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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #425 on: December 31, 2014, 05:39:14 PM »
Ideal for some but for me nothing to do with shape and symmetry... :-\



Kinda like one of those decorative fountains the ooze melted chocolate.

Except this one looks more like boiled shit bubbling up over a coiled toilet dwelling turdsnake.

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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #426 on: January 04, 2015, 11:34:31 AM »
Only just discovered this excellent thread - couldn't tell you the last time I sat through and read an 18-page thread on Getbig. Great stuff, interesting stories and some good pics.

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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #427 on: January 08, 2015, 12:10:21 PM »
 8)
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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #428 on: February 12, 2015, 06:52:28 PM »
Zane at his best winning the 1979 Olympia


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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #429 on: February 18, 2015, 08:44:09 PM »
Fanny packs RULED!

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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #430 on: February 19, 2015, 06:10:02 AM »
Zane at his best winning the 1979 Olympia


Great Video Howie ..

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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #431 on: February 19, 2015, 04:53:12 PM »
Sweet Thread Tony! 

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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #432 on: February 25, 2015, 07:56:16 AM »
8)
Just a little more leg separation and I'd say that's perfection.

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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #433 on: March 02, 2015, 09:08:25 PM »

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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #434 on: March 09, 2015, 02:14:14 PM »
Amazing how good frank zane looked.
And at a relatively light Bodyweight.

In that 1979 Olympia video it's the best I have seen him.

Thanks for posting.

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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #435 on: March 10, 2015, 04:44:36 AM »
Amazing how good frank zane looked.
And at a relatively light Bodyweight.

In that 1979 Olympia video it's the best I have seen him.

Thanks for posting.
the guy was amazing ,posed his body to its best features...

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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #436 on: March 12, 2015, 07:59:24 AM »
Zane at his best winning the 1979 Olympia


Great stuff, Howie.

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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #437 on: March 13, 2015, 02:25:06 AM »
Terrible tread !

But what is the strange thing hidden behind Titus ???
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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #438 on: May 05, 2015, 01:35:45 PM »
great thread  ;)

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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #439 on: May 11, 2015, 04:26:09 AM »
Hey everyone, sorry I have dropped off posting old pics. That last year I have been travelling so much more than normal. Promoting the Arnold Classic has been kind of life changing. I have visited so many cities and countries to see every expo I can and to learn. Plus doing the security detail for the expos with Arnold, MCing shows and interviewing for NPC News online. Things have quietened down for now so I will post some more pics and share a few stories. In the mean time, i will post some shots of travelling and working with Arnold.
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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #440 on: May 11, 2015, 04:43:15 AM »
some more

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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #441 on: May 13, 2015, 09:37:42 PM »
The Rise and Fall of Bill Pettis, the Man With “The Biggest Arms in the World”

His biceps once trumped Arnold’s. As other Gold’s Gym icons parlayed their physiques into fame and fortune, Bill Pettis took a different route—one that landed him on the Venice Boardwalk

http://www.lamag.com/longform/rise-fall-bill-pettis-man-biggest-arms-world/


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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #442 on: May 14, 2015, 12:27:00 AM »
The Rise and Fall of Bill Pettis, the Man With “The Biggest Arms in the World”

His biceps once trumped Arnold’s. As other Gold’s Gym icons parlayed their physiques into fame and fortune, Bill Pettis took a different route—one that landed him on the Venice Boardwalk

http://www.lamag.com/longform/rise-fall-bill-pettis-man-biggest-arms-world/













That's a sad story.
Thanks for posting it.

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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #443 on: May 25, 2015, 09:01:58 PM »
This was a really cool day, I had Kevin Levrone in Australia early 90s to guest pose and he didn't know that Sonny would be in Melbourne at the time. So when I bought Sonny up on stage Kevin was genuinely touched and we had a great on stage chat with a few laughs. They knew each other really well from being on the road especially the European Grand Prix circuit. They had a great respect for each other and Sonny had some great Kevin stories.

My favorite one went something like this. They were at a seminar at a gym in Germany doing a Q&A type talk when one of the fans asked Kevin how strong he was, he answered, "pretty strong". They kept asking how many sets and reps etc. He finally answered by suggesting that they set up a bench and weights to find out how strong he was. Sonny said that completely cold, no warm up he benched at 4 plates a side and smashed out an easy 20 reps. Sonny and they fans could not believe their eyes and Kevin just kept on with the seminar like nothing special had happened.

thats awesome
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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #444 on: May 30, 2015, 10:26:00 PM »
Hey Tony, how about BJ Johns. I remember he died very early. Did you know him? How about Marc Rainbow?

Marc is a funny guy for sure. He went through a serious amphetamine problem and fucked up his life a lot but is now getting his shit together although probably still has way too high blood pressure from orals that make him retain water.

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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #445 on: May 31, 2015, 03:56:56 AM »
The Rise and Fall of Bill Pettis, the Man With “The Biggest Arms in the World”

His biceps once trumped Arnold’s. As other Gold’s Gym icons parlayed their physiques into fame and fortune, Bill Pettis took a different route—one that landed him on the Venice Boardwalk

http://www.lamag.com/longform/rise-fall-bill-pettis-man-biggest-arms-world/



sad story. thanks for the link mate.

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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #446 on: June 09, 2015, 01:02:53 AM »

This is very easily one of the best posts ever made on this board!!
agreed.

Tony I may have had you pegged for the bloke you used to be....


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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #447 on: June 16, 2015, 06:48:43 PM »
A quick appearance from Bill Grant near the end of this clip:


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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #448 on: June 20, 2015, 05:02:04 AM »
Tell Arnold to post here Toni
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Re: Looking Back - Blasts from the past
« Reply #449 on: June 20, 2015, 08:32:01 AM »
Tell Arnold to post here Toni

I'm sure he'll be happy to post here, Jamie.  ::)