Kamenov started calisthenics after being inspired through athletes on YouTube. His biggest influencer back in the days was Hannibal for King. He wanted to do a similar thing since he was already motivated since gymnastics intrigued him. Another big motivational factor was his uncle, who is 52 years old and never complains about working out.
Dejan Stipic Stipke has practiced a lot of different sports throughout the years. His sportive career started when he was 6 years old as a gymnastics athlete until he was 18 years old. During this time he developed himself as a gymnastic representative of Serbia and participated in multiple competitions.
Mathew Zlat started his training back in 2012. First, he started to see how strong he was and was only able to do 15 push-ups. He was disappointed, and a family member found a strength trainer for him, and he noticed that he progressed really quickly.
Erik Barsi started his calisthenics career in 2017 which is at the time of writing 4 years ago. He mentioned that it has a lot to do with how you train and mainly genetics. Erik Barsi would consider himself as someone who wants to break his own limits.