David Prowse

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Tom K
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David Prowse

Post by Tom K » Sun Nov 29, 2020 1:44 am

Hello it is being reported in the news that David Prowse, "darth vader" and" the green cross man " died.

I knew he was a weightlifter but it is also reported on the BBC that he was one of the first to open a chain of gyms in the UK.

Do we have any more detailed information about his lifting career, gyms or if he penned any articles?

Thanks and rip David Prowse

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Re: David Prowse

Post by Harry Hayfield » Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:55 am

Tom K wrote:
Sun Nov 29, 2020 1:44 am
Hello it is being reported in the news that David Prowse, "darth vader" and" the green cross man " died.

I knew he was a weightlifter but it is also reported on the BBC that he was one of the first to open a chain of gyms in the UK.

Do we have any more detailed information about his lifting career, gyms or if he penned any articles?

Thanks and rip David Prowse
We have a thread memorialising David already at viewtopic.php?f=8&p=16820#p16820
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