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by peter yates
Sat Aug 24, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: Weight Training
Topic: Expanders
Replies: 101
Views: 37207

Re: Expanders

Yes, well researched and presented information.
Regards,Peter.
by peter yates
Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Olympic History
Topic: Physical Culture at the Olympics Games
Replies: 15
Views: 10647

Re: Physical Culture at the Olympics Games

Thanks for the questions Bobby, and by the way welcome to the forum,and thanks for the answers Harry.
Regards,Peter.
by peter yates
Wed Aug 21, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Videos of Old Physical Culturists, Strongmen & Bodybuilders
Topic: Idle Physical Culture in the 17th century
Replies: 3
Views: 23

Re: Idle Physical Culture in the 17th century

Sorry to hear this Harry.Never fun dealing with bureaucracy, especially when they are always doing cut backs on things that are really needed and dragging their heels.Hope for resolution soon.
Regards,Peter.
by peter yates
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Videos of Old Physical Culturists, Strongmen & Bodybuilders
Topic: Idle Physical Culture in the 17th century
Replies: 3
Views: 23

Re: Idle Physical Culture in the 17th century

Well Harry, better curling the DBs rather than the wine glass. Although there is nothing wrong with a wine glass curl every now and then.BTW how is your training coming along?
Regards,Peter.
by peter yates
Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: rare photos of 1953 nabba universe
Replies: 10
Views: 104

Re: rare photos of 1953 nabba universe

Thank you Diane and David,
very clear there for all to see. Now i notice that James Lawrie was representing Scotland, was he a current Mr.Scotland at the time? Anyone know?
Regards,Peter.
by peter yates
Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: norman rough passes
Replies: 6
Views: 38

Re: norman rough passes

Thanks Ray, i have several pamphlets and there are quite a few in the Maxalding section in the library so i will check them out.I do seem to remember seeing his name though.
Regards,Peter.
by peter yates
Sun Aug 18, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: rare photos of 1953 nabba universe
Replies: 10
Views: 104

Re: rare photos of 1953 nabba universe

Hi Ray, it is interesting that you mention this as this has also been my suspicion. There is no doubt he had won a qualifier he would have been mentioned in the mags at the time. I do believe he was training at Websters gym at the time so it is well within the bounds of reason that Webster got him i...
by peter yates
Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: norman rough passes
Replies: 6
Views: 38

Re: norman rough passes

Thanks Ray, sorry to hear this.Norman had a terrific, rugged physique and it shows the quality of competition at the time that he was not placed higher in some contests.Do you know if he practiced Maxalding or was just awarded the trophy irrespective.Condolences to family and friends.RIP Norman. Reg...
by peter yates
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Mail Bag - Ask Us a Question
Topic: Has Anyone Heard of This Impressive-Looking Guy?
Replies: 3
Views: 68

Re: Has Anyone Heard of This Impressive-Looking Guy?

Hi David, two Australian old time strongmen that carried horses up ladders were Don Athaldo and Paul Apollo Anderson, though there were others of course.I never carried a horse but like you David carried the hod and then when i became a roofer we carried all the tiles up on our shoulder, real leg bu...
by peter yates
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: David's Muscleanous Issue 4
Replies: 3
Views: 53

Re: David's Muscleanous Issue 4

Just a note guys, the rare and original photos, taken by Arax at the universe showing when Bob Kennedy brought over Paul Getty a strong supporter(he used strands) were kindly given to me by our dear friend Malcolm Whyatt ex Health and Strength owner.(The only hard chore bodybuilding mag left in UK ...