Ryan Smithson

Ryan Smithson

  • Name : Ryan Smithson
  • Current Residence : Reno, Nevada - USA
  • Birthday : August 4th, 1978
  • Birthplace : Reno, Nevada - USA
  • Contest Weight : 130 lbs | 59.1 kg
  • Off-Season Weight : 150 lbs | 68.2 kg
  • Year Started Training : Since I was 18
  • Favorite Exercise : Bench Press
  • Favorite Bodypart to Train : Chest
  • Facebook: : https://www.facebook.com/ryan.smithson.77



  • What happened? Why are you in the Wheelchair?

    I was born like this while I'm in a wheelchair I want to be the best bodybuilder that I can be

  • Why did you get started?

    The reason I got started was I wanted to see how far I could go in bodybuilding show I go about doing exercise is I imagine myself as big as Arnold Schwarzenegger

  • What made you want to become a Wheelchair Bodybuilder?

    A friend of mine told me that I should try bodybuilding and ever since then I've been hooked

  • How did you go about doing it?

    I like the thrill of pushing my body to its limit every time I'm in the gym

  • What motivates you?

    What motivates me in bodybuilding is that someday I might be able to meet Arnold Schwarzenegger because he is my role model.

  • What supplements do you take?

    I don't take any supplements because I believe in staying natural.

  • Do you have any suggestions or tips for others?

    If other people want to do bodybuilding, I say go for it. I have way too many bodybuilding trophies but my most recent thing I'm 3x time Mr. Olympia

Contest history

• Amateur Contest History

2005 INBA Natural Olympia : 1st Place

2004 INBA Natural World Championships : 1st Place