Season 7, Episode 78 – Ric Drasin Tribute

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Season 7, Episode 78 - Ric Drasin Tribute
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Jerry Brainum and Bill Grant join the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast to talk about their friend Ric Drasin who passed away on August 30, 2020. Jerry and Bill talk about training at Gold’s Gym with Ric back in the 1970’s, Ric’s interviews with the legends of bodybuilding on his YouTube show Ric’s Corner and Ric’s artistic…

Season 7, Episode 77 – Boyer Coe and Roy Callender

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Season 7, Episode 77 - Boyer Coe and Roy Callender
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Two legends of Bodybuilding, Boyer Coe and Roy Callender, join the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast to talk about the years when they competed against each other in the Golden Age of Bodybuilding. Boyer and Roy met at the 1969 NABBA Mr. Universe in London when Boyer Coe won the overall amateur title and Roy took second…

Season 7, Episode 76 – Barbara Outland Baker

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Season 7, Episode 76 - Barbara Outland Baker
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Barbara Outland, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s first girlfriend when he arrived in the United States, talks to the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast about her 6 year relationship with the bodybuilding legend. Barbara wrote a book about her relationship with Arnold called Arnold and Me (2006) and she recounts meeting Arnold in 1969, living with him during the period…

Season 7, Episode 75 – Ed Connors, Rich Gaspari and Jay Cutler

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Season 7, Episode 75 - Ed Connors, Rich Gaspari and Jay Cutler
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Former owner of Gold’s Gym, Ed Connors, talks to two of his former house guests on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Rich Gaspari, 3x Runner-up at the Mr. Olympia and the first Arnold Classic winner, and Jay Cutler, 4x Mr. Olympia, talk about the experience of staying at Ed’s guest house in California as they were…

Season 7, Episode 74 – Dave McVeigh, Film Editor of “Raw Iron”

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Season 7, Episode 74 - Dave McVeigh, Film Editor of "Raw Iron"
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Dave McVeigh, the writer and editor of the film “Raw Iron”, a documentary about the movie “Pumping Iron”, is the guest on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Dave was able to view all 100 hours of the unseen footage from “Pumping Iron” and he talks about the footage that was never seen. Dave also talks about…

Season 7, Episode 73 – Ed Connors

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Season 7, Episode 73 - Ed Connors
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Ed Connors, one of the owners of Gold’s Gym in the 1980’s, is the guest on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Ed, along with Pete Grymkowski and Tim Kimber, owned Gold’s Gym during the 1980’s when bodybuilding was at its peak. Ed talks about how they changed the business model for gyms and what it was…

Season 7, Episode 72 – Gerard Dente

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Season 7, Episode 72 - Gerard Dente
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Gerard Dente, top amateur bodybuilder and owner of MHP Supplements, talks about his time competing during the very competitive years of the late 1980’s and early 1990’s. Gerard talks about how he started competing in bodybuilding competitions after playing football in high school, eventually winning the NPC Teenage Nationals and Collegiate Nationals. Gerard also talks…

Season 7, Episode 71 – 1980 Mr. Olympia Interviews

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Season 7, Episode 71 - 1980 Mr. Olympia Interviews
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To celebrate the 3rd Anniversary of the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast, we look back at the 1980 Mr. Olympia contest, one of the most controversial competitions of all time. Host John Hansen interviews several of the competitors who competed in the 1980 Mr. Olympia contest, including Boyer Coe, Chris Dickerson, Frank Zane, Roy Callender, Samir Bannout,…

Season 7, Episode 70 – John Little, Part Two

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Season 7, Episode 70 - John Little, Part Two
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Author and former Flex Magazine writer John Little talks about Mike Mentzer and Bruce Lee on Part Two of his interview with the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. John talks about why Mike Mentzer decided to walk away from his bodybuilding career after the 1980 Mr. Olympia and what Bodybuilding meant to him. John also discusses what…

Season 7, Episode 69 – John Little, Part One

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Season 7, Episode 69 - John Little, Part One
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Author and former Flex Magazine writer John Little is the guest on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. In Part One of his interview, John talks about the life and bodybuilding career of Mike Mentzer. Mike passed away 19 years ago on June 10, 2001 and his influence on the world of bodybuilding is still talked about…