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Norb Schemansky
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 Brothers Schemansky

The Brothers Schemansky

Here’s an impromptu shot you probably haven’t seen before: the “human barbell” is 215 pound Jerome Schemansky and the lifter is “little brother” Norb who, at the time, tipped the scales at only 200 pounds. This shot was taken at Yaco's Gym in Detroit, circa 1947. Norb...

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Tag:
Norb Schemansky
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 Brothers Schemansky

The Brothers Schemansky

Here’s an impromptu shot you probably haven’t seen before: the “human barbell” is 215 pound Jerome Schemansky and the lifter is “little brother” Norb who, at the time, tipped the scales at only 200 pounds. This shot was taken at Yaco's Gym in Detroit, circa 1947. Norb...

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