Ric “The Equalizer” Drasin is a former champion bodybuilder and professional wrestler from the golden era whose career excelled inside and outside the ring. Ric was trained by legend Mae Young in 1965 and made his debut at the Grand Olympic Auditorium. He rose to claim many championships and become revered by others in the sport.
In “The Time of My Life,” Drasin tells the tale of his successes -- both personal and professional -- with great wisdom and wit. He offers insights about the evolving nature of the sport and intriguing anecdotes of encounters with stars in the business. Throughout his career, Drasin has found countless outlets for his personal brand and expertise in fitness, nutrition, wrestling and bodybuilding. He trained with Arnold Schwarzenegger and designed the iconic Gold’s Gym and World Gym logos. He played the Demi-Hulk alongside Lou Ferrigno and even designed a fitness clothing line. Drasin expounds on the mental toughness, heart and dedication required to truly excel in this art, as well as the applicableness of a bodybuilder’s mentality to parenting and other aspects of life.
At 71, Ric still stays in excellent shape and trains seven days a week. He has his own show, “Ric’s Corner,” with an ever-growing viewership of over 25 million, and regularly contributes to The Huffington Post. He is still accustomed to beating the odds, as he recently survived pneumonia and congestive heart failure and quickly recovered.Ric is an icon and a motivator to all of his followers in life and on his show. He inspires people to gain self-confidence and go beyond where they ever thought they could go.
RIC DRASIN (ricdrasin.com) is a former champion Bodybuilder from the Golden Era and Professional Wrestler (The Equalizer). Ric was Arnold Schwarzenegger’s training partner for 4 years and also designed the Iconic Gold’s Gym and World Gym logos, one of the largest selling logos in the world. In 2012 Ric was awarded the Joe Gold Lifetime Achievement Award in Las Vegas and was the first recipient of the award.
Ric still teaches wrestling in his backyard ring in Sherman Oaks, and has trained many champions including WWE Champ Rusev (current).
Ric was trained by the legend Mae Young in 1965 where he made his debut at the
Grand Olympic Auditorium as the Blonde Blue Eyed Bodybuilder ‘The All American Boy” There he met long time friend Gene Le Bell who brought him into the Stunt business.
Ric was also the Demi Hulk ( the middle man) on the Incredible Hulk TV Series with Lou Ferrigno.
He has done numerous commercials, films and TV Series along with Print Work for Magazines.
At 71 Ric still stays in excellent shape and trains 7 days a week. He also has his own show Ric’s Corner with over 25 million viewers to date and growing very quick. The show is based on his own experiences in fitness, nutrition, wrestling, bodybuilding and more with many legends as guests. Ricscorner.com
Ric just had pneumonia and congestive heart failure, 7 days in the hospital, losing 30 lbs., and beating the odds and returned to the gym after being down 3 weeks and made a speedy recovery from proper training and nutrition. Just had proven that a healthy lifestyle was the way to go.
Ric is an icon and a motivator to all of his followers in life and on his show and inspires people to gain self-confidence and move forward. And also writes articles for The Huffington Post. He just finished a documentary for National Geographic called ‘Facing Arnold Schwarzenegger.”
Ric also hosts
WWE Smack down review – Afterbuzz TV (producer Maria Menonus
Old School Wrestling - Afterbuzz TV
Ric Drasin Live - EmpowermeTV
Tuff and Tender - EmpowermeTV
Actors Entertainment – Pepper Jay Productions
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