwavering support,” as reported by Channel News Asia. His impact as more than just a fitness expert was evident, leaving a void in the fitness community and beyond.
The passing of Justyn Vicky has left a profound impact on the fitness world, and he will be deeply missed by many who looked up to him for inspiration and guidance.