Tony Pearson, Tom Terwilliger and Phil Williams, Part One

08.24.2021 - By Bodybuilding Legends Show

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The Bodybuilding Legends Podcast features three great champions from the 1980's on this episode. Tony Pearson, 1978 AAU Mr. America, Tom Terwilliger, 1986 NPC Nationals Light Heavyweight Champion and Phil Williams, 1985 NPC Nationals Overall Winner, join host John Hansen to talk about their bodybuilding careers in the 1980's. At the end of the podcast, John reads the article "The Unhappiest Mr. America" about Tony Pearson winning the 1978 Mr. America contest written by Rick Wayne for the February, 1979 issue of Muscle Builder magazine. Time Stamps: 5:24 - Recent deaths in bodybuilding 6:43 - RIP Phil Herndon, 1995 NPC USA Champion 7:34 - Arnold says "Screw Your Freedom" 12:00 - Emails from listeners to the podcast 20:48 - Start of interview with Tony Pearson, Tom Terwilliger and Phil Williams, Part One 21:40 - Tony talks about the upcoming documentary about his autobiography Driven 47:41 - Tom relates the story of watching Ed Corney pose at the "Pumping Iron" movie premiere in New York 52:00 - Phil talks about who inspired him when he started bodybuilding 57:00 - How Phil, Tom and Tony had so much hunger to get started in bodybuilding with little support 1:01:50 - What did it feel like when they finally turned pro? 1:17:50 - John reads the article "The Unhappiest Mr. America" written by Rick Wayne for the February, 1979 issue of Muscle Builder Magazine. John's Coaching at Pro Physique Contribute to the Podcast on Patreon Bodybuilding Legends website John Hansen Fitness website John's YouTube Channel John's Facebook Page John's Instagram Page  

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