John Hanrahan | The Bader Show (Ep. 323)

John Hanrahan | The Bader Show (Ep. 323)

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John Hanrahan was an All-American at Penn State and ann Olympic hopeful. He became a world famous fashion model and eventually got addicted to drugs and had a crazy near death experience. He cleaned up and went to become a fitness trainer for the likes of Julia Roberts, Howard Stern and John Kennedy jr., among others. He now has a non-profit called He also wrote a book about his journey called "Wrestling With Angels'.

0:01 - Getting into wrestling, not boxing

0:03 - hHaving success

0:05 - Gable wanna go takedowns?  

0:08 - Going to PSU and being Gables lead clinician

0:12 - Wrestling with the Schultz brothers

0:15 - Training at Foxcatcher

0:18 - Anxiety vs Dave Schultz

0:20 - Becoming a fashion model

0:25 - Partying, getting out of control 

0:30 - Near death experience

0:35 - Road to recovery 

0:40 - Julia Roberts wanted to learn wrestling

0:42 - Winning NYAC after layoff, coaching at Fordham

0:47 - Happiest times of his life

0:50 - Telling his kids about his struggles

0:53 - Heroes of today