The Bodybuilding Legends Podcast
Season 7 - Old School Bodybuilding
Season 7, Episode 192 - 1980 Grand Prix contests

On this episode of the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast, host John Hansen reads a series of articles about the 1980 IFBB Grand Prix circuit as reported in Muscle & Fitness magazine. This was the first year in which the IFBB held a series of professional contests from February to May, 1980 featuring some of the best professional bodybuilders in the world. Included in these competitions were bodybuilders such as Chris Dickerson, Casey Viator, Robby Robinson, Roy Callender, Samir Bannout, Ed Corney, Boyer Coe and others. John reads each of the contest reports from Muscle & Fitness magazine for all five of these competitions. Sit back and enjoy the contest coverage of some of the best bodybuilders in the Golden Era competing in the first IFBB Grand Prix circuit. At the beginning of the podcast, John remembers Ruth Silverman, editor and writer at IronMan Magazine, who passed away on 12/1/23.

Episode aired on December 3, 2023.