One of the greatest natural athletic talents of our times. And a decent guy as well.
He had a genetic predisposition to carry a lot of weight. I've known a few such people.
Back during my marathon running days, I had such a friend. He could complete a 26 mile marathon in well under 3.5 hours, despite his little pot belly. I had a rotund drill sergeant in infantry training, and he could run the skinny soldiers into the ground, puking out their guts.