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|14 AUG 2015
|2004 NABBA World Championships: Women's Pump Room now on Digital Download!!
2004 NABBA World Championships: Women's Pump Room now on Digital Download.
Competitors from 12 countries from around the world gathered together on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia for these World Championships.
See the highlights of the backstage pump-room action as some of the world's best women, Figure and Physique - get ready for battle.
Our camera captured virtually all of the women as they prepare, oil and pump-up backstage.
In particular we focus on JO ROGERS, the incredible Russian OLGA TIKHONOVA, and Aussie stars LORETTA McMILLAN and LEAH BURTENSHAW.
Women's Class Winners:
Masters Figure: Marie Pierre Ripert - France
Figure Class 2: Loretta McMillan - Australia
Figure Class 1: Diane Shipway - Australia
Ms. Physique: Olga Tikhonova - Russia
Mixed Pairs: Loretta McMillan & Cullum Carrigg - Australia
Women’s Figure Overall Ms. World: Loretta McMillan - Australia
Check out the WOMEN'S PJ & SHOW DVD from this event, GMV-575DVD.
See full details on the 2004 NABBA WORLDS WOMEN'S PUMP ROOM on Digital Download, and also on DVD, GMV-576DVD.
|13 AUG 2015
|2006 NABBA UNIVERSE - Men's Show now on Digital Download!!
2006 NABBA UNIVERSE - Men's Show now on Digital Download.
The Evening Show presents the Amateur Mr. Universe Finals and also includes the judging of the Pro-Am class through to all presentations. You will see the posing routines of the top 6 amateur competitors in all classes plus all Pro-Am competitors. Includes the posedown for overall Amateur Mr. Universe won by Tomas Bures of the Czech Republic.
The Pro-Am winner was Steph Sinton from UK. He has now won the treble of Overall Amateur Mr. Universe and Overall NABBA Mr. World.
Contest report on the 2006 NABBA Universe. Photo DVD product page. Preview clip.
The Men's Class Winners:
JUNIORS: Vitaly Gerasimov Russia
MASTERS OVER 40: Jan De Weerd Holland
MASTERS OVER 50: Bernie Cooper UK
MR. CLASS IV: Paul Sutton UK
MR. CLASS III: Nesset Icly Holland
MR. CLASS II: Tomás Bures Czech Rep (Overall Amateur)
MR. CLASS I: Alexey Netesanov Russia
PRO-AM: Steph Sinton UK
See more details on the 2006 NABBA UNIVERSE MEN'S SHOW now on Digital Download, and also on DVD, GMV-651DVD.
|12 AUG 2015
|2008 Iron Man Pro - Weigh In & Pump Room on Digital Download!!
2008 Iron Man Pro - Weigh In & Pump Room on Digital Download.
THE WEIGH IN
See all 32 of the Pros at the exciting weigh in with the on stage checking of body weight of every competitor by Lonnie Teper. Lonnie always makes the weigh in a very entertaining and a special part of the event.
You will see impromptu posing by some of the guys such as newcomers Mr “freaky arms” NESET ICLI and ALFONSO DEL RIO. Others to pose at the weigh in included SILVIO SAMUEL, JOHNNIE JACKSON, MOE ELMOUSSAWI, TROY ALVES, DESMOND MILLER, JIMMY CANYON and more.
Plus a room shoot with sensational new Spanish guy ALFONSO DEL RIO with his huge 21" arms. PREVIEW CLIP.
THE PUMP ROOM
The final section of this DVD brings you all of the action from the backstage pump room. From pumping, tensing and oiling and posing for photos, this popular segment captures all the action from back stage at the LA Convention Center.
See full details on the 2008 IRON MAN PRO WEIGH IN & PUMP ROOM on Digital Download, and also on DVD, V-212DVD.
|11 AUG 2015
|2006 NABBA UNIVERSE - Men's Prejudging now on Digital Download!!
2006 NABBA UNIVERSE - Men's Prejudging now on Digital Download.
The 2006 NABBA Universe Men's Prejudging provides an in-depth look at some of the world's best amateur men's competitors. The video includes the posing routines of all competitors, line-ups of Round 1 and at least 3 sets of key comparisons from all Round 3s.
The overall Amateur Mr. Universe was Tomas Bures of the Czech Republic, and the Pro-Am was judged at the show and is seen in the second DVD: Men - The Show. The Pro-Am winner was Steph Sinton, UK.
Ivan Dunbar rated TOMAS BURES as one of the greatest winners he had ever seen at the NABBA Universe, not far behind Legend Status! High praise indeed.
Contest report on the 2006 NABBA Universe.
Photo DVD product page.
THE MEN'S CLASS WINNERS:
Juniors: Vitaly Gerasimov Russia
Masters Over 40: Jan De Weerd Holland
Masters Over 50: Bernie Cooper UK
MR. CLASS IV: Paul Sutton UK
MR. CLASS III: Nesset Icly Holland
MR. CLASS II: Tomás Bures Czech Rep (Overall Amateur)
MR. CLASS I: Alexey Netesanov Russia
PRO-AM: Steph Sinton UK
See more details on the 2006 NABBA UNIVERSE MEN'S PREJUDGING now on Digital Download, and
also on DVD, GMV-650DVD.
I am sorry to report the death from cancer on Sunday, August 9th, of Czech bodybuilding legend, PETR STACH. I had the good fortunate to film him winning the 1975 European Championships, followed by a solo film shoot. I saw him again in Prague in 1998. My condolences to the Stach family.
|07 AUG 2015
|FIBO ’96: Bodybuilding's Best now on Digital Download!!
FIBO ’96: Bodybuilding's Best now on Digital Download.
FIBO is THE biggest and one of the best bodybuilding Expos in the world. Feel the pure excitement and adrenalin rush of FIBO '96. See the biggest stars from the various posing shows. A highlight was having current Mr. Olympia DORIAN YATES and future Mr Olympia RONNIE COLEMAN on the same stage. Not to mention other huge stars such as FLEX WHEELER, VINCE TAYLOR and CHARLES CLAIRMONTE. It was almost a mini 1996 Mr. Olympia preview making this one of our all-time best FIBO videos! See our COMPLETE INDEX OF FIBO DVDs.
It was such an important event that GMV had a team of 5 people to cover all of the action - 2 cameramen, 2 interviewers and a still photographer/director. We captured all of the posing shows from hardcore bodybuilding to fitness to aerobics to the latest equipment, bodybuilding contests and more.
The video features more than 40 stars of bodybuilding and they include:
We have included the posedown in the brand new class of men's bodybuilding called MEN'S FITNESS.
See all of the action in the FIBO 1996: BODYBUILDING'S BEST now on Digital Download, and also on DVD, V-091DVD.
|04 AUG 2015
|2007 Iron Man Pro - Weigh In and Pump Room now on Digital Download!!
2007 Iron Man Pro - Weigh In and Pump Room now on Digital Download.
See all of the Pros at the exciting weigh in with the on stage checking of body weight of every competitor by Lonnie Teper.
You will see impromptu posing by guys such as SILVIO SAMUEL, TONEY FREEMAN, HIDE YAMAGISHI, ERYK BUI, JOEL STUBBS and many more who hit poses for the appreciative audience. Coincidentally Toney Freeman will be appearing at a muscle store here in Adelaide, South Australia tomorrow night!
The second part of this DVD brings you all of the action from our 2 different cameras in the pump room throughout contest day. The DVD content is approximately 50/50 weigh in and pump room. Running time: 120 mins
Every single competitor is shown including Frank McGrath and Luke Wood. Luke withdrew ill after the weigh in and Frank withdrew after the Prejudging.
2007 Iron Man Pro - Top 12 Results:
1. Toney Freeman
2. Mark Dugdale
3. Eddie Abbew
4. Silvio Samuel
5. Marcus Haley
6. David Henry II
7. Hidetada Yamagishi
8. Ahmad Haidar
9. Omar Deckard
10. Joel Stubbs
11. Kris Dim
12. Rusty Jeffers
See full results and details on the 2007 IRON MAN PRO - WEIGH IN & PUMP ROOM on Digital Download, and also on DVD, V-205DVD.
|03 AUG 2015
|2006 Iron Man Pro - Weigh In & Pump Room now on Digital Download!!
2006 Iron Man Pro - Weigh In & Pump Room now on Digital Download.
See the 29 Pros at the exciting weigh in with the on stage checking of body weight of every competitor by Lonnie Teper. Includes an impromptu posedown between Kai Green and Rodney St. Cloud, with many of the others hitting poses for the appreciative audience.
Plus all the action from the Pump Room on contest day. This was the year of LEE PRIEST! He absolutely smashed the star-studded field.
This 2 hour video includes the following Special Features:
Impromtu posing on stage from Melvin Anthony at the finals.
Pump Room footage of Lee Priest from a 2nd camera. (14 mins)
Photo Gallery from the Weigh In & Pump Room.
Top 10 Contest Results:
1. Lee Priest
2. David Henry II
3. Troy Alves
4. Kris Dim
5. Mark Dugdale
6. Mustafa Mohammad
7. Toney Freeman
8. Eryk Bui
9. Ahmad Haidar
10. Chris Cook
See full results and details on the 2006 IRON MAN PRO - WEIGH IN & PUMP ROOM on Digital Download, and also on DVD, V-198DVD.
|02 AUG 2015
|1997 NABBA Australian Championships: Men's – Prejudging now on Digital Download!!
1997 NABBA Australian Championships: Men's – Prejudging now on Digital Download.
Shot in the historic grandeur of the Melbourne Town Hall, Victoria, this video presents some of the best bodies in Australia in the late 90s. The event produced a titanic struggle between former Mr. Australia and Masters Mr. Universe GRAEME LANCEFIELD and relative newcomer in Class 3 GRANT MAYO. Subsequently the judges felt that Grant Mayo had produced the best overall package on the day.
In the Tall Class, MARK TREWARTHA was in his all time best condition to win his first Open Class Australian title. He is a former Teenage Mr. Australia winner. Other class winners were Class 2: GEORGE PAPADOPOULOS and Class 4: COLIN MURPHIE.
See the complete men’s prejudging from Round 1 to the Posing in Round 2 to the Comparisons in Round 3. Classes include: Teens, Juniors, Novice and Masters classes as well as the four Men's Open Classes.
Here is more information on the 1997 NABBA AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS MEN'S PREJUDGING on 95 minutes Digital Download, and also available as a 2 DVD set running for 127 mins, GMV-260DVD.
(Only the 2 DVD set includes the BONUS Pump Room disc which was originally sold separately as GMV-259.)
|01 AUG 2015
|2003 Jan Tana Pro Classic now on Digital Download!!
2003 Jan Tana Pro Classic now on Digital Download.
You will see 21 amazing international physique women from the heavyweight, middleweight and lightweight classes as they become locked in a titanic battle for victory.
See sensational newcomer, Helle Nielsen of Denmark, as she blitzes the field in taking the title against many seasoned campaigners.
Best poser was Vilma Caez and the top 2 in each class were as follows:
1. Helle Nielsen
2. Beth Roberts
1. Dayana Cadeau
2. Mah-Ann Mendoza
1. Angela Debatin
2. Joanna Thomas
See full details on the 2001 JAN TANA PRO CLASSIC on Digital Download, and also on DVD, A-1080DVD.
|31 JUL 2015
|2015 Arnold Classic Amateur Women #1 DVD: BODYFITNESS (FIGURE) - PHYSIQUE - MODEL SEARCH!!
2015 Arnold Classic Amateur Women #1 DVD now released.
Held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Ohio, USA - this Women’s DVD #1 of 2 presents all of the classes of the WOMEN'S PHYSIQUE, WOMEN'S BODY FITNESS (FIGURE), WOMEN'S MASTERS BODYFITNESS & ARNOLD MODEL SEARCH.
Spread over 2 DVDs this year, it is the BIGGEST WOMEN'S CONTEST SERIES we have ever released! (Women's DVD #2 will be ready shortly.)
PHOTO GALLERY and PREVIEW CLIP.
COMPLETE 2015 ARNOLD AMATEUR (USA) RESULTS.
See all of the lineups, key comparisons and callouts plus posing by the top 5 competitors in each class of WOMEN’S PHYSIQUE, and all awards and OVERALL POSEDOWNS. All classes for each division are shown from prejudging through to their finals.
The Overall Winners in this DVD:
Women's Physique: Claudia de Leon Pardo - Mexico
Women’s Bodyfitness (Figure): Janaina Ferreira Brazil
Women’s Masters Bodyfitness (Figure): Melanie Noel Canada
Arnold Model Search Final: Erica Altman USA
See full details on the 2015 ARNOLD AMATEUR WOMEN #1 DVD (USA), GMV-901DVD.
|26 JUL 2015
|2001 IFBB IRON MAN PRO INVITATIONAL PUMP ROOM now on Digital Download!!
2001 IFBB IRON MAN PRO INVITATIONAL PUMP ROOM now on Digital Download.
This is our first ever Iron Man Pump Room video and first IM pump room offered on download. John Balik's annual Iron Man Pro Show kicked off the 2001 season with 24 fantastic competitors. King Kamali said he would come into his first pro contest big and strong - and he did. However in the end, Chris Cormier repeated as champion of the first pro show of the year.
The DVD INCLUDES ALL OF THE GREAT HIGHLIGHTS from our closeup backstage camera.
After pump room highlights from both of our cameras, we present, using the front central camera, the individual compulsory poses for the top 10 guys - a lesson for all competitors on how to really do these poses!!
Plus our side stage front camera is then showing superb CLOSEUP posing routines from the top 5 competitors, namely, CORMIER, ANTHONY, KAMALI, DAWODU and TITUS. Includes the final posedown - IN CLOSEUP!! The 73 minute video ends with the impromptu posing on stage of JAY CUTLER, the future Mr Olympia!
2001 Iron Man Pro Invitational - Top 10 Results
1. Chris Cormier USA
2. Melvin Anthony USA
3. Shari 'King' Kamali USA
4. J.D. Dawodu England
5. Craig Titus USA
6. Garrett Downing USA
7. Lee Priest Australia
8. Jason Arntz USA
9. John Sherman USA
10. Rodney St. Cloud USA
See full details on the 2001 IRON MAN PRO PUMP ROOM on Digital Download, and also on DVD, V-171DVD.
|25 JUL 2015
|3 new Preview Clips from the 1994 NABBA Universe!!
|24 JUL 2015
|Shigeru Sugita, Kozo Sudo & Emoto Masashi: Plus Klaus Aschober & Franco Columbu now on Digital Downl
Shigeru Sugita, Kozo Sudo & Emoto Masashi: Plus Klaus Aschober & Franco Columbu now on Digital Download.
*Remastered & Revised Special 2015 Edition.
See my historic shoot with the sensational Japanese trio that took the 1976 London NABBA Mr. Universe by storm. Captured on film and in photos as they oil up, pump and pose. Three Asian champions solo and group posing, in London's Hyde Park Square, filmed on the very morning of the 1976 Mr. Universe.
SHIGERU SUGITA, a Mr. Japan winner, won the overall 1976 Mr. Universe title. He was the superstar of the session. Pictured in the blue trunks.
KOZO SUDO, 1975 Mr. Japan, won the Universe medium height class, and placed second to Sugita for the overall title. Pictured in the green trunks.
EMOTO MASASHI - an extraordinary young, ripped bodybuilder with a superb posing routine and the amazins abs. He is a future super-star. (The Japanese segment runs approx 24 mins.)
KLAUS ASCHOBER - 1975 Mr. Germany works out in the gym. Then outdoor oiling, pumping and posing. Klaus is in top contest condition, hard and shredded. This German posing segment was shot on the outskirts of Munich on September 15th, 1975. (Runs around 21 mins.)
FRANCO COLUMBU - exhibition strength feats and his posing routine. Rare footage of Franco doing bench press, deadlift and strength stunts. Franco won the Mr. Olympia title in 1976 and 1981 and was the training partner of Arnold. (Runs approx 12 mins.)
THE JAPANESE TRIO PHOTO GALLERY.
See full details on the Shigeru Sugita, Kozo Sudo & Emoto Masashi: Plus Klaus Aschober and Franco Columbu video on Digital Download, and also on remastered DVD, V-138DVD.
|23 JUL 2015
|2 New Classic Downloads of NABBA Australia Women's Events!!
1997 NABBA AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS: THE WOMEN - PJ & SHOW including the PUMP ROOM now on Digital Download.
Held in the Melbourne Town Hall, two cameras were used to bring you the very best in bodybuilding video entertainment. Our new camera roamed backstage to bring you extensive pump room footage, highlighting some of the best bodies in Australia.
The Women’s Pump Room footage is included in this video covering the complete women's contest from Prejudging to the final awards at the evening Show.
Some of the women seen in this 104 mins video include: Pina Theodoridis 2 times Figure Universe winner, Diane Hunt, Deena Rosan, Terri Roberts (Universe Figure Class winner), Kyme Brandhoff, Lorraine March, Gretal Gondor, Gillian Bromley, Christine Envall (World Champion), Taylor Young (Universe Ms Physique) and Karren Farrow.
OVERALL WOMEN'S FIGURE WINNER & CLASS 2: Pina Theodoridis
FIGURE CLASS 1 WINNER: Lorraine March
WOMEN'S PHYSIQUE WINNER: Gillian Bromley
See Results and more details on the 1997 NABBA AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS: WOMEN'S - PJ & SHOW & PUMP ROOM on Digital Download, and also on DVD, GMV-258DVD.
2000 NABBA Pro-Am Qualifier (Australia): The Women's Pump Room now on Digital Download.
This contest formerly known as the AUSTRALASIA, was the qualifier for the NABBA Universe in UK. Held in Melbourne in September, 2000, it featured the best Figure and Physique women in Australia. See all the back stage action - pumping, oiling and posing as the women go through their pre-contest prep. All captured by our backstage camera.
The class winners were as follows:
Ms. FIGURE CLASS 2: Loretta McMillan
Ms. FIGURE CLASS 1: Lorraine March
Ms. FITNESS: Judy Castle
OVERALL FIGURE CHAMPION: Loretta McMillan
Other top women seen besides the winners above include DIANE HUNT, RHONDA CHURCHILL, DIANE CIAMPA, GRETAL CONDER, JODIE LANCASTER, DEBBIE TRAVIS and JODY McLEOD.
See full details on the 2000 NABBA PRO-AM QUALIFIER AUSTRALIA PUMP ROOM on Digital Download, and also on DVD, GMV-378DVD.
|22 JUL 2015
|2015 NABBA/WFF International Championships DVD!!
2015 NABBA/WFF International Championships DVD -
Bodybuilding, Figure, Athletic, Fitness & Model.
Held at the Darebin Arts and Entertainment Centre, Preston, Victoria in June, the NABBA/WFF International was an incredible contest. The first part of the DVD covers the complete NABBA competition, followed by the WFF Contests plus the Bikini and Models section. This massive DVD of more than 5 hours brings you the complete International event from beginning to end.
MASSIVE PHOTO GALLERY.
The NABBA Men's Overall Posedown was won by JIM KOTANTONIS.
The Overall NABBA Women’s winner was LEE-ANNE ASHTON.
The WFF Overall winners were ROBERT BORGHONA and KATHERINE CLOTHIER.
In the Models section the final results were: OVERALL BIKINI MODEL - Gladysha Sukardan and OVERALL SPORTS MODEL - Jo Duckett.
The three star guest posers were TAYLOR SMITH, DEMETA SAHAN (Desert Rose) and BRIDGET BAILEY. This DVD marks a significant milestone for GMV being out 900th GMV series DVD production.
See full RESULTS and details on the 2015 NABBA/WFF INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS, GMV-900DVD.
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|WAYNE’S HARD NEWS - Cristina Putzu - WFF Women's Fitness Champion.
Outstanding competitor, Cristina Putzu of Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy recently won her class - Women's Fitness at the WFF Universe in France. She then went on to compete in the PRO WOMEN'S DIVISION of this event. She is trained by her partner, top personal trainer Francesco Casillo in Cagliari where they both reside. Cristina follows a high protein diet with low carbs - and lots of cardio.