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Bodybuilding Legends Show

Jun 26, 2023

This week on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast, writer Jerry Brainum returns for Part Two of his interview about the documentary on Arnold Schwarzenegger currently playing on Netflix. In the second part of their interview, Jerry and host John Hansen talk about Part One of the documentary "Arnold" which centers around Arnold Schwarzenegger's bodybuilding career. Included in the discussion is Arnold's introduction to bodybuilding in Austria, his temptuous relationship with his father and brother and choosing Reg Park for his role model. After the interview, John reads the article "As I Saw It..." written by Rick Wayne about the 1969 Mr. Olympia contest between Sergio and Arnold. (Time Stamps below)

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Time Stamps:

2:47 - Old picture of Jerry Brainum

3:30 - Happy Birthday Rachel McLish

4:48 - Brian Moss Interview

5:55 - Comments about the Mike Quinn Tribute

9:35 - Start of interview with Jerry Brainum, Part Two

12:08 - The influence of Arnold Schwarzenegger

16:30 - The unseen footage of "Pumping Iron"

20:00 - 1970 Mr. World and Jim Lorimer

24:00 - Arnold growing up in Austria

27:20 - Learning from people around you

29:06 - The difference between Arnold and Sergio

32:40 - The influence of Reg Park

34:30 - How Arnold's father motivated him to succeed

37:30 - Arnold's brother

40:30 - Arnold's first night in America

44:00 - Arnold's friendship with Frank Zane

45:44 - Arnold and Joe Weider

47:00 - Contest reports in the magazines

54:20 - Arnold promoting bodybuilding in the '70's 

55:40 - Will there be another Arnold?

1:05:54 - Host John Hansen reads the article "From Where I Sat.." written by Rick Wayne about the 1969 Mr. Olympia contest. 


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