Barry Glaudel

Barry Glaudel

  • Name : Barry Glaudel
  • Current Residence : Byron, Illinois - USA
  • Birthday : February 26, 1991
  • Birthplace : Naperville, Illinois - USA
  • Disability : Paraplegic
  • Injury Date : March 22, 2009
  • Type of Injury : Spinal Cord Injury
  • Injury Level : T9 - Complete
  • Height : 6' 2" | 187.96 cm
  • Contest Weight : 127 lbs | 57.73 kg
  • Off-Season Weight : 160 lbs | 72.73 kg
  • Year Started Training : 2014
  • Favorite Exercise : Weighted Pull-ups
  • Favorite Bodypart to Train : Back
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  • What happened? Why are you in the Wheelchair?

    I was run off the road by a drunk driver when I was 18 and I was ejected from my vehicle them it rolled over me causing my son's cord injury

  • Why did you get started?

    I started lifting again a few years after my accident when the depression had set in and shrank me down to where everyday tasks were difficult die to lack of strength.. one day I just decided that I was tired of feeling that way and I wanted my life back.

  • What made you want to compete?

    Seeing the professional wheelchair bodybuilders on Instagram made me want to have that kind of ability and he about to help others get it of depression as well

  • How did you go about doing it?

    Nothing to it but to do it.. but really lots of online research on nutrition and proper form and layout of a workout

  • What motivates you?


  • What suggestions or tips do you have for others?

    Work to create a balanced muscle structure to help keep injuries to a minimum along with lots of stretching

Contest history

• Amateur Contest History

2018 NPC Wheelchair Nationals : 1st Place

2018 NPC Wheelchair Nationals : 2nd Place