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Christopher R. Graves - Pro Classic Physique
Personal: Married, 3 children
Place of Birth: Houston, TX
State of residence: Kentucky
Available For Posing Exhibitions and/or Seminars: Yes
Occupation: Industrial/Organizational Research Scientist
Hobbies: Guitar, bodybuilding
Favorite Movie: The Lord of the Rings
Favorite Actor: Clint Eastwood
Favorite Band: Led Zeppelin
Favorite Performer: Nolan Ryan
Training Since: 1994
Year Turned PRO: 2017
Height: 5' 9"
Weight: Preshow 150
Weight: Show 148
Education: College Graduate
Best Body Part: Abdominals
Most Challenging Body Part: Lats
Favorite Exercise: Squats
Least Favorite Exercise: Pull-ups
Traits You Admire Most In Others: Humility, integrity
2017 NPC Kentucky Derby Championships:
1st Place Novice Classic Physique (Class B)
2nd Place Masters Classic Physique
3rd Place Open Classic Physique (Class B)
2017 NGA Bluegrass Bodybuilding Championships:
1st Place Masters Classic Physique
2nd Place Open Classic Physique
BIO: I am a husband to my wife of 27 years, Stacy, and the father of three: Edie (and her husband Jacob, aka, Speed), Ivan, and Oliver. I am proud to have attended two schools: Northland Christian School (Houston, TX) and Harding University (Searcy, AR). I have enjoyed weight training for over 25 year, but only started competing in bodybuilding in 2017 upon the unexpected advice of Steve Weingarten of Louisville, KY, who is now my coach. In this arena, I hope to represent my God and family to the best of my ability.