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PeteThorpe
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new member in west sussex

Post by PeteThorpe » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:55 pm

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hi just a little intro i use to compete during the late 1980s til 1994 and did very well winning 14 out of 17 or 18 comps i then quit competing when my best buddy who was also my training partner and inspiration was killed in a cycling accident i lost interest in competing but i kept training, i first started when i was eighteen and first competed six years later mainly in nabba and open competitions, i enjoyed it a lot of the time the biggest scalp i took was mr universe winner mike king but this was when we were both novices but its still something to be proud off :)

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Post by sticksb » Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:45 pm

Welcome aboard Pete . Congratulations on your success and look forward to batting
training ideas around with you . Sticks

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Post by Harry Hayfield » Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:02 pm

And that goes double for me, always nice to see another Limey become a member. Could I ask if you would be kind enough to list your contest wins (as it is always possible that we might find a picture of you standing next to someone who is now an international muscle star)?
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Re: new member in west sussex

Post by Mobster » Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:39 am

Mike King was a good scalp

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Post by peter yates » Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:53 pm

Hi Pete,
really glad to have you aboard. Sorry to hear about your mate, i know from my own experience how that feels. Well you have already provided us with some great information and looking forward to hearing more from you.
Regards,Peter.
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Re: new member in west sussex

Post by DannyBoy » Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:13 am

Welcome to the HOPC community Pete, it's always great to have someone with your years of training & competing experience aboard and you certainly had an impressive physique! I'd certainly be interested to hear about any notable names you've ever trained with or competed against. :)
Mobster wrote:Mike King was a good scalp
Ditto!

PeteThorpe
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Post by PeteThorpe » Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:21 pm

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another old pic

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Post by PeteThorpe » Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:23 pm

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results of when i beat mike king

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Post by DannyBoy » Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:33 am

^Very cool, thanks for sharing Pete! What year did the contest where you beat Mike King take place?

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Post by David Gentle » Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:09 am

Hi Pete, i recognise the name and add my name to the guys welcoming you to our most friendly site. Any dates and especially can you let me know of any mags that carried your photos as i may be able to find more photos if i can hone it down. cheers mate. David Gentle
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