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by dhartnet
Sat Nov 09, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Re: Manfred Hoerberl killed.?
Replies: 29
Views: 4356

Re: Manfred Hoerberl killed.?

Couldn't find much info on (or if) he is really dead, any updates?
by dhartnet
Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Just heard Franco has died...
Replies: 5
Views: 899

Re: Just heard Franco has died...

Yes, heard it may have been an illness (like heart attack) while he was in the water, and drowned. Very sad, got his book as a skinny lad in 7th grade (1978), and have loved the iron ever since. Was always one of my favorites (though IMO didn't deserve that Mr. o against Platz/Padilla) but always lo...
by dhartnet
Fri Aug 30, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Just heard Franco has died...
Replies: 5
Views: 899

Just heard Franco has died...

SAN TEODORO. Franco Columbu (78 years), the bodybuilder-actor, a native of Ollolai, but for years resident in the United States, a great friend of the actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, died this afternoon August 30 after having suffered an illness while he was bathing on the beach at San Teodoro. http://...
by dhartnet
Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Happy Birthday Jim Duggan
Replies: 4
Views: 891

Re: Happy Birthday Jim Duggan

Happy belated Big Jim!
by dhartnet
Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Mail Bag - Ask Us a Question
Topic: Who's This Handy Looking Lifter?
Replies: 8
Views: 2870

Re: Who's This Handy Looking Lifter?

He's not sure Peter since they are still filming,maybe this time next year, hopefully sooner.
by dhartnet
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Mail Bag - Ask Us a Question
Topic: Who's This Handy Looking Lifter?
Replies: 8
Views: 2870

Re: Who's This Handy Looking Lifter?

Ted recently landed a TV show (now filming) and will be on Paramount TV in USA when it comes out. (Used to be SpikeTV).

A nice role/pick-up for him:

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2304589/?r ... flmg_act_1
by dhartnet
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Ray Nobile Joins HOPC Team
Replies: 8
Views: 1407

Re: Ray Nobile Joins HOPC Team

Outstanding news! A great guy who has done it all in the iron game!
by dhartnet
Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAVE HARTNETT
Replies: 2
Views: 730

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAVE HARTNETT

Thank you Gents!!
by dhartnet
Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Martial Arts Magazines
Replies: 2
Views: 686

Re: Martial Arts Magazines

Saw that on the FB page, very cool. I know Peter is into the arts. I think they go hand in hand, I really like the old school Martial Arts more than the modern UFC stuff (yup, old). So I began lifting in 1978, built my first basement gym at age 12 / 13. By 1980/81, a bunch of us joined Bob Meserve M...
by dhartnet
Mon May 27, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Videos of Old Physical Culturists, Strongmen & Bodybuilders
Topic: WORLD RECORD 560lb (255kg) Steinborn Rockover squat!
Replies: 6
Views: 1592

Re: WORLD RECORD 560lb (255kg) Steinborn Rockover squat!

peter yates wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 1:55 pm
Thanks Dave, a terrific feat of strength.A pleasure to watch.
He's quite the character (and a very strong one) for sure...