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Bodybuilding Legends Show

Oct 14, 2019

Mr. America and Mr. Universe winner Tony Pearson talks about his incredible life for the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Tony's new autobiography Driven details his abusive childhood upbringing in Memphis, Tennessee and his drive to escape his unfortunate life and make something of himself. Tony talks about relocating to St. Louis with his abusive great aunt who raised him from the age of three. While in St. Louis, Tony discovered the sport of bodybuilding as a high school student while training at George Turners gym. Tony talks about his bold decision to move to California at 19 years old with only $75 in his pocket and his experience training at Muscle Beach and the original Gold's Gym. Tony also talks about winning the coveted Mr. America title at only 21 years old in Part One of his interview.