The Bodybuilding Legends Podcast
Season 7 - Old School Bodybuilding
Season 7, Episode 48 - 1969 in Bodybuilding in Review

Bodybuilding Writer Jerry Brainum joins the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast to talk about the major events in Bodybuilding in 1969. Included in the discussion is the 1969 Mr. Olympia where Arnold and Sergio faced off for the first time, Boyer Coe winning the 1969 AAU Mr. America and the NABBA Mr. Universe contest, Arnold winning the IFBB Mr. Universe and Jon DeCola winning the IFBB Mr. America. Jerry also talks about volatile New York bodybuilding audiences, Arnold’s self confidence, Jim Haislop’s genetic potential, Flex Magazine’s centerfolds and Sergio Oliva’s dominance in bodybuilding in the 1960’s. At the end of the podcast, host John Hansen reads an article from the April, 1970 issue of Muscle Builder/Power magazine called “From Where I Sat” about the 1969 Mr. Olympia contest written by Rick Wayne.