Kevin Nicholes was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, then spent over 20 years in California, the "Mecca" of the bodybuilding world. During his younger years in Utah, Kevin spent a lot of time with Horses, including training and competing. He has over 35 years of experience in the field of strength training and conditioning of both humans and animals, and has over 10 years of bodybuilding competition where he consistently placed in the top five of the toughest bodybuilding events throughout the United States Western Region. He loves mountain biking and road biking. He thrives on challenging himself in road bike races, crits, and time trials.