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1950 AAU Sr. National Weightlifting Program

1950 AAU Sr. National Weightlifting Program

Here’s a look at the cover of the 1950 AAU Sr. National Weightlifting Championships. As was customary, the AAU Mr. America bodybuilding contest took place the same weekend. All the cover men did not disappoint, Joe De Pietro, Pete George, Stan Stanczyk, and Joe Pitman...

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The 1946 U.S. World Weightlifting Team

The 1946 U.S. World Weightlifting Team

A look at most of the 1946 U.S. World Weightlifting Team left to right: John Davis, Emerick Ishikawa, Frank Spellman, John Terpak, Stan Stanczyk, and coach Bob Hoffman. (not pictured: Frank Kay.) This was the first team to lift against the Russians. Davis and Stanczyk...

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John Davis and the Apollon Wheels

John Davis and the Apollon Wheels

On September 13th, 1949 the American Olympic Weightlifting Champion John Davis succeeded in cleaning and jerking the famous Apollon Wheels. In doing so, he became just the third man to put them overhead, joining the French Champion Charles Rigoulot and Apollon...

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Tag:
John Davis
1950 AAU Sr. National Weightlifting Program

1950 AAU Sr. National Weightlifting Program

Here’s a look at the cover of the 1950 AAU Sr. National Weightlifting Championships. As was customary, the AAU Mr. America bodybuilding contest took place the same weekend. All the cover men did not disappoint, Joe De Pietro, Pete George, Stan Stanczyk, and Joe Pitman...

read more
The 1946 U.S. World Weightlifting Team

The 1946 U.S. World Weightlifting Team

A look at most of the 1946 U.S. World Weightlifting Team left to right: John Davis, Emerick Ishikawa, Frank Spellman, John Terpak, Stan Stanczyk, and coach Bob Hoffman. (not pictured: Frank Kay.) This was the first team to lift against the Russians. Davis and Stanczyk...

read more
John Davis and the Apollon Wheels

John Davis and the Apollon Wheels

On September 13th, 1949 the American Olympic Weightlifting Champion John Davis succeeded in cleaning and jerking the famous Apollon Wheels. In doing so, he became just the third man to put them overhead, joining the French Champion Charles Rigoulot and Apollon...

read more