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Bodybuilding Legends Show

Feb 16, 2022

Jerry Brainum, former writer for Muscle & Fitness magazine and IronMan Magazine, joins the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast for Part Two of his interview about the year 1991 In Review. Jerry and host John Hansen talk about the top amateur competitions from that year including the 1991 NPC USA Championships won by Mike Matarazzo, the 1991 IFBB North America won by Ray McNeil and the 1991 NPC Nationals won by Kevin Levrone and featuring an all star line-up of future champions. Jerry and John conclude the podcast by talking about the 1991 Mr. Olympia contest, won for the 8th time by Lee Haney. At the end of the podcast, John reads the article "An Interview with Lee Hayney, 1982 American World Champion" by Doris Barrilleaux from the April, 1983 issue of Muscle Training Illustrated magazine.

Time Stamps:

5:00 - Back injury

5:50 - Emails from last week's show

8:56 - Beginning of the interview with Jerry Brainum about 1991 In Review, Part Two

9:43 - Jerry remembers Mike Matarazzo

11:00 - The potential of Flex Wheeler

13:00 - The 1991 NPC USA Championships

15:25 - The 1991 IFBB North America

16:03 - The tragedy of Ray McNeil

17:25 - Paul Dillet

22:07 - The 1991 NPC Nationals was one of the best ever

23:55 - Kevin Levrone's first interview

33:20 - Ronnie Coleman's appearance at the 1991 Nationals

35:36 - Chris Cormier's failed attempt to make the USA Team to the Universe

36:40 - Matt Mendenhall's strong fifth place

39:10 - Porter Cottrell, light heavyweight winner

40:42 - The 1991 Mr. Olympia, one of the best in history

43:00 - Lee Haney's contract with TwinLab right before the 1991 Mr. Olympia

47:20 - Did Lee Haney know he was going to retire after 1991?

51:03 - Retiring at the top of your game

54:13 - Ronnie Coleman's last Mr. Olympia contest

57:00 - Will anyone break the record number of wins at the Mr. Olympia?

1:01:40 - The one factor that might allow someone to beat the Mr. Olympia record

1:26:11 - John Hansen reads the article "An Interview with Lee Hayney 1982 American and World Champion" written by Doris Barrilleaux for the April, 1983 issue of Muscle Training Illustrated.


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