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|02 MAR 2017
|2014 ANB Western Australian Mayhem on FULL HD Download!!
|01 MAR 2017
|Valerie Scott from Threshold Videos on Download & A Classic video from the Mr. South Australia!!
Valerie Scott from Threshold Videos on Download.
Valerie Scott is in absolutely great shape in this 1995 video, taped just after she won the Ms California title.
She's ripped, vascular and absolutely awesome. Valerie looks as fantastic today as when this was shot some years ago!
She uses the weights in showing off her fine physique, and tells of her dreams and ambitions in a short interview in this superb DVD.
For the Preview and more on Valerie Scott from Threshold Videos on Download,
and also on DVD, A-3231DVD.
A CLASSIC AUSSIE CONTEST FROM THE '80s - 1985 Mr. & Ms South Australia - The Show on DVD.
This 1985 state championships was an outstanding physique show presented in Adelaide, South Australia. You will see all the top bodybuilders, men and women, with their full posing routines.
Rohmat Juraimi from Singapore was the male guest poser at this event which was won by Eugene Berezinski. In the Women's Classes, Linda Robertson was the Open Winner. The female guest poser was Robin Ratcliffe.
TEENAGE CLASS: Eugene Berezinski
JUNIOR MEN'S CLASS: Mark Trewartha
MEN'S NOVICE CLASS: Terry White
MASTERS CLASS: Neville Williams
MEN'S OPEN: Eugene Berezinski
WOMEN'S NOVICE CLASS: Linda Robertson
WOMEN'S OVER 35 CLASS: Anna Allwood
WOMEN'S OPEN CLASS: Linda Robertson
Full details on the 1985 SABBA Mr. & Ms South Australia - The Show on DVD, GMV-015DVD.
|27 FEB 2017
|Nasser El Sonbaty: Nasser on the Way - Part 1 now on Download!!
Nasser El Sonbaty: Nasser on the Way - Part 1 now on Download.
Nasser had an amazing career from 1990 to 2005. His career was at its peak from 1993 to 2000, making him one of the most popular pros on the circuit. This not-to-be-missed video takes you inside the unique world of Nasser El Sonbaty as he prepares for the 1999 Mr. Olympia contest.
Brutal training sessions and heavy weights, along with sweat and the pain. That is a normal workout. Nasser won a number of GPs and had seconds and thirds at the Olympia.
I include a small Nasser Gallery today, mostly from our own photos, on GMV Facebook.
Contest History, Preview Clip and more details on Nasser El Sonbaty: Nasser on the Way - Part 1 on Download, and also on DVD, A-4289DVD.
|26 FEB 2017
|Paul Grant and the 1971 NABBA Mr. Universe!!
Paul Grant and the 1971 NABBA Mr. Universe.
After the huge number of comments on my Serge Nubret photo from the '70s, here is another great physique I was fortunate to work with in the early '70s. In 1970 I filmed my first ever NABBA Universe and captured Arnold's final NABBA Pro victory. Paul Grant was in the Amateur Universe placing 6th in Class 1.
In 1971 Paul Grant was back again, bigger, better and ripped. I knew Paul from my visits to Wales, so booked him for a photo and film shoot on the day before the Prejudging. The PJ was on the Friday, 17th September, with the Show the next day, the 18th at the Victoria Palace Theatre, London.
Next day at the Prejudging I could see that it was a huge battle between Paul and Ken Waller from USA. It subsequently turned out that Ken won the Tall Class 1, and then took the Overall Amateur Mr Universe title. Paul was an extremely worthy runner up. Bill Pearl won the Pro Class defeating Sergio Oliva.
In 1973 Paul came back to the Universe considerably better than in 1971. He convincingly won this class. We had another shoot on the day before Prejudging, but I will keep that story and photos for next time. See my 1971 colour photo of Paul.
You can see Paul posing at the 1971 Universe in the 1970 & 1971 NABBA Universe Download, or on DVD, V-108DVD.
|25 FEB 2017
|2001 ARNOLD CLASSIC plus PUMP ROOM!!
2001 ARNOLD CLASSIC plus PUMP ROOM.
This is my own personal trip down memory lane to my first ever journey to the Arnold Classic in 2001. It subsequently became the earliest Arnold Classic event to be released on DVD. I will never forget the excitement and anticipation in attending this famous event in Columbus Ohio.
The 2001 Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic was held at the wonderful old Columbus Veterans Memorial. This was also the venue for a number of Mr Olympia contests of the past. A very special highlight was seeing Arnold present Reg Park with the Lifetime Achievement Award, and Reg's response.
The contest created history with Ronnie Coleman becoming the first Mr. Olympia winner to also win the Arnold Classic. Now is a good to time to look back to my first Arnold Classic DVD in view of the 2017 Arnold Sports Festival commencing next week.
See all of the details, reports, results and more in the 2001 Arnold Classic & Pump Room DVD, GMV-412DVD.
|24 FEB 2017
|A second look back to the 1978 NABBA Universe & the GMV Newsletter!!
Serge Nubret & Linda Cheesman, 1978 Universe.
It was a sunny Sunday morning in London's Russell Square, on the day after the 1978 NABBA Universe. Serge was not very happy at his second placing, and for that reason chose not to pose in trunks, and just did upper-body shots.
He was in tremendous condition. I am presently working on a doco in tribute to Serge's life in bodybuilding.
You can see the photo and story on the GMV Facebook page.
Please like our GMV Facebook page and keep an eye on it as we post something new and different every day.
See more details on Serge Nubret in GMV-075DVD and also on Download & Preview.
GMV Weekly Newsletter.
Yesterday we emailed out our weekly newsletter to keep you up to date with what we are doing at GMV. If you missed out and did not receive it, or want to be added to our mailing list, please drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org
I will add you in.
Or you can read it on our gmvbodybuilding site.
One person who is featured in the newsletter this week in BRANCH WARREN, a modern day legend of the sport and a two-time winner of the Arnold Classic in 2011 and 2012. Plus many other titles. The Arnold in Columbus is just around the corner now, March 2nd to 5th. http://www.arnoldsportsfestival.com/usa/
|23 FEB 2017
|Suzan Kaminga from Threshold Videos on Download!!
Suzan Kaminga from Threshold Videos on Download.
Sensational Suzan Kaminga is strong, gorgeous and muscular. She is one of the all-time most popular female bodybuilding models.
We see her working out in the gym, and posing outdoors - in incredible outfits. It is also said that she has the best butt in women's bodybuilding!
More on SUZAN KAMINGA in the PREVIEW CLIP and on Download,
and also on DVD, A-3209DVD.
|22 FEB 2017
|Branch Warren - Unchained / Raw-Reality on 2 part Download!!
Branch Warren - Unchained / Raw-Reality on 2 part Download.
This awesome 2 DVD set now on Download includes Branch's whole-body workout filmed over five gut-wrenching days, 4 weeks out from the Mr Olympia contest.
Part 1: Intro, Chest, Arms & Legs. PREVIEW & DOWNLOAD PT. 1.,
Part 2: Shoulders, Back, Bonus: Branch's just another day cardio and work, Let's visit Branch's home, Let's pose then chat & Training partners.
PREVIEW & DOWNLOAD PT. 2.,
and also as a 2 DVD set, A-1206DVD.
|21 FEB 2017
|2012 IFBB Flex Pro Fitness & Bikini Championships on Download!!
2012 IFBB Flex Pro Fitness & Bikini Championships on Download.
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium , CA - February 18th, 2012
The Prejudging is included for both Pro classes, followed by the evening Finals with all of the fitness routines. This was followed by the top 5 awards.
In the Flex Pro Fitness it was another convincing victory by the Superstar of Fitness, ADELA GARCIA, from fast rising star OKSANA GRISHINA in second place. In the Flex Pro Bikini it was JANAINA BARRAL from Brazil in first place.
See more on the PHOTO GALLERY, CONTEST REPORT, PREVIEW CLIP and 2012 IFBB Flex Pro Fitness & Bikini Championships on Download, and also on DVD, GMV-828DVD.
|20 FEB 2017
|Ericca Kern # 1 from Threshold Videos now on Download!!
Ericca Kern # 1 from Threshold Videos now on Download.
Ripped, muscular, Ericca Kern takes us through her intensive workout. Deservedly known as one of USA's top female bodybuilders, she shows the dedication needed to make it to the very top.
This is a genuine hard core workout using heavy weights. There's only a short interview - Ericca obviously prefers to mix it with the weights in this great video.
More details on the PREVIEW CLIP and Ericca Kern # 1 from Threshold Videos on Download, and also on DVD, A-3226DVD.
|19 FEB 2017
|2007 NABBA MR BRITAIN - Men's Prejudging on 2 Downloads & 2001 Fitness International!!
2007 NABBA MR BRITAIN - Men's Prejudging on 2 Downloads.
Part 1: Masters Over 40, Masters Over 50, Juniors and Novice Class.
Part 2: Men’s Open: Class 1, Class 2, Class 3 and Class 4.
Here is all of the action from the line-ups of Round 1 to comparisons from Round 3s. This famous event has a history stretching back to 1930.
There were 8 classes for the Men and at the end of the evening show it was the Overall Mr Britain title for JUSTIN TROLLOPE.
See the PREVIEW CLIP, CONTEST REPORT, all the Class Winners and more for the 2007 NABBA MR BRITAIN - Men's Prejudging Part 1 on Download,
2007 NABBA MR BRITAIN - Men's Prejudging Part 2 on Download, and also on DVD, GMV-703DVD.
2001 Fitness International on Digital Download.
(Only a few weeks to go till this year's event in Columbus, March 2 - 5th, then 2 weeks later it is in Melbourne for the Aussie version, March 17 - 19th.)
See 22 Superb Athletes at the 2001 Arnold Fitness Weekend in the complete prejudging with mandatory poses and comparisons, group shots backstage at the finals, including Kim Chizevsky in her Pro Fitness debut.
Also includes the Women's Pump Room for the first time in a fitness contest video, on-stage lineup and ¼ turns, several routines and awards from 6th to 1st place. An ecstatic winner, Jenny Worth, poses backstage with Arnold Schwarzenegger with her trophy.
Full results, PREVIEW CLIP and more details on the 2001 Fitness International on Digital Download, and also on DVD, GMV-417DVD.
|18 FEB 2017
|2012 IFBB Flex Pro Men, 2013 Aussie Women’s Amateur GP & 2015 N.T. Phil Primmer Classic Downloads!!
2012 IFBB Flex Pro Bodybuilding Championships on Download.
Held at the famous Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, CA. The Prejudging includes all of the compulsory poses and comparisons for each competitor, followed by the evening Finals with every competitor presenting his posing routine. This was followed by the top 5 posedown and awards.
TOP 5 PHOTO GALLERY.
It was a first ever Pro victory for LIONEL BEYEKE from BEN PAKULSKI with FOUAD ABIAD in third place.
2012 Flex Pro Bodybuilding Championships top 10 Results:
1. Lionel Beyeke – France
2. Ben Pakulski – Canada
3. Fouad Abiad – Canada
4. Shawn Rhoden – USA
5. Eduardo Correa – Brazil
6. Grigori Atoyan – USA
7. Mark Dugdale – USA
8. Vladimir Sizov- USA
9. Constantinos Demetriou – Australia
10. Omar Deckard – USA
More details on the 2012 IFBB Flex Pro Bodybuilding Championships on Download, and also on DVD, GMV-827DVD.
2013 NPFC-IFBB Australian Women’s Amateur Grand Prix & Pro Qualifier now on Download.
This video includes the 2013 NPFC-IFBB Australian Women’s Amateur Grand Prix and the Pro Qualifiers for Figure, won by ASHER PRIOR, and the Pro Qualifier for Bikini won by NINA SILIC.
See the complete AMATEUR WOMEN’S GP - prejudging comparisons, posing and awards. Nothing from the contest has been omitted.
Amateur Women’s Class Winners:
Bikini Novice Short: Kimberly Truitt
Bikini Novice Tall: Natasha McKenzie
Bikini Open Short: Alice Round
Bikini Open Tall: Samantha Heron
Bikini Pro Qualifier: Nina Silic
Figure Novice Short: Sonia Federico
Figure Novice Tall: Stacy Sadler
Figure Masters: Lisa Callingham
Figure Open Short: Anne Tran
Figure Open Tall: Emilie Jean Bisgrove-Cole
Figure Pro Qualifier: Asher Prior
Womens Physique Open: Jessica Davis
More details on the 2013 NPFC-IFBB Australian Women’s Amateur Grand Prix & Pro Qualifier on Digital Download, and also on DVD, GMV-847DVD.
2015 N.T. NABBA/WFF Phil Primmer Classic on 2 Downloads: Bodybuilding, Figure, Bikini & Transformation Championships.
Now the Men are on Digital Download. Men's Preview clip.
And the Women are on Digital Download. Women's Preview clip.
The NABBA/WFF Northern Territory Championships was a special tribute event to the memory of Phil Primmer. Phil was a champion bodybuilder and a larger than life character. The contest featured some of the best male and female BODYBUILDERS, FIGURE, MEN’S PHYSIQUE and BIKINI SPORTSMODEL athletes in the north of Australia. Also included the Transformation Class. Phil was the driving force behind this event for many years.
Overall Posedowns were won by RICHARD HUDDLESTONE and KELLIE SCHULZE who each received the special PHIL PRIMMER Memorial trophies.
GUEST POSERS were 4 times Australia champion JUSTIN WESSELS and current Mr. Northern Territory and Class 1 Southern Hemisphere champion, ROSS MOLONEY.
WFF BIKINI SPORTS MODEL: Elise Manhire
WFF WOMEN’S ATHLETIC FIGURE OPEN: Ali Stringer
NABBA WOMEN’S FIGURE OPEN: Kelly Schulze (Overall)
WFF WOMEN’S MASTERS ATHLETIC FIGURE: Kylie Agale
WFF MEN’S TEENAGE: Axel Schaefer
NABBA MEN’S JUNIOR: Chris Andreou
WFF MEN’S PHYSIQUE: Ashley Keogh-Hunt
WFF MEN’S OPEN: Nomikos Kardoulis
NABBA MEN’S OPEN: Richard Huddlestone (Overall)
NABBA MEN’S MASTERS: Steve Hardy
TRANSFORMATION CLASS: Brendan & Shantel Dewar
More details on the 2015 N.T. NABBA/WFF Phil Primmer Classic Downloads: THE MEN, and THE WOMEN,
and also on DVD, GMV-899DVD.
|17 FEB 2017
|Monica Brant - Secret of Beauty, 2001 Masters Olympia & 2 Young Brits on Downloads!!
Monica Brant - Secret of Beauty on Download.
1998 Ms. Fitness Olympia Champion Monica Brant shares with us her preparation for the Olympia contest in France. Includes scenes of hr photo sessions with several different photographers, weight training at Gold's Gym Venice, posing routine practice, gymnastics practice, and a visit to her own kitchen for food preparation.
This video should really be called Secrets of Success - Monica Brant.
Monica is an Olympia winner and a champion competitor in Fitness as well as in Figure. She is still active in the sport and last year competed with great success in the NABBA Universe Figure Class.
See more on this classic Mitsuru Okabe Film, Monica Brant - Secret of Beauty on Download, and also on DVD, A-3249DVD.
2001 MASTERS’ OLYMPIA now on Download.
Vince Taylor scraped home by only 2 points over Don Youngblood to take his 5th Masters crown. Robby Robinson won the Over 50 Masters Olympia title and Honore Cironte took the Over 60 title. Ed Corney presented his own special award to Vince Taylor. You get the whole event from the Pump Room, Prejudging to the Evening Show.
TOP 10 RESULTS:
1. Vince Taylor
2. Don Youngblood
3. John Hnatyschak
4. Robby Robinson
5. Hans Hopstaken
6. Giuseppe Mammolia
6. Stan Frydrych
8. Lee Apperson
9. Nicolae Giurgi
10. Emeric Delczeg
More info on the 2001 MASTERS’ OLYMPIA now on Download, and also on DVD, GMV-476DVD.
MARSHALL & CLEMENTS – 2 Young British Champions on Download.
Dumbells and a bullworker-bar are used for pumping as these two young stars of the future sweat it out under the hot studio lights. Our DVD gives you a refreshing personal side to our two young English physique discoveries, as they lay bare their thoughts and aspirations.
Interesting camera shots, with plenty of great close-ups. Includes some footage of Luke's contest victory in London.
More details on MARSHALL & CLEMENTS – 2 Young British Champions on Download, and also on DVD, GMV-053DVD.
|16 FEB 2017
|Sandy Cummins from Threshold Videos, Lance Dreher Mr Universe & 1988 NABBA Britain on Downloads!!
SANDY CUMMINS from Threshold Videos on Download.
Middle weight bodybuilding competitor, Sandy Cummins is blonde, muscular, as well as curvy.
She oils up for the shoot, and during an interview tells of her bodybuilding hopes and ambitions. She sure keeps up the heat in the workout sequences wears some interesting outfits while pumping iron for the video camera.
More on SANDY CUMMINS from Threshold Videos on Download, and also on DVD, A-3232DVD.
Lance Dreher - 1986 NABBA Pro Mr. Universe.
The first time I had a shoot with Lance Dreher was in London in November, 1982. Here are 4 B&Ws from that session. I also shot a pumping and posing movie with him that day.
In 1984 he guest posed in Adelaide, South Australia at our local State Championships.
Less than 2 years later he was the 1986 NABBA Pro Mr. Universe winner. He was a very popular winner and a man of great character and charisma.
You can see that classic 1982 film footage of LANCE DREHER on Download, and also on DVD in V-109DVD.
1988 NABBA Mr & Ms Britain - Prejudging & Show series of 4 Downloads.
See all the action, men and women, from the Prejudging rounds with comparisons through to posing routines, posedowns to final awards. It was a whose who of great British bodybuilding.
Overall Mr. Britain: Simon Lancaster
Tall Class: Eddy Ellwood
Medium Class: Simon Lancaster
Short Class: Robert Wall
Junior Class: Ian Harrison
Masters: Jim Connor
Women's Physique: Donna Hartley-Wass
Figure Class: Karen Titherington
1988 NABBA BRITAIN – MEN’S PREJUDGING Preview Clip, and on DOWNLOAD, and on DVD, A-0453DVD.
1988 NABBA BRITAIN – MEN’S SHOW Preview Clip, and on DOWNLOAD, and on DVD A-0454DVD.
1988 NABBA MISS BRITAIN – WOMEN’S PREJUDGING Preview Clip, and on DOWNLOAD, and on DVD, A-0453DVD.
1988 NABBA MISS BRITAIN – WOMEN’S SHOW Preview Clip, and on DOWNLOAD, and on DVD, A-0454DVD.
|15 FEB 2017
|GMV Legends # 10, Steve Creighton - Hell Hole Workout & OHF Best Posing on Download!!
GMV Legends Collection # 10: Leonard, Grymkowski, Padilla & Bogoff on Download.
This classic video features a young GARY LEONARD posing on beach at Marina del Rey, 2 days prior to his 1980 Mr. America victory.
Next it is the joint owner at the time of Gold's Gym PETE GRYMKOWSKI, shot in peak condition on the beach.
Pete is then joined by KEITH BOGOFF, the 1978 AAU Teen Mr. America Medium Class Winner and runner up Overall 1978 Teenage Mr. America.
The final segment is my film of a young DANNY PADILLA, posing on a West L.A. golf course, right after he won his Mr. Universe title.
More info on GMV Legends Collection # 10: Leonard, Grymkowski, Padilla & Bogoff on Download, and also on DVD, V-113DVD.
Steve Creighton – HELL HOLE WORKOUT on Download.
This workout is for real – there are no fake weights for the cameras here.
You see Steve’s actual training weights. What Steve does to build his awesome physique is real! He was a star both with NABBA and the IFBB.
More info on STEVE CREIGHTON'S HELL HOLE WORKOUT on Download, and also on DVD, GMV-403DVD.
Oscar Heidenstam Foundation Awards - Best Posing Routines - on Download.
These awards are for the most outstanding choreography and artistry in bodybuilding posing at the NABBA Universe. Covering the years 1991 - 1995, after which the awards were discontinued until 2010. In 1991, The Oscar Heidenstam Foundation inaugurated a "Best Posing Award" for men and women at the Universe.
This video features the fabulous posing of the first 10 winners.
1991: Sylvie Esmenjaud (France) and Reiner Gorbracht (Germany)
1992: Sandy Young (UK) and Billy Jones (UK)
1993: Tania Mittoni (Australia) and Kurt Pedersen (Denmark)
1994: Claudia Rohrs (Germany) and Charles Duca (Australia)
1995: Susana Perez (Spain) and Olivier Ripert (France)
More on the Oscar Heidenstam Foundation - Best Posing Routines - on Digital Download, and also on DVD, V-006DVD.