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Arnold Schwarzenegger Biography

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Arnold Schwarzenegger


Born: July 30th, 1947


“I want to be the best-built man in the world!”

Hearing this from their 13-year-old son, Gustav and Aurelia Schwarzenegger just sighed and shook their heads. They’d always had their suspicions, but now those suspicions had been confirmed. They started to look for “psychiatrist” in the Graz Yellow Pages.

But Arnold was serious. At 14, he started an intensive training program with Kurt Marnul, the former Mr. Austria. At 15, he studied psychology with Dr. Karl Gerstl to learn more about the power of mind over body. At 17, he officially started his competitive career. And at 18, he got thrown in jail.

OK, so getting arrested wasn’t exactly part of the original plan, but in many ways it couldn’t be avoided. Here’s what happened: As a good citizen of Austria, Arnold was required by law to serve a year in the army. Fine, he started serving. He was assigned to be a tank driver. Fine, he started tanking. He was forbidden to leave the base to compete in any stupid bodybuilding competitions. Fine, he wouldn’t leave the base to compete in any stupid bodybuilding competitions. But, hey, they didn’t say anything about smart bodybuilding competitions, did they? So one day, he slipped out of camp, hopped a train to Stuttgart, and — quite smartly — won a trophy. READ MORE

Arnold Schwarzenegger BiographyCompetition Record

1980 Mr. Olympia – 1st
1975 Mr. Olympia – 1st
1974 Mr. Olympia – 1st
1973 Mr. Olympia – 1st
1972 Mr. Olympia – 1st
1971 Mr. Olympia – 1st
1970 Mr. Olympia – 1st
1970 AAU Mr. World Professional – 1st
1970 NABBA Mr. Universe Pro – 1st
1969 Mr. Europe Professional – 1st
1969 NABBA Mr. Universe Pro – 1st
1969 Mr. Olympia – 2nd
1969 IFBB Mr. Universe Pro – 1st
1968 IFBB Mr. International – 1st
1968 IFBB Mr. Universe tall – 1st
1968 IFBB Mr. Universe – 2nd Overall
1968 NABBA Mr. Universe Pro – 1st
1967 NABBA Mr. Universe Amateur – 1st
1966 Mr. Universe Amateur Tall – 2nd
1966 Best Built Man of Europe – 1st
1966 Mr. Europe Amateur – 1st
1965 Jr. Mr. Europe – 1st
1965 Mr. Styria – 1st
1964 Mr. Austria – 3rd
1964 Jr. Mr. Austria – 1st

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