Chris Ruden


Chris Ruden

Chris Ruden has his Bachelor's in Exercise Science and Health Promotion. He is an entrepreneur, model and motivational speaker. Despite congenital birth defects that left him with only two fingers on his left hand and a shorter left arm, he is an Elite Powerlifter who has Type 1 diabetes and wears an insulin pump. He has broken a number of state powerlifting records in Texas and Florida, and he is showing the world that limitations are self imposed.

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