Rich “The Dragon Slayer” Gaspari
Three-time runner up of Mr. Olympia competition (1986-1988), Arnold Classic winner (1989), IFBB Hall of Famer (2004), and owner of Gaspari Nutrition (1997).
Rich Gaspari is an American Bodybuilding icon that helped write IFBB history with achievements such winning the Nationals and Mr. Universe at the age of 20, coming in 2nd place in the Mr. Olympia 3 times in a row, winning the Professional Mr. World, attending the European Grand Prix Championship winning 10 First Places and the first Arnold Classic Championship in 1989, being inducted into the IFBB Hall of Fame in 2004, and receiving the Arnold Classic Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013. Rich comes from humble origins as a first-generation American whose parents immigrated to the USA from Portocannone, Italy, instilling within him the drive and work ethic needed to rise above any adversity in his path.
After conquering every obstacle in front of him within the professional bodybuilding world, Rich then set his sights on dominating the dietary supplement industry. Gaspari Nutrition® quickly grew into a worldwide top selling brand, thanks to incredibly effective product offerings which focused on scientific innovation to guarantee the most effective formulas for its hardcore fan base. With worldwide best sellers such as Myofusion®, Halodrol-50™, SuperPump 250™, and SizeOn® powering his stellar product lineup, there is no limit in sight for what Rich and Gaspari Nutrition® can bring to the table to help power and fuel the next generation of bodybuilders and athletes.
- 1983 NPC Junior Nationals Overall Winner
- 1983 NPC Junior Nationals HeavyWeight, 1st
- 1983 NPC Nationals HeavyWeight, 5th
- 1984 NPC Nationals Light-HeavyWeight, 1st
- 1984 World IFBB Amateur Championships Light-HeavyWeight, 1st
- 1985 IFBB Night of Champions 2nd
- 1985 IFBB Mr. Olympia 3rd
- 1986 IFBB Los Angeles Pro Championships Winner
- 1986 IFBB Mr. Olympia 2nd
- 1986 IFBB World Pro Championships Winner
- 1987 IFBB Grand Prix France Winner
- 1987 IFBB Grand Prix Germany 2nd
- 1987 IFBB Grand Prix Germany (2) Winner
- 1987 IFBB Mr. Olympia 2nd
- 1988 IFBB Grand Prix England 2nd
- 1988 IFBB Grand Prix France Winner
- 1988 IFBB Grand Prix Germany Winner
- 1988 IFBB Grand Prix Greece 2nd
- 1988 IFBB Grand Prix Italy Winner
- 1988 IFBB Grand Prix Spain (2) 2nd
- 1988 IFBB Grand Prix Spain Winner
- 1988 IFBB Mr. Olympia 2nd
- 1989 IFBB Arnold Classic Winner
- 1989 IFBB Mr. Olympia 4th
- 1990 IFBB Mr. Olympia 5th
- 1991 IFBB Arnold Classic 7th
Wins are highlighted in red.
Blog Posts from Rich Gaspari
A glute building workout plan you can do in the gym or at home. Very often I’m asked for a glute building workout plan. For better or worse, one of the things I’m most known for is my ass. I was the first pro bodybuilder to bring striated glutes to the Olympia stage. Since then,…