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Aptos resident Dave Draper, an iconic, former world-class bodybuilder, dies at 79

Aptos resident Dave Draper, an iconic, world-class bodybuilder who owned World Gym in Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley, died on Tuesday morning at the age of 79. Draper, who stood 6 feet, 235 pounds, was known as the “Blond Bomber.” Born in Secaucus, New Jersey, Draper began weight training at a young age. He won the 1962 Mr. New Jersey bodybuilding title as a 21-year-old and moved to Santa Monica six months later.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Pens Tribute To Bodybuilding Legend After His Death

Sometimes we forget that the hero of one generation was inspired by a hero of their own. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who became famous for being a world-class bodybuilder before becoming the leading action star in movies like The Terminator, Predator and Total Recall, just lost his “idol” in Dave Draper, an American bodybuilder, actor and author. Schwarzenegger penned a tribute to Draper following news of his death.
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Bodybuilding Legend Dave Draper Dead at 79 Years Old

Bodybuilder Dave Draper died on the morning of Nov. 30, 2021. Draper’s wife, Laree Draper, confirmed the news in a post made on Facebook that same day. Dave Draper, born in 1942, was a bodybuilder, actor, and author, penning books, columns, and blog posts on his website, According to Laree, Draper died peacefully. She did not disclose a cause of death.
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Legendary Body Builder Has Passed Away At 79

Bodybuilding legend Dave Draper died on Tuesday morning at the age of 79, his family confirmed in a post to social media. Draper’s wife, Laree, shared the devastating news on Facebook on Tuesday afternoon. She did not share many details on her husband’s passing, but did say that his death was “calm and peaceful.”

Famed bodybuilder and Santa Cruz businessman Dave Draper dies at 79

Nicknamed "the Blond Bomber," Draper was a legendary muscleman who inspired and became friends with Arnold Schwarzenegger before becoming a businessman and writer. The Business Journal is looking for the most influential women in the Silicon Valley to honor in our prestigious special publication and event. © 2021 American City...

Bodybuilding legend Dave Draper dead at 79

Dave Draper, a bodybuilding legend who Arnold Schwarzenegger calls an “inspiration,” has passed away at the age of 79. Draper won the Mr. America title in 1965 and then Mr. Universe a year later. Draper’s wife Laree announced the news on Facebook. His cause of death is currently unknown. Hi,...

Ex-UFC fighter Luis Pena was arrested on multiple charges for the third time since June

Ex-UFC fighter Luis Pena was arrested on multiple charges for the third time since June. Luis Pena, a former UFC fighter, has been arrested for the second time. According to internet records, Pena was arrested by the Deerfield Beach Police Department on Monday. The 28-year-old is still charged with battery, domestic violence battery, criminal mischief, and battery inflicting bodily harm, all of which are considered misdemeanors. Pena had been detained for the third time since June.

Rainbow Six Siege Update 2.16 Patch Notes

Rainbow Six Siege Update 2.16 is now out, and the complete list of repairs and adjustments included in this version can be found below. The new season of Rainbow Six Siege brought a slew of changes and enhancements. Because the High Caliber season is now available, you should begin downloading the patch and preparing for the next season’s adjustments. Here’s a rundown of what’s new in Rainbow Six Siege 2.16.

Pro Bodybuilder and Coach John Meadows Dies at Age 49

John “Mountain Dog” Meadows, a professional bodybuilder, trainer, and nutritionist based out of Ohio died at the age of 49 on August 8, 2021. The news was shared on his verified Facebook page in the afternoon on behalf of his wife (Mary) by a person named Brooke Nappo. “Dear Friends...

Pro Bodybuilder George Peterson Has Died At 37

Bodybuilder George Peterson has passed away in his hotel room on Oct. 6, 2021 ahead of the 2021 Olympia. Bodybuilder George Peterson has died just days before competing at the 2021 Mr. Olympia according to sources close to Generation Iron and multiple outlets reporting. He was only 37 years old. Peterson was currently stationed in Orlando, Florida to compete in the Men’s 212 Olympia.

Bodybuilder Aaron Reed is Ryan Reynolds’ Very Large Body Double in “Free Guy”

In the silver-screen world of Hollywood, it is common for action heroes or blockbuster movie stars to get into incredible shape. Transformations from commonfolk physique to comic-book chiseled almost feel like a mainstay part of a movie’s hype these days. The physical transformation differed for the movie Free Guy, where Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool, The Hitman’s Bodyguard, The Proposal) plays a bank teller in an open-world video game. Instead of a gym, Reynolds’ transformation involved a body double — bodybuilder and former professional wrestler Aaron Reed.

How to Build Muscle With Bodybuilding Pressing Exercises for General Strength

Learn how to build muscle with bodybuilding pressing exercises. The sport of bodybuilding was popularized in the 1960s thanks to the muscular physiques of Arnold Schwarzenegger, Franco Columbu, Dave Draper, and later Lee Haney, Ronnie Coleman and Kevin Levrone. People were initially impressed by the bodies of these men, who...

How This David Laid Workout Can Shred & Tone Your Physique

This workout from David Laid is one to get you shredded as you tone your lean and amazing aesthetic. David Laid is a bodybuilder, fitness model, and social media influencer with a great physique that others certainly envy. A fitness fan from an early age, he saw an outlet to use it to his advantage and has since created a following of many who seek to look like he does.

George Farah: Kai Greene Has Never, Ever, Ever Used Insulin

George Farah uses Kai Greene as an example to debunk the recent myth that insulin is needed to build a top level mass monster physique. Last week, we went into detail with George Farah about his thoughts on insulin use in bodybuilding. It’s a topic that he has spoken about before and only seems to have become more strongly against insulin a year later. In this new segment, we discuss further with Farah whether it’s possible to be healthy as a top level pro bodybuilder. Farah certainly thinks it does – and uses Kai Greene as an example. In our latest GI Exclusive, George Farah claims that Kai Greene has never used insulin to build his massive physique.

2021 Arnold Classic UK Results

Arnold Schwarzenegger was unable to make the trip to the England because of an apparent leg injury. He was still part of the show in some capacity virtually throughout. There was a total of five divisions competing in this event — Men’s Open, Classic Physique, Men’s Physique, Bikini, and Fitness. The results have been announced and they can be found below.

2014 CrossFit Games Winner Camille Leblanc-Bazinet is “Officially a Bodybuilder”

For fans of CrossFit, Camille Leblanc-Bazinet needs no introduction, but she certainly deserves one. The tenured competitor of eight CrossFit Games, including an overall win in 2014, recently turned her gaze towards a very different physical pursuit — professional bodybuilding. On Oct. 2, 2021, Leblanc-Bazinet competed in the Bikini division...

2021 Mr. Olympia Prejudging: The Revenge Of Brandon Curry Threatens Big Ramy

Brandon Curry looks on point against Big Ramy’s slightly off conditioning during the Mr. Olympia 2021 prejudging. Friday night of the Olympia 2021 ends with a climactic cliffhanger. After a series of exciting finals – the very last event of the night was the Mr. Olympia prejudging. The best Men’s Open bodybuilders battled it out on stage for the most prestigious award in the sport. Ultimately, the prejudging came down to an ultimate face off. The returning champion Big Ramy vs the former champion Brandon Curry. It was an incredibly close match. Based on what we saw tonight – Brandon Curry very well might reclaim his Mr. Olympia title.