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It's Bob Cicherillo's Birthday!

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It's IFBB Pro Bob Cicherillo's birthday today! Who is Bob Cicherillo? Well he's pictured above with MUSCLE INSIDER owner Scott Welch but understand that he may not be Canadian BUT he's an icon in the bodybuilding industry worldwide. In fact, he's even the MC for the Mr. Olympia contest each year!

Contest History

Bob first bodybuilding competition was the 1981 Natural America, where he placed 4th in the teen tall class. His first NPC event was the 1987 NPC Junior Nationals, where he won in the heavyweight class division. His first IFBB event was the IFBB North American championships, where he placed 4th. His first IFBB Night of Champions was in 2001, where he placed 11th. His first Mr. Olympia came the following year in 2002, where he placed 17th.

Co-host of Pro Bodybuilding Weekly

Cicherillo is the co-host of the radio show and podcast Pro Bodybuilding Weekly with Dan Solomon, he recently left bodybuilding.com and joined BSN. He qualified for the 2006 Olympia by winning the 2006 Masters in New York but elected not to compete instead serving as host/emcee of the various Olympia contests. Bob Cicherillo has been featured in many fitness and magazine articles, as well as being featured on the cover of FLEX magazine. He once appeared in the television sitcom Malcom in the Middle and is a regular contributor to the fitness website bodybuilding.com. In addition, Cicherillo has appeared in an ESPN Sportscenter commercial with Stewart Scott, a music video for the band Smashmouth, and in the movie Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, playing "Rory", a bodybuilder at Ben Stiller's gym. He is also a member of the Screen Actors Guild. On behalf of the fans here at MUSCLE INSIDER, we want to wish you a happy birthday Chic!