Harold Kelley

Harold Kelley - IFBB Pro Wheelchair

  • Name : Harold Kelley
  • Nickname : King Kong
  • Current Residence : Irving, Texas - USA
  • Birthday : April 19, 1971
  • Birthplace : Orangeburg, South Carolina - USA
  • Disability : Paraplegic
  • Injury Date : 2007
  • Type of Injury : Spinal Cord Injury
  • Injury Level : T11-T12 Complete
  • Contest Weight : 170-178 lbs / 77.3-80-9 kg
  • Off-Season Weight : 180-185 lbs / 81.8-84.1 kg
  • Year Started Training : 1990
  • Favorite Exercise : Pull-ups, Dumbbell Rows
  • Favorite Bodypart to Train : Back
  • Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/harold.kelley.16
  • Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/mr.o_wheelchair/


Car Accident in 2007

Swerved to miss hitting a deer and crashed into a tree. The seat belt broke his back and damaged his spine.


  • What happened? Why are you in the Wheelchair?

    Car Accident, T11 & T12 spinal injury

  • Why did you get started?

    I use to compete in Bodybuilding before and received my Pro card as a bodybuilder, when I injured my back after recovering and still in love with the sport I wanted to continue doing what I did before or close to it, it was either this or car racing

  • What made you want to become a Wheelchair Bodybuilder?

    Only other option available in Bodybuilding

  • How did you go about doing it?

    Got informed received information from different sites and just signed up

  • What motivates you?

    My passion to the sport living it day in and day out and wanting to be motivation and inspiration to others

  • What suggestions or tips do you have for others?

    Keep pushing and never give up no matter your circumstances, work with what you have , don't dwell on what you don't have and make what you have WORK for you!

  • Would like to add anything else?

    Stay positive always, stay focused and stay faithful to yourself and always speak with positive words no matter how harsh your situation may be.

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