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ICONIC 2:: BODYDUILDING ICON TONY PEARSON IS DRIVEN

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ICONIC 2:: BODYDUILDING ICON TONY PEARSON IS DRIVEN

In part TWO of our interview with Tony Pearson, the bodybuilding icon talks with us more about his inspiring autobiography, entitled Driven: My Secret Untold Story. Discovered by Arnold Schwarzenegger on Muscle Beach, who became his mentor.

41 mins
9/16/22

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In part TWO of our interview with Tony Pearson, the bodybuilding icon talks with us more about his inspiring autobiography, entitled Driven: My Secret Untold Story.

Discovered by Arnold Schwarzenegger on Muscle Beach, who became his mentor. Pearson won his first contest, the 1976 Mr. Venice Beach, and a year and a half later he entered and won the 1978 Mr. America contest., "A story about real-life hardship and overcoming the odds to become a nine-time world champion-winning Mr. America, Professional Mr. Universe, and World Mixed Pairs. Legendary bodybuilder Tony Pearson faced impossible challenges, rising above poverty, abuse, and neglect to excel and reach the pinnacle of success. His story is presented here, journaling the extreme struggles he endured to reveal the human spirit of survival. From the depressive lows to the triumphant highs, an inspirational record of one man's determination to rise above and claim victory over despair."

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