I was at the Little America Hotel sitting at the table with Larry and others when he received news of his son Derek’s accident.
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I was very lucky enough to get to know Larry Scott, the first Mr Olympia, him from 1990-1992. I happened to be stationed at Hill Air Force Base and vowed to see Larry Scott in the flesh.
Mr Olympia Larry Scott on his life, bodybuilding, Vince Gironda, steroids and more.
I really don’t believe there is one best training schedule. No matter how much you…
What in Larry Scott’s opinion are the best exercises for each body part?
Larry has stated previously that he prefers the straight bar to the “EZ-Curl” (cambered) bar…
Scott reflected on the creation of the Mr. Olympia. It was a Sunday afternoon, September, 1964. Larry had just won the coveted IFBB Mr. Universe title and was about to have a celebratory dinner with Joe Weider.
In the last instalment, we discussed how Larry and Joe Weider conceived the idea of the Mr. Olympia competition way back in September 1964. Larry had just won Mr. Universe and felt like Alexander The Great with no new worlds to conquer.
“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.”
Larry Scott in his office at Hoggan CamStar in Draper, UT. (Circa 1985).