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1944
Gord Venables ~ The Overhead Squat

Gord Venables ~ The Overhead Squat

A look at one of the original “York Gang” Gord Venables as he demonstrates the overhead squat, a movement you will have to master if you want to become an Olympic Weightlifter. At the 1944 Sr. Nationals, Gord finished third with a 710 pound total (behind Ellwood...

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Strength and Health Magazine: September, 1944

Strength and Health Magazine: September, 1944

Shown here is the cover of the September, 1944 issue of Strength and Health Magazine, featuring Steve Stanko. He had won both the 1944 AAU Mr. America and Junior. Mr. America titles only a few months before. This was not the first time Stanko graced the cover of...

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Tag:
1944
Gord Venables ~ The Overhead Squat

Gord Venables ~ The Overhead Squat

A look at one of the original “York Gang” Gord Venables as he demonstrates the overhead squat, a movement you will have to master if you want to become an Olympic Weightlifter. At the 1944 Sr. Nationals, Gord finished third with a 710 pound total (behind Ellwood...

read more
Strength and Health Magazine: September, 1944

Strength and Health Magazine: September, 1944

Shown here is the cover of the September, 1944 issue of Strength and Health Magazine, featuring Steve Stanko. He had won both the 1944 AAU Mr. America and Junior. Mr. America titles only a few months before. This was not the first time Stanko graced the cover of...

read more