Bryan Havens

Bryan Havens

  • Name : Bryan Havens
  • Current Residence : Zanesville, Ohio - USA
  • Birthday : May 4, 1992
  • Birthplace : Zanesville, Ohio - USA
  • Disability : Paraplegic
  • Injury Date : July 25, 2009
  • Type of Injury : Spinal Cord Injury
  • Contest Weight : 120 lbs | 54.5 kg
  • Off-Season Weight : 115 lbs | 52.3 kg
  • Year Started Training : 2005 (Walking), 2011 (Wheelchair)
  • Favorite Exercise : Bench
  • Favorite Bodypart to Train : Triceps
  • Facebook: : https://www.facebook.com/havensifbb
  • Instagram: : https://www.instagram.com/bry6/

Biography

Back in July 25 of 09 me and my friends was riding ATVS and one of my friends was climbing a big hill around 200 feet and he went up and got stuck up at the top and he really did not know how to ride and everyone left but me so I went to help me and I started to go up the hill and in the middle of the hill there was a hole that you went in and came out but when I came out my atv flipped and I thought it would be safe to jump off and run up the hill but when I jumped off my friend got off his atv and his atv was coming down to so I pushed him to the right and that made me fall down the hill and before I knew it I was sitting up and I heard this loud sound and I looked back and saw my atv coming end over end and I could not move because my legs was pinned up so I said god please help me and my atv that weighed around 1,000 lbs hit me I broke my back really bad and all of my ribs.

The next thing I knew was I was looking up at the sky and I tried to move and could not move my legs and everything hurt and I was coughing up blood and everything hurt really bad. the next thing I new I saw my brother and he ran up to me and I told him everything’s ok I’ll be fine and the next thing I knew he was saying bryan stay with me don’t give up stay with me please and some people got there and told me they are going to roll me over and its going to hurt and all I could say was no matter how bad it is this will not keep me down. that’s the last thing I can think of then I’m up in ICU and my brother is there with me and everyone was in the room and all I could say was I’m ok I have a game coming up soon and someone came in and told me my football and lifting days was over. and I told him that no matter how bad this is ill overcome it.

Q&A'S

  • What happened? Why are you in the Wheelchair?

    Back in July 25 of 09 me and my friends was riding ATVS and one of my friends was climbing a big hill around 200 feet and he went up and got stuck up at the top and he really did not know how to ride and everyone left but me so I went to help me and I started to go up the hill and in the middle of the hill there was a hole that you went in and came out but when I came out my atv flipped and I thought it would be safe to jump off and run up the hill but when I jumped off my friend got off his atv and his atv was coming down to so I pushed him to the right and that made me fall down the hill and before I knew it I was sitting up and I heard this loud sound and I looked back and saw my atv coming end over end and I could not move because my legs was pinned up so I said god please help me and my atv that weighed around 1,000 lbs hit me I broke my back really bad and all of my ribs. The next thing I knew was I was looking up at the sky and I tried to move and could not move my legs and everything hurt and I was coughing up blood and everything hurt really bad. the next thing I new I saw my brother and he ran up to me and I told him everything's ok I'll be fine and the next thing I knew he was saying bryan stay with me don't give up stay with me please and some people got there and told me they are going to roll me over and its going to hurt and all I could say was no matter how bad it is this will not keep me down. that's the last thing I can think of then I'm up in ICU and my brother is there with me and everyone was in the room and all I could say was I'm ok I have a game coming up soon and someone came in and told me my football and lifting days was over. and I told him that no matter how bad this is ill overcome it.

  • What made you want to become a Wheelchair Bodybuilder?

    I saw Victor Konovalov at the Arnold in 2010 and I saw that my lifting days was not over.

  • How did you go about doing it?

    I started working out and I told myself I will never give up and I'll never stop!

  • What is your Training?

    Monday: Chest and Triceps
    Tuesday: Biceps and Shoulders
    Wed: Back
    Thursday: 4 Miles
    Friday: Abs
    Saturday: OFF
    Sunday: OFF

  • What motivates you?

    I'm determine to get better and to be the best that I can be and I'll never give up.


Contest history

• Amateur Contest History

2012 NPC USA Wheelchair Championship : 3rd Place