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« on: February 14, 2013, 08:42:59 AM »

 Grin guys that you met, trained with, encountered, or know of from your immeadiate area=local legends. here's a few joe meeko catty pa, carl smith allentown.


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« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2013, 08:44:46 AM »

 Wink


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« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2013, 02:37:43 PM »

of course this guy only lived 40 miles away saw him once in person. but i know some people who actually trained in the same gym as him.


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« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2013, 02:51:26 PM »

paul price scranton same area as zane.


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« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2013, 05:10:10 PM »

Funk, as you may know I hang around with Ted (Arcidi), and I know D-Mass from attending the AOBS dinners.
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« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2013, 07:43:07 AM »

this fella was my personal coach for a good number of years

Mr. JM Blakely

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxfzWbEKd6s" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxfzWbEKd6s</a>





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« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2013, 08:11:37 AM »

Funk, as you may know I hang around with Ted (Arcidi), and I know D-Mass from attending the AOBS dinners.
i know dave, i have a ted a story for you ,some guy i worked with some years ago lived near ted and remembers ted picking up a coke machine and throwing it down a flight of stairs, don't really know if it's true or not but this is what the guy said. d-mass i saw in a contest in allentown once mr eastern usa won by robert reis.


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« Reply #7 on: February 19, 2013, 08:15:38 AM »

this fella was my personal coach for a good number of years

Mr. JM Blakely

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxfzWbEKd6s" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxfzWbEKd6s</a>






that's a cool video guy was a bull.
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« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2013, 12:09:51 PM »

 ;)david moyer from reading pa, the current guy who is similar to him is mike kuhns of the twin city barbell club great little lifters.


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« Reply #9 on: April 20, 2013, 12:12:11 PM »

more recently eddie moyzan was a top local bber, never could get his pro card though.


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« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2013, 12:13:33 PM »

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« Reply #11 on: April 20, 2013, 12:15:07 PM »

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« Reply #12 on: April 20, 2013, 12:16:34 PM »

 ;)this guy used to post on here won the lvchp and mr pa.chris n......z


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« Reply #13 on: April 21, 2013, 02:43:37 PM »

 Tongue a lot of the places where these guys used to train are gone now replaced by others who either weathered the storm or came along at the right time. gone are the olympic fitness center on 19th st, phoenix fitness, the body factory at vantage point,fitness america whitehall. three gold's gyms, 2 la fitness's,a coluceum gym are still in the area.


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« Reply #14 on: April 22, 2013, 11:54:20 AM »

 Cheesy


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« Reply #15 on: April 22, 2013, 11:55:50 AM »

 Angry


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« Reply #16 on: May 11, 2013, 11:08:29 AM »

 Smiley


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« Reply #17 on: May 11, 2013, 11:09:45 AM »

 Wink


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« Reply #18 on: May 11, 2013, 11:13:46 AM »

bob barthelmew, was a great olymp lifter and bber, dale hartman.same as bob barth.
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« Reply #19 on: May 20, 2013, 07:10:50 AM »

There are so many over the years.
First The Legend Bill Pearl was the first visitor to sign Zuver's Big Guest Book.
Second. Bodybuilder and show promoter Mike Glass got his start as in the buisness a Zuver's Gym Manager.
Third. Olympic Weightlifter Russ Knipp who also worked for Zuver's and Weightlifter Tommy Kono was a member when he was in town.
Forth. Powerlifter Bill Peanuts West. Trained with Zuver's powerlifting team now and then.


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« Reply #20 on: May 20, 2013, 07:26:17 AM »

Hand gripper master Richard Sorin known as the Gripasouris and master collector of Vintige Iron.


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« Reply #21 on: May 20, 2013, 07:31:57 AM »

First and second shot is The Great Jack LaLaine family friend and was honored at Zuvers with a Black Velvet Painting.
Third. The late great Strong Man Jon Cole who loved training with the best.
Fourth. Two of the greatest lifter Legends ever Paul Anderson and Terry Todd both lover Big Bob Sr and our Gym.


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« Reply #22 on: May 20, 2013, 07:46:58 AM »

First. Brent Musburger with Big Bob Zuver Sr.
Second. Bodybuilder, Powerlifter Great Mike Mentzer.
Third The greatest Statue THE GIANT ZUVERMAN.
Fourth. Lets not forget Champion Bodybuilder Franco Columbu with Weightlifting Champ Russ Knipp.


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« Reply #23 on: May 20, 2013, 07:57:21 AM »

Then there was Arnold.
Next another true legend Reg Park.
Of course Big Lou Ferrigno who trained at Zuver's quite often.


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« Reply #24 on: May 20, 2013, 08:03:14 AM »

The first two shots some of you might remember Mr Jr America 1980 Rodger Sandvold.
Third. The greatest writer ever Dick Tyler.
Fourth. The great strongman and Bodybuilder David Shaw who trained at Zuver's for years and years.


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