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DAVE DRAPER
Professional Athlete, Actor, Author

CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES
Mr. America, Mr. World. Mr. Universe

AUTHOR
Iron in My Hands Iron On My Mind, Your Body Revival, Brother Iron, Sister Steel

WRITER, MAGAZINE ARTICLES
Santa Cruz Sentinel, Muscle & Fitness, Flex, MuscleMag Int'l, Muscular Development, IronMan, OnFitness

COLUMNIST
IronOnline, Santa Cruz Sentinel, OnTarget with Dave Draper, Muscle & Fitness, Good Times Weekly

INVENTOR
Top Squat bar handle device and a variety of thick-handled bars

MOVIE ACTOR
Don't Make Waves, Lord Love a Duck, Three on a Couch, Walk Don't Run

TELEVISION CREDITS
Host of David The Gladiator, Johnny Carson, Merv Griffin, Beverly Hillbillies, The Monkees, Karen, Hercules, ESPN Feature Story, Red Skelton, E! TV True Hollywood Story

MAGAZINE COVER SUBJECT
20 United States, 6 European Cover Shots

MAGAZINE ARTICLE SUBJECT
75+ articles, including an 8-page feature article in GQ Magazine

WORLDWIDE EXHIBITIONS
South Africa, Australia, Belgium, France, Holland, New Zealand, England, Spain, Germany, Italy, Trinidad, Mexico, Canada, USA

TOURED WITH
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Tate (film publicity tour), Elvis Presley, Frank Zane

AWARDS
Bodybuilder's Hall of Fame, San Francisco Film Commission Honoree, American Bodybuilding Award Star of the Decade, World Gym Lifetime Achievement Award, Joe Gold Hall of Fame, others

SEMINAR SPEAKER & PUBLIC SERVICE APPEARANCES
200+ seminars and book signings, DARE Program speaker, prisons, churches, fire & police departments, youth group homes, schools, senior programs

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Dave's most popular book is Brother Iron, Sister Steel. Click here for more information.

His newest book is Iron in My Hands.

The golden era bodybuilding book, West Coast Bodybuilding Scene includes Dave's great photo captions

Dave's weekly column appears here each Wednesday.

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