Mr. Olympia Series, Episode 6 – Samir Bannout

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1983 Mr. Olympia Samir Bannout talks to the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast about his career after winning the Olympia. Samir explains what happened in 1984 when he dropped down to sixth place one year after winning the title. He also talks about leaving the IFBB and competing in the 1985 WABBA World Championships before making his…

Mr. Olympia Series, Episode 5 – Samir Bannout

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Mr. Olympia Series, Episode 5 - Samir Bannout
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1983 Mr. Olympia Samir Bannout talks about finally reaching peak condition at the 1982 and 1983 Mr. Olympia. After years of struggling to fulfill his potential, Samir was finally able to put it all together in 1982 where he took 4th place at the Mr. Olympia that year. One year later, Samir looked even better…

Season 7, Episode 38 – Gary Leonard

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Season 7, Episode 38 - Gary Leonard
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Gary Leonard, 1980 AAU Mr. America winner, is the guest on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Gary talks about how he started weight training as an athlete in high school. When Gary started competing in bodybuilding, he quickly rose to the top, placing high in national level competitions within a few short years. Gary talks about…

The Olympians – Vince Taylor, Part Two

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The Olympians - Vince Taylor, Part Two
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In Part Two of his interview for the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast, Vince Taylor talks about winning the 1992 Arnold Classic and dominating the Grand Prix contests after the Olympia. Vince also talks about his injury before the 1992 Mr. Olympia and competing against the new breed of bodybuilders from the 1990’s including Flex Wheeler, Kevin…

Shawn Ray Previews the 2019 Olympia

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Shawn Ray Previews the 2019 Olympia
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Bodybuilding Legend Shawn Ray previews the upcoming 2019 Mr. Olympia for the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Shawn talks about why he will never make a comeback in Bodybuilding, the chances of Kai Greene winning the Olympia this year, how a Mr. Olympia winner should promote the sport each year and what the Mr. Olympia title means…

The Olympians – Vince Taylor, Part One

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The Olympians - Vince Taylor, Part One
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Vince Taylor, one of the best bodybuilders from the 1980’s and ’90’s, talks to the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast about his amazing bodybuilding career in Part One of the interview. Vince talks about how he got started in bodybuilding after meeting Mr. Universe John Brown in Germany, working his way up through the amateur ranks and…

Season 7, Episode 36 – Joey Fulco

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Season 7, Episode 36 - Joey Fulco
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1979 AAU Teenage Mr. USA winner Joey Fulco talks about the Golden Age of Bodybuilding for the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Joey talks about when he started training at 16 years old, working out at the famous Mr. America’s Gym owned by Steve Michalik, winning the 1979 Teenage Mr. USA title, competing against Lee Haney at…

Season 8, Episode 1 – Ruth Silverman

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Season 8, Episode 1 - Ruth Silverman
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Ruth Silverman, former editor at Flex Magazine and IronMan Magazine, joins the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast to talk about the history of Women’s Bodybuilding. Ruth and host John Hansen discuss the beginning of women competing in bodybuilding competitions, what made women’s bodybuilding so popular in the 1980’s, the influence of the movie “Pumping Iron 2 –…

Season 7, Episode 35 – Stan Morey

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Season 7, Episode 35 - Stan Morey
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Stan Morey, former AAU Bodybuilding Judge and Promoter, talks about Old School Bodybuilding in the Florida area in the 1960’s, ’70’s and ’80’s. Stan talks about how he started bodybuilding and being inspired by Carlos Rodriguez and Harry Johnson, 1959 AAU Mr. America. Stan also remembers seeing Robby Robinson for the first time back in…

Season 7, Episode 34 – Jon Loyd

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Season 7, Episode 34 - Jon Loyd
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Jon Loyd, one of the top amateur bodybuilders in the early 1980’s, talks about the bodybuilding scene in California during the Golden Era of Bodybuilding. Jon was given the chance by Ed Connors to own some Gold Gyms in the San Francisco area and he competed against some of the top amateurs during that time…