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Bodybuilding Legends Show

May 17, 2022

Former IFBB head judge Roger Schwab joins the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast to talk about some of the articles he wrote for IronMan Magazine back in the 1970's and '80's. Roger and host John Hansen talk about the contest reports that Roger wrote for the 1977, 1978, 1979 and 1986 Mr. Olympia contests. At the end of the podcast, John reads the article "Zane Wins Mr. Olympia" written by Roger Schwab for the March, 1979 issue of IronMan Magazine.

Time Stamps:

3:00 - Intro - Tim Gardner's Birthday

3:44 - Rich Gaspari's Birthday

5:10 - Emails

12:56 - Interview with Roger Schwab, former head judge of the IFBB

13:24 - Roger remembers Eddie Giuliani

17:00 - The first Mr. Olympia that Roger saw

20:10 - How good was Arnold?

22:00 - The controversy of the 1980 Olympia

24:42 - The points system at the 1981 Mr. Olympia

27:42 - The diversity of contestants at the 1982 Mr. Olympia

32:15 - Casey's physique at 19 years old

36:30 - The magic of bodybuilding before social media

39:30 - Contest reports in the magazines

49:15 - Bill Pearl guest posing at the 1978 Mr. America

53:30 - 1986 Mr. Olympia contest report

55:56 - 1977 Mr. Olympia contest report

1:05:00 - 1978 Mr. Olympia contest report

1:08:00 - Zane vs Mentzer at the 1979 Mr. Olympia

1:15:00 - Kal Szkalak at the 1978 Mr. Olympia

1:20:45 - John Hansen reads the article "Zane Wins Mr. Olympia" written by Roger Schwab from the March, 1979 issue of IronMan Magazine


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