The Bodybuilding Legends Podcast
Season 7 - Old School Bodybuilding
Season 7, Episode 195 - 1973 In Review

Jerry Brainum, former writer at Muscle & Fitness and IronMan Magazine, is the guest on this episode of the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast to review the year 1973 in Bodybuilding. Jerry and host John Hansen talk about the major bodybuilding competitions in 1973 including the 1973 AAU Mr. America won by Jim Morris, the 1973 NABBA Mr. Universe won by Chris Dickerson and Boyer Coe, the 1973 IFBB Mr. America won by Lou Ferrigno, the 1973 IFBB Mr. World won by Ken Waller and the 1973 IFBB Mr. Universe also won by Lou Ferrigno. Also discussed is the 1973 Mr. Olympia contest which was featured in the book Pumping Iron. Finally, Jerry and John talk about the controversial IFBB Mr. International contest which was held in Tijuana, Mexico.

Episode aired on January 8, 2024.