Videos of Old Physical Culturists, Strongmen & Bodybuilders

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Re: Videos of Old Physical Culturists, Strongmen & Bodybuild

Post by DannyBoy » Thu Sep 10, 2015 12:22 pm

DannyBoy wrote:After mentioning the great Lamar Gant in the "Inspiring" thread, I thought I would post this video of him deadlifting 634lb at a weight of 123lb.

[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSVqlh7ePb8[/video]
And here's a video of Lamar Gant deadlifting 672lb at a weight of 132lb.

[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klXVGdlLx-I[/video]

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Post by peter yates » Fri Sep 11, 2015 10:45 am

THANKS DANNY,
AH, THE GOOD OLD DAYS OF POWERLIFTING. JUST A BELT AND CHALK AND LOTS OF COURAGE. A GREAT LIFTER AND A GOOD AMBASSADOR FOR THE SPORT. HE MUST HAVE BUILT TREMENDOUS BACK STRENGTH AS HE ALMOST STRAIGHT LEG DEADLIFTS. I ONCE READ HIS DESIRE WAS FOR THE DIFFERENT FACTIONS TO UNIFY BUT SADLY THE SITUATION HAS ONLY GOTTEN WORSE.
REGARDS, PETER.
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Re: Videos of Old Physical Culturists, Strongmen & Bodybuild

Post by DannyBoy » Fri Sep 11, 2015 5:29 pm

peter yates wrote:THANKS DANNY,
AH, THE GOOD OLD DAYS OF POWERLIFTING. JUST A BELT AND CHALK AND LOTS OF COURAGE. A GREAT LIFTER AND A GOOD AMBASSADOR FOR THE SPORT. HE MUST HAVE BUILT TREMENDOUS BACK STRENGTH AS HE ALMOST STRAIGHT LEG DEADLIFTS. I ONCE READ HIS DESIRE WAS FOR THE DIFFERENT FACTIONS TO UNIFY BUT SADLY THE SITUATION HAS ONLY GOTTEN WORSE.
REGARDS, PETER.
Yeah, it's a shame and it can make it difficult to keep up with what's what & who's doing what in powerlifting.

EDIT: I re-read what I just posted above^ and realized I didn't phrase it very well, but hopefully you understand my meaning. ;)

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Re: Videos of Old Physical Culturists, Strongmen & Bodybuild

Post by DannyBoy » Wed Oct 28, 2015 4:55 pm

Here's a video just uploaded to YouTube today of "Mr. Powerlifting" Larry Pacifico bench pressing 575lb in 1972 (and making it look easy). Per the video description, the bar was misloaded to 575lb when it was actually suppose to be 570lb (570 can be seen on the board/screen in the back).

[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYeGB2fO9BQ[/video]

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Post by DannyBoy » Thu Feb 11, 2016 4:03 am

Arnold Schwarzenegger posted this video on his Facebook page:

[video]https://www.facebook.com/arnold/videos/ ... 622011760/[/video]

It's great to see that even after nearly 50 years Arnold and Franco Columbu are still great friends & training partners.

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Post by DannyBoy » Mon May 30, 2016 4:10 pm

Here's an impressive video of Robby Robinson guest posing at the NABBA North West contest a few days ago after just turning 70.

[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWVrUoR49wQ[/video]

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Post by DannyBoy » Sat Jul 02, 2016 12:35 pm

I came across this YouTube video of a short clip of an episode of The Wild Wild West from the late 60s featuring "The Duke of Delts" Don Howorth.

[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgZ_VRHIs8E[/video]

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Post by peter yates » Thu Sep 15, 2016 10:44 am

I THINK THIS ONE WILL FIT HERE.[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3hf5sZAhmA[/video]
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Re: Videos of Old Physical Culturists, Strongmen & Bodybuild

Post by DannyBoy » Thu Sep 15, 2016 5:17 pm

peter yates wrote:I THINK THIS ONE WILL FIT HERE.[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3hf5sZAhmA[/video]
What an impressive feat by Odd, 66 years old and still going super strong! Much respect!

Thanks for posting the video Peter!

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