Not only by virtue of his beautifully polished physique, but by his graceful posing routine, his thoughtful writing on the subject of bodybuilding, and his overall demeanor onstage and off. Every bodypart was in proportion to the others, he was dry as a bone, his coloring was ideal, and his posing, as always, was sensational. 1972 IFBB Mr. Olympia, Comments: “C.F. The legend himself and Pumping Iron star officially took over as the new Mr. Olympia champion in 1970 and went on to win an outstanding 7 titles over his glorified bodybuilding career before pursuing his acting career with box office hits that featured his incredible stature such as The Terminator and Conan the Barbarian. Many feel to this day that he is the uncrowned 1981 Mr. Olympia. Place Prize Name 1 $1,000 He was also incredibly strong, benching 550 and, more amazingly because of his height, deadlifting 850! 1975 PBBA Pro Mr. Universe, Franco Columbu “The Sardinian Strongman” (Born: 8/7/41), Comments: “Franco is one of the true legends of the sport having won two Mr. Olympias, a Universe, and a World. ... 3 Arnold Schwarzenegger (1970 … 1976 WBBG Pro Mr. America 1970 IFBB Mr. America 1971 AAU Mr. Apollo (Most Muscular) 1976 AAU Mr. America 1976 AAU Mr. World (Most Muscular) 1980 IFBB Mr. International, Comments: “Roger was a regular at Gold’s Gym Venice in the 70’s. Speaking about Tom Platz, he said: “Tom is one of the hardest working people without a doubt, and one of the smartest and nicest people. Contrary to what most people think, Arnold Schwarzenegger doesn’t hold the record for the most wins – that record is shared by Lee Haney and Ronnie Coleman, who have each won eight titles. 1975 Mr. Camden 1977 IFBB North American Championships ), Comments: “Tony had one of the greatest shoulder-to-waist ratios in the history of bodybuilding. He raised five kids and set up a personal training company before passing away in March 2014, having succumbed to Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 75. He has launched his own range of supplements under the name ‘Ronnie Coleman Signature Series’, which are designed to provide bodybuilders with supplements that work and that he is happy to put his name against. 1974 IFBB Mr. International 1971 IFBB Mr. World In addition to his success in bodybuilding he has forged a career in acting, starting with his appearance in Pumping Iron and including ‘The Incredible Hulk’ TV series and the remake of Hercules.”, Titles Won: Cedric McMillan (USA) Juan Morel (USA) Lukas Osladil (Czech Republic) Justin Luis … 1970 Mr Olympia Contest Results. The Mr. Olympia is widely considered the top bodybuilding competition in the world. 1979 NABBA Mr. Universe, Comments: “Bill had great lines. Samir has a number of bodybuilders who he admires, such as Franco Columbu, Chris Dickerson, Danny Padilla, and Tom Platz. 1974 WBBG Mr. International He acquired much of it from HIT-style training with the brothers Mentzer. 1971 NABBA Jr. Mr. Britain 1979 IFBB Best in the World (Amateur) Only weeks before the 1977 Olympia Steve was an odds-on favorite to win, weighing 240 lbs. 1979 IFBB Pro Universe For the first time in six years, the Mr. Olympia would have a new champion in 1976. 1969 NABBA Mr. Universe (Short) He would eat only meat (mostly chicken and fish), cutting out all carbohydrates from his meals. Dave died of a rare disorder in 1986.”, Titles Won: 1967 NABBA Mr. Universe We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. As a coach he mentored Shawn Ray, Vic Richards, Vince Taylor, Melvin Anthony, and a host of others.”, Titles Won: 1979 IFBB Southern Pro Cup Much like Casey Viator in his genetic gifts, he was the youngest person ever to qualify to compete in the Mr. America contest– 15!”, Titles Won: 1975 IFBB Mr. Universe 1971 IFBB Mr. Universe 1968 IFBB Mr. America Only recently has he been back in the gym . 1970 AAU Mr. East Coast Order Online Today. Not only are the guys getting bigger but so is the award money – in 1965 Larry Scott received $1000; 10 years later it had risen to $2500. 1996 IFBB MAster’s Mr. Olympia 1968 AAU Mr. America (Most Muscular) Contains Well Researched and Natural Ingredients. 1973 WBBG Pro Mr. America He had, to this day, the best abdominals ever. By the end of 1979, 5 years after his debut appearance, Samir reached a huge milestone in his career.