Almanac of
Men's Bodybuilding
by Ron Avidan

The most complete information of bodybuilder's profiles available. All help is welcomed! The Almanac is always updated whenever possible.

  • Quinn, B.J.
    Born Braden Jeffrey Quinn in Newport, Rhode Island on November 19, 1967 ... height 5'8" ... raised in San Diego, California ... was a high school wrestler ... other activities included surfing, skateboarding and motocross (he was nationally ranked) ... He started to bodybuilding because he wanted to stop smoking ... Contests include the 1994 ANBC Natural California Medium 1st; 1995 NPC San Diego LW 2nd; 1995 ABA World Natural MW 1st; 1996 ABA Southern Cal MW 1st & Overall; 1997 NPC Southern Cal Ironman Natural MW 1st; 1997 ABA World Natural MW 1st & Overall; 1997 ABA World Cup Natural MW 1st & Overall; 1997 INBF World Cup Natural MW 1st & Overall; 1998 NPC Ironman Naturally MW 1st;

  • Quinn, Jim
    Born February 2, 1960. Contests include the 1990 IFBB North American 1st; 1993 Night of Champions 11th; 1993 Niagara Falls Pro 4th; 1994 Ironman Pro 10th; 1995 Houston Pro 11th; 2000 Masters Olympia 5th;

  • Quinn, Mike
    Born November 18, 1961. Raised in Brockton, Massachusetts. Had a sister who committed suice in 1989. Married Denise on Valentine's Day, 1998. Has a stepdaughter named Destiny. In 1992, owned a Gold's Gym in Palm Beach, Florida, and sold it. In 1993 opened another Gold's Gym in Boca Raton, Florida, and lost $800,000 in it, which bankrupted Mike. In 1999, diagnosed with ADHT (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and manic depression, also known as being bipolar. In 2002, currently works at the Gridiron Gym in Weston, Florida.

    Contests include the 1981 AAU Mr. America HW 10th; 1981 AAU Tean Mr. America HW 1st & Overall; 1982 NPC Junior Nationals HW 2nd; 1982 NPC Nationals HW 7th; 1983 NPC USA HW 4th; 1984 AAU Mr. America Medium 3rd; 1984 NABBA Mr. Universe Medium 1st; 1984 NABBA World Championships Medium 2nd; 1986 NPC Nationals HW 4th; 1987 NPC USA HW 1st & Overall; 1987 IFBB Detroit Pro 4th; 1988 World Pro 4th; 1988 Mr. Olympia 6th; 1988 Grand Prix England 5th; 1988 Grand Prix France 5th; 1998 Grand Prix Germany 4th; 1988 Grand Pri Greece 7th; 1998 Grand Prix Italy 7th; 1988 Grand Prix Spain 4th; 1989 Olympia 7th; 1989 Grand Prix England 7th; 1989 Grand Prix Finland 8th; 1989 Grand Prix Holland 7th; 1990 Olympia 11th; 1990 Grand Prix Holland 12th; 1991 WBF Grand Prix 12th; 1993 Night of Champions 16th; 1994 Arnold Classic 14th; 1994 Night of Champions 5th; 1994 San Jose Pro 11th; 1998 Night of Champions 18th; 1999 Night of Champions 19th; 1999 Pro World 17th;