Roland Kickinger Pro Bodybuilding Profile

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Name: Roland Kickinger
Location: Venice Beach, CA
Born: March 30, 1969
Height: 6'4"
Off-Season Weight: 320 lbs.
Competition Weight: 300 lbs.

Roland Kickinger

Competitive Record ///

  • 1999 Ironman Pro Invitational -- 19th
  • 1999 Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic -- 15th
  • 1998 IronMan Invitational -- 14th
  • 1997 IronMan Invitational -- 13th
  • 1997 San Jose Pro Invitational -- 15th
  • 1997 Ironman Pro Invitational -- 11th
  • 1996 Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic -- 12th
  • 1996 Ironman Pro Invitational -- 7th

Fun Facts ///

  • First Bodybuilding Contest: The NABBA Newcomer Contest in Austria, where I placed first.
  • Major win: My most significant win was the 1994 Nationals in Austria -- this was the contest that allowed me to turn pro.
  • Role Model in Bodybuilding: Zabo [Koszewski], who trains at the World Gym in Venice Beach , California.
  • Bodybuilders Whose Physiques You Most Admire: Aaron Baker
  • Highlight of My Career: My Weider contract has made me appreciate my efforts in the gym even more. Other highlights include receiving my pro card from Wayne DeMilia; meeting Joe Weider for the first time; and although it's not necessarily a bodybuilding-related achievement, getting my green card from my attorney.
  • Biggest Disappointment of My Career: Getting food poisoning in China right before the 1994 World Amateur Championships. I lost 25 pounds in one week -- and I also lost the show!
  • Best Bodypart: My chest and arms
  • Worst Bodypart: My left index finger -- it has a wicked scar!
  • Favourite Exercise: Anything that makes me a better athlete.
  • Traits You Admire Most In Yourself: I am an excellent cook. I'm a down-to-earth person. I'm a hard worker. I'm honest. And I'm always trying to better myself.
  • Favourite Writer: John Steinbeck
  • Favorite Musician: Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Favorite Athlete: Dan Turk (Oakland Raiders)
  • Favorite Food: Kaiserschmarren (a sweet Austrian omelet) served with plums and vanilla ice cream
  • Favorite Binge-Out Treat: Charlie Temmel's ice cream at the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica
  • Favorite Automobile: A white Ford Bronco
  • Idea of a Perfect Vacation: Relaxing on a beach in Hawaii
  • Possessions You Prize Above All Others: My Bronco, my computer, my fax machine, my microwave, my refrigerator and my oven
  • Person You Most Admire: Robert Nesci, one of my best friends
  • What you would want to be if you weren't a pro bodybuilder: An actor and a part-time waite
  • People who have been major influences on you bodybuilding career: Joe Weider, the one and only Master Blaster. Josef Weinstein, powerlifting champion. And my mother because she cooked my precontest food
  • What you like most about bodybuilding: The travel and the publicity
  • What you dislike most about pro bodybuilding: I must eat six times a day, prepare all my meals and carry them with me wherever I go -- it can be a very confining existence
  • Long-term bodybuilding ambition: To reach my potential

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