Search found 60 matches

by raynobile
Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: norman rough passes
Replies: 8
Views: 50

Re: norman rough passes

thanks harry, adam glass sent me the article yesterday, unfortunatly the article was full of inacuries, norman did not compete in the 1969 mr universe in new york. he competed in the nabba 69 universe held in london. he did not win the mr britain.i wish journilsts would do there research before subm...
by raynobile
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: rare photos of 1953 nabba universe
Replies: 10
Views: 106

Re: rare photos of 1953 nabba universe

great find, thanks david and diane, much apreciated.
by raynobile
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: norman rough passes
Replies: 8
Views: 50

Re: norman rough passes

hi peter, yes norman practised maxalding at that time.i was a maxalding pupil too, on the advice of my trainer don dorans, don told me it would help in my posing routines which it did. anyway maxalding produced a pamphlet , may have been monthly or bi monthly.in it there were write ups on the succes...
by raynobile
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: rare photos of 1953 nabba universe
Replies: 10
Views: 106

Re: rare photos of 1953 nabba universe

thanks peter and david, we are aggreed that sean got into the 53 universe via david webster. this is why webster did not respond to my NUMEROUS emails to him a few years back. nabba rules state that you must qualify by entering your area contest and moving on to the next qualifier which would be the...
by raynobile
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: norman rough passes
Replies: 8
Views: 50

Re: norman rough passes

norman died in a hospice after a battle with lung cancer, funeral later this week. adam glass will be atending. here is a short bio courtesy of adam
Norrie 1.jpg
Norrie 1.jpg (486.42 KiB) Viewed 46 times
by raynobile
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: norman rough passes
Replies: 8
Views: 50

Re: norman rough passes

i will post details of cause of death and funeral arrangments when i recive more info.
by raynobile
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: rare photos of 1953 nabba universe
Replies: 10
Views: 106

Re: rare photos of 1953 nabba universe

i have tried for years now to find out how sean connery or tom qualified for the universe. adam glass and joe roark have also tried. he must have won the mr scotland then went on to place highly in the mr britain in order to get an invite to the universe.however there is no mention in the mags of hi...
by raynobile
Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: norman rough passes
Replies: 8
Views: 50

norman rough passes

norman rough passed 2 days ago. he won the mr scotland a record 6 times in a row and competed against arnold in the 1969 mr universe.
norman.jpg
norman.jpg (44.54 KiB) Viewed 50 times
by raynobile
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: Combat Arts and Sports
Topic: bill andeson passes
Replies: 1
Views: 42

bill andeson passes

bill anderson passed away 2 days ago. bill was a legend in the scottish highland games circuit. he dominated the games for 30 years.he was also 2nd to geoff capes in the 1979 britains strongest man. he went to wsm twice as a refferee. the amazing thing was that bill never trained with weights. his t...
by raynobile
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Ray's Training Advice
Topic: Launch of Ray's Training Q & A
Replies: 14
Views: 584

Re: Launch of Ray's Training Q & A

hi tom, i have been fortunate that i never had an exercise that gave me pain. i put this down to starting training at a young age, 13 years old. also i have been very consistent with my workouts.in 55 years of training i have not had more than a week off.i have however had a couple of injuries durin...