Brian Eastman, former Junior Mr. Britain, took the title at Wag Bennet’s recent show. Pauline Young, a Dianne Bennett girl attained the Miss SE Britain title.
The 1950’s To 1970’s Were Considered The Golden Age of Bodybuilding
Looking back to my first venture into physique competition in February 1961, it has become increasingly obvious how much the standard has improved up to the present day.
How many bodybuilders can you name with a really outstanding back development?
The passing of George Hackenschmidt, ‘The Russian Lion’, at the age of 91 ends another chapter of the great days of the early 20th century ‘strong men’.
From Damascus, Syria, an old friend Mahmoud Samawi paid us a visit recently.
Pierre Vandensteen, Belgium’s greatest physique star, NABBA Universe height class winner and several times Mr Belgium.
“So one Mr. Olympia was over.” Scott told us. “I was thrilled to have won this competition and getting a win over Poole and Maynard, two of the very best bodybuilders in the world. Some very weird things happened afterwards.”
I knew Larry Scott from Vince’s Gym in the 60’s.