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1946
Henri Ferrari

Henri Ferrari

French Weightlifter Henri Ferri is all smiles as he sets a new 82 kg one-arm record lift at the Japy Gymnasium in Paris, circa 1945. How many lifters do you know of who can put bodyweight overhead with one arm? Ferrari was a 9-time French Champion and set 28 French...

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Alan Stephan, Mr. America!

Alan Stephan, Mr. America!

Surprisingly, few Mr. America title winners had their own training courses. Alan Stephan, the winner of the 1946 AAU Mr. America title was one who did. Here’s a nifty ad for his training course which ran in several magazines. As a side note, the 1946 Mr. America...

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Charles Rigoulot Wrestling Poster

Charles Rigoulot Wrestling Poster

Here’s a rare show bill from back in December of 1946 when Charles Rigoulot took on the British champion Anaconda in a catch wrestling bout at the Palais de la Mutualite (which is still around, by the way). The undercard featuring Andre Drapp, a wrestler with a very...

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Tag:
1946
Henri Ferrari

Henri Ferrari

French Weightlifter Henri Ferri is all smiles as he sets a new 82 kg one-arm record lift at the Japy Gymnasium in Paris, circa 1945. How many lifters do you know of who can put bodyweight overhead with one arm? Ferrari was a 9-time French Champion and set 28 French...

read more
Alan Stephan, Mr. America!

Alan Stephan, Mr. America!

Surprisingly, few Mr. America title winners had their own training courses. Alan Stephan, the winner of the 1946 AAU Mr. America title was one who did. Here’s a nifty ad for his training course which ran in several magazines. As a side note, the 1946 Mr. America...

read more
Charles Rigoulot Wrestling Poster

Charles Rigoulot Wrestling Poster

Here’s a rare show bill from back in December of 1946 when Charles Rigoulot took on the British champion Anaconda in a catch wrestling bout at the Palais de la Mutualite (which is still around, by the way). The undercard featuring Andre Drapp, a wrestler with a very...

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