Eric Baldino


HEIGHT: 5’8”
WEIGHT: 215 LBS.

Eric Baldino

HEIGHT: 5’8”

WEIGHT: 215 LBS.

HOMETOWN: Cincinnati, Ohio

FAVORITE ARM-WRESTLING TECHNIQUE: “Toproll is always Plan A, but I train so that my hook is a decent Plan B if I get pulled into a hook.”

RIVALRIES: No rivalries

YEARS COMPETING IN THE SPORT:  22 years

FAMILY: Single, no children

WAL TITLES: WAL 2014 Finalist

EMPLOYMENT: Juvenile Detention Correctional Officer

HOBBIES: Working out and outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and fishing

FAVORITE TRAINING TECHNIQUE: Weight training and training with other arm-wrestlers

INTERESTING FACT OR EXPERIENCE THAT HELPED SHAPE LIFE: Baldino has pursued many paths in life, but the sport of arm-wrestling has always been one of the most tremendous sources of inspiration and motivation for him. According to Baldino, “The preparation for competitions is addictive, the tournaments are pure adrenaline, the wins are exhilarating, and the losses are a source of inspiration if one is inspired by the strength of another.”

UNIQUE FACT: “I never compare myself to others. The only regrets I have are risks not taken, and I always pursue my passions despite what others may think.”

MOTTO: “Life should be lived in a manner that inspires the pure of heart, and infuriates the heartless.”