Getbig Bodybuilding, Figure and Fitness Forums
February 09, 2016, 01:11:16 AM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
 
   Home   Help Login Register  
Pages: [1] 2 3   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: MY EXPERIENCE WITH PAUL ANDERSON.  (Read 9840 times)
Robert Zuver
Getbig III
***
Gender: Male
Posts: 496


« on: April 22, 2013, 04:01:11 PM »

Paul Anderson is a legend. Back when other strong men were doing there thing Paul was makeing a name for himself on TV, in newspapers, with personal appearances, any way he could tell the public about strength. He had many claims to fame. Some well documented some not so much. Most were written about over and over agin, each time told a little different. Some are believed some not. I doesn't matter he was and will always will be one of the greatest strongmen of all times. If you ask most people who Paul Anderson was they will most likley say he was the Worlds Strongest Man. Why?  Because if you punch in Paul's name on Google it's going to say so.  Legends are what makes America Great. I was fortunate enough to have spent a little time with this great man. Both when I was a young boy and when I was a young man over 21. Paul was always true to his beleaves. Loved his family and loved his work in the muscle world. He helped many young boys that otherwise might have ended up in prison or worst.
As a kid I got to play in Paul's home Gym.  I got to touch some of his famous wheel weights.  How cool is that?  
Now when I see a picture of some of them on the internet I tell my kids, Hey I tried lifting that. My fingerprints are on there somewhere. It's memories ill have for the rest of my life. How many of you out there can say that they did that?  Paul had a bench press with a starting weight of 500 plus pounds he used. My little brother (Rick The Rhino) and I posed on it for pictures. Here are a few.


* image.jpg (293.65 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1285 times.)

* image.jpg (320.65 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1145 times.)

* image.jpg (241.85 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1190 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
Robert Zuver
Getbig III
***
Gender: Male
Posts: 496


« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2013, 04:04:30 PM »

The first picture is of my brother Rick and I on Paul's back yard having a chat.
The second is Paul having his favorite drink. GOT MILK?
The third one of his famed lifts.


* image.jpg (167.32 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1198 times.)

* image.jpg (96.17 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1223 times.)

* image.jpg (173.51 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1426 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
Robert Zuver
Getbig III
***
Gender: Male
Posts: 496


« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2013, 04:18:40 PM »

Here are just a few of The lifts Paul liked doing. The one in color is one he did not for TV but for just some of our family and friends. Notice sitting on the table are Big Bob Zuver Sr., David Shaw, Hal Connolly, Tommy Kono, John Terpak, Bob Hise and Russ Knipp.
The rest were just shots of other times he did that lift for the public.


* image.jpg (210.32 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1173 times.)

* image.jpg (115.98 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1104 times.)

* image.jpg (165.78 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1117 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
Robert Zuver
Getbig III
***
Gender: Male
Posts: 496


« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2013, 04:23:20 PM »

The following pics are random shots of Big Paul.


* image.jpg (128.3 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1213 times.)

* image.jpg (128.82 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1195 times.)

* image.jpg (205.54 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1111 times.)

* image.jpg (89.45 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1128 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
Robert Zuver
Getbig III
***
Gender: Male
Posts: 496


« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2013, 04:25:34 PM »

More random shots


* image.jpg (97.89 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1176 times.)

* image.jpg (79.29 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1070 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
Robert Zuver
Getbig III
***
Gender: Male
Posts: 496


« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2013, 04:26:29 PM »

More random shots


* image.jpg (81.75 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1050 times.)

* image.jpg (279.05 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1131 times.)

* image.jpg (187.03 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1073 times.)

* image.jpg (190.77 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1120 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
Robert Zuver
Getbig III
***
Gender: Male
Posts: 496


« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2013, 04:29:38 PM »

A few more.


* image.jpg (186.79 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1089 times.)

* image.jpg (191.72 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1053 times.)

* image.jpg (174.18 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1089 times.)

* image.jpg (173.1 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1094 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
Robert Zuver
Getbig III
***
Gender: Male
Posts: 496


« Reply #7 on: April 22, 2013, 04:31:36 PM »

Yep more


* image.jpg (181.83 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1057 times.)

* image.jpg (216.98 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1128 times.)

* image.jpg (209.24 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1048 times.)

* image.jpg (261.42 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1054 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
Robert Zuver
Getbig III
***
Gender: Male
Posts: 496


« Reply #8 on: April 22, 2013, 04:42:04 PM »

WELL HERE IS MY QUESTION TO ALL OF YOU.
DO ANY OF YOU GUYS READING THIS HAVE ANY HANDS ON STORY'S ABOUT PAUL ANDERSON.
Had you ever met him? Had you ever seen him in person? Had anyone you know ever talked to him? Has anyone ever lifted the same weights that he used? Than tell us GetBigers about it. Here is your chance to share. All comments are welcome.
RZ


* image.jpg (219.57 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1063 times.)

* image.jpg (219.94 KB, 1024x768 - viewed 1035 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
wild willie
Getbig V
*****
Gender: Male
Posts: 5636



« Reply #9 on: April 22, 2013, 09:44:39 PM »

A TRUE LEGEND OF THE IRON GAME!!
Report to moderator   Logged
Robert Zuver
Getbig III
***
Gender: Male
Posts: 496


« Reply #10 on: April 22, 2013, 10:36:42 PM »

A TRUE LEGEND OF THE IRON GAME!!

Yes he was. His name will not be forgotten.


* image.jpg (141.22 KB, 768x1024 - viewed 1029 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
funk51
Moderator
Getbig V
*****
Posts: 22144


Getbig!


« Reply #11 on: April 23, 2013, 08:06:35 AM »

just heard the stories and read about him in the magazines. saw a few things on tv including his stint as commisioner in the WSM.


* pa bxing.jpg (108.87 KB, 303x735 - viewed 1017 times.)

* Paul%20Anderson%20Neck.jpg (32.38 KB, 298x300 - viewed 1079 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
funk51
Moderator
Getbig V
*****
Posts: 22144


Getbig!


« Reply #12 on: April 23, 2013, 08:08:06 AM »

a few more pics.


* pa db p.jpg (12.08 KB, 378x302 - viewed 1009 times.)

* PA_MB_1.jpg (182.13 KB, 476x805 - viewed 1016 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
funk51
Moderator
Getbig V
*****
Posts: 22144


Getbig!


« Reply #13 on: April 23, 2013, 08:09:36 AM »

 Tongue


* pa trout.jpg (105.14 KB, 800x1036 - viewed 1127 times.)

* PA_DL_710.jpg (233.13 KB, 640x558 - viewed 1013 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
funk51
Moderator
Getbig V
*****
Posts: 22144


Getbig!


« Reply #14 on: April 23, 2013, 08:11:27 AM »

 Tongue


* pa wrewes.jpg (87.6 KB, 409x532 - viewed 1004 times.)

* paul aaaaa.jpg (34.29 KB, 465x334 - viewed 1059 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
funk51
Moderator
Getbig V
*****
Posts: 22144


Getbig!


« Reply #15 on: April 23, 2013, 08:12:30 AM »

 Tongue


* paul anderson 300 lb db.jpg (62.36 KB, 438x604 - viewed 1844 times.)

* paul anderson bx.jpg (32.45 KB, 614x453 - viewed 1203 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
funk51
Moderator
Getbig V
*****
Posts: 22144


Getbig!


« Reply #16 on: April 23, 2013, 08:13:35 AM »

 Tongue


* paul anderson grls.jpg (104.48 KB, 486x720 - viewed 1504 times.)

* paul.jpg (52.79 KB, 373x604 - viewed 1480 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
funk51
Moderator
Getbig V
*****
Posts: 22144


Getbig!


« Reply #17 on: April 23, 2013, 08:14:40 AM »

 Grin


* paul_anderson pro rass.jpg (77.54 KB, 330x380 - viewed 1567 times.)

* paul_anderson6.gif (196.72 KB, 485x378 - viewed 1620 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
funk51
Moderator
Getbig V
*****
Posts: 22144


Getbig!


« Reply #18 on: April 23, 2013, 08:15:41 AM »

 Smiley


* paul andiioooo.jpg (94.21 KB, 640x460 - viewed 4635 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
funk51
Moderator
Getbig V
*****
Posts: 22144


Getbig!


« Reply #19 on: April 23, 2013, 08:18:56 AM »

the dixie derrick.


* Anderson_545.jpg (29.37 KB, 523x640 - viewed 966 times.)

* Andrsn.jpg (33.57 KB, 508x476 - viewed 1250 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
funk51
Moderator
Getbig V
*****
Posts: 22144


Getbig!


« Reply #20 on: April 23, 2013, 08:22:00 AM »

 Tongue


* Anderson_great.jpg (208.84 KB, 867x677 - viewed 1015 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
funk51
Moderator
Getbig V
*****
Posts: 22144


Getbig!


« Reply #21 on: April 23, 2013, 08:22:40 AM »

 Tongue


* ANDERSONPICLG.jpg (61.12 KB, 650x450 - viewed 1304 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
funk51
Moderator
Getbig V
*****
Posts: 22144


Getbig!


« Reply #22 on: April 23, 2013, 08:24:26 AM »

 Tongue


* paul anderson grave.jpg (67.19 KB, 330x500 - viewed 1121 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
funk51
Moderator
Getbig V
*****
Posts: 22144


Getbig!


« Reply #23 on: April 23, 2013, 08:25:17 AM »

 Tongue


* t_52_anderson_485.jpg (18.39 KB, 400x222 - viewed 979 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
funk51
Moderator
Getbig V
*****
Posts: 22144


Getbig!


« Reply #24 on: April 23, 2013, 08:28:23 AM »

 Tongue


* paula1070.jpg (112.72 KB, 612x475 - viewed 994 times.)
Report to moderator   Logged
Pages: [1] 2 3   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Theme created by Egad Community. Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.20 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!