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by Handson
Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Eliseev & Hackenschmidt
Replies: 7
Views: 7812

Eliseev & Hackenschmidt

Apologies to those who are already aware of this pic but it's a nice one for those who aren't.

Regards
Handson
by Handson
Mon Mar 05, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Mail Bag - Ask Us a Question
Topic: Lurikh & Pospeshil Wrestling -Time For Closure?
Replies: 9
Views: 10093

Lurikh & Pospeshil Wrestling -Time For Closure?

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Hi All
These 3 pics show 1.the controversial wrestling pic; 2.Georg Lurikh (top) and 3.Karl Pospeshil (bottom).

Will Post later for interest G. Hackenschmidt & Eliseev

Regards

Handson
by Handson
Fri Mar 02, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Mail Bag - Ask Us a Question
Topic: Mystery Photo - Hackenschmidt
Replies: 10
Views: 11540

Re: Mystery Photo - Hackenschmidt

Even better.
Handson.
by Handson
Fri Mar 02, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Mail Bag - Ask Us a Question
Topic: Mystery Photo - Hackenschmidt
Replies: 10
Views: 11540

Re: Mystery Photo - Hackenschmidt

Hi Peter

Can I introduce George Lurich and Karl Pospeshil?

Where Pospeshil =поспешил.

Regards
Handson
by Handson
Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: Mail Bag - Ask Us a Question
Topic: Mystery Photo - Hackenschmidt
Replies: 10
Views: 11540

Re: Mystery Photo - Hackenschmidt

Lurikh is there but I don't think it says Hakkenschmidt [aka Gakkenshmidt].

The plot thickens.

Handson
by Handson
Thu Mar 01, 2018 2:18 am
Forum: Mail Bag - Ask Us a Question
Topic: Mystery Photo - Hackenschmidt
Replies: 10
Views: 11540

Re: Mystery Photo - Hackenschmidt

100% the top guy is Lurich.
Check out this other side profile of him -same beetling brow; pouty puss; dented top of ear; nose &c.
Regards
Handson
by Handson
Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: Mail Bag - Ask Us a Question
Topic: Bob Memery 1929-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 13195

Re: Bob Memery 1929-2014

IMG_3601.jpg Hi Peter I’m well thanks if I discount getting over a heavy cold. Like many of the attendees at shows like those at the Houldsworth Hall, myself included, Bob Memery was more taken by the strength feats side of things than the posing. That probably accounts for being less known than so...
by Handson
Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Mail Bag - Ask Us a Question
Topic: Bob Memery 1929-2014
Replies: 12
Views: 13195

Bob Memery 1929-2014

BOB MEMERY1.jpg BOB MEMERY1.jpg A search of the Forum does not throw up any mention of this great Scouse lifter. I first met him at the Houldsworth Hall around 1963 when he was exhibiting his squatting power with about 600lb at 13 stones bodyweight in his mid 30s -he was 10 years older than me I re...
by Handson
Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Are Forums a dying breed?
Replies: 36
Views: 32105

Re: Are Forums a dying breed?

Mea culpa if 'taking just one example' and 'across the spectrum of topics' are too abstruse.

Barbus barbus or a cylindrical length of steel?

Regards
Handson
by Handson
Sat Jan 06, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Weight Training
Topic: Dangerous exercises.
Replies: 53
Views: 55039

Re: Dangerous exercises.

Hey Chris,you are giving all the secrets away. :lol: Hi Peter Talking of dangerous exercises, Google “Under pressure: man does plank with 200kg power lifter and barbell on his back” to see it on video. BTW at first sight the poor wording seems to imply that the powerlifter alone weighs 200kg ! Some...