02-19-2005, 09:04 PM #1
Went to the LA Fit Expo: Saw Coleman, Cutler, Bill Kazmaier ect..
This was my first major event and I thought it was excellent. I watched my first live powerlifting contest, strongman comp, and Mrs. Fitness comp all in one day. I was elated by all the action not to mention all the superstars of BB, Powerlifting, and Strongmen running around the place. The superstars of BB that were there and singing autographs were Coleman, Cutler, Gunter, Titus, and many others I was not familiar with. The Powerlifting big names that were walking around were Brian Siders (IPF World Champ), Scott Mendelson, and many others. Bill Kazmaier was emcee for the Strongman comp and that was just an awesome event to watch. A 55 year old doing almost a 30 foot farmers walk with 800lbs in his hands is truly motivational… simply unbelievable!
Hell I watched a 58 year old guys do an 800lbs squat…WOW! I was truly impressed.
I was just curious if anyone else went and I was wondering what you were impressed with?
02-19-2005, 11:17 PM #2
i've met kazmaier and took a picture with him.. the guy's a beast..
cutler would be the man i would want to meet out of everyone else, i go to a fitness tradeshow in denver in the summertime, he was there last year.. the year i didnt go =P, thats my luck. lol, but there arent many celebs, just equipment..
02-19-2005, 11:28 PM #3Originally Posted by xfade7
02-19-2005, 11:44 PM #4
kazmaier or cutler?
02-20-2005, 01:52 AM #5
Kaz is one of my greatest insperations. I wonder if im stronger than him NOW, not in his prime. He's still a beast.
02-20-2005, 02:11 AM #6
That guy was untouchable in his day. Dominant.
02-20-2005, 09:20 AM #7
Kaz is a cool guy … very friendly and extremely encouraging to other athletes.
02-20-2005, 10:19 AM #8
I wanted to be like Gary taylor and manfred Hoerbel(sp?) as a kid. I saw gary on blue peter after he won wsm. He walked into the studio with the plue peter cast sitting on his shoulders! there were at least 3 of them.
In the pic gary is on the left, manfred is on the right.
02-20-2005, 10:21 AM #9
unfortunatley gary never made enough money to afford petrol for his car
02-20-2005, 11:40 AM #10Originally Posted by xfade7
02-20-2005, 12:13 PM #11Originally Posted by Prime
02-20-2005, 12:17 PM #12Originally Posted by Prime
02-20-2005, 12:33 PM #13
Excuse my ignorrance, but who is kazmaier?? Anyone got a pic?
02-20-2005, 01:04 PM #14Originally Posted by Testsubject
One of the greatest strength athletes of all time. Won the worlds strongest man 3 years in a row. Held all superheavyweight powerlifting records at one time. 661 raw bench. 887 deadlift. And I believe 925 squat.
02-20-2005, 05:10 PM #15Anabolic Member
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Yeah I went also. Got a pic with coleman and he's a big mofo. Too bad lee got robbed for the ironman
I was very impressed with the fitness chicks behind the booths near where the strongman comp was
02-20-2005, 07:45 PM #16Senior Member
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i live in kaz's home town also, he is still huge.... he's given me a few tips and is a great guy
02-20-2005, 09:18 PM #17
I was very impressed with the fitness chicks behind the booths near where the strongman comp was [/QUOTE]
Cormier, Cicorrelo, Kaz, as well as the "Fit Chicks". Much smaller than I expected. My 5 year old LOVED the strongman, she won't shut-up about it!!
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