Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Lou Ferrigno "The Incredible Hulk"

The famous Louis Jude "Lou" Ferrigno is of Italian descent and was born in 1951 in New York, USA. He is an actor, Personal Trainer, and a retired Pro bodybuilder. 
He started weight training at the age of 13. As a bodybuilder, he made his Pro debut at the NABBA Mr. Universe in 1972 and won an IFBB Mr. America title (1973) and two consecutive IFBB Mr. Universe titles (1973-74). Lou Ferrigno also took part 4 times at IFBB Mr. Olympia contests. He competed in the first annual World's Strongest Man competition in 1977, where he finished fourth in among eight competitors and also played in the Canadian Football League. 

He was the biggest Pro bodybuilder of the time and appeared on TV screens in the documentary "Pumping Iron" (1977) but he is best known as an actor for portraying the title role in the CBS television series "The Incredible Hulk" (1978). He has also appeared in European-produced fantasy-adventures such as "Sinbad of the Seven Seas" and "Hercules". 

Lou Ferrigno can be considered as one of the biggest bodybuilders in the history like the Canadian Greg Kovacs. During competition, at 1.94cm/6'4'' he weighed 130kg/287lb in 1975 and 142 kg/313lb in 1992! He retired from competitive bodybuilding in 1995.

Competitive History:

1971 WBBG Pro Teen Mr. America, 1st
1973 IFBB Mr. America, 1st
1973 IFBB Mr. Universe, 1st
1974 IFBB Mr. International, 1st
1974 IFBB Mr. Universe, 1st
1974 IFBB Mr. Olympia, 2nd
1975 IFBB Mr. Olympia, 3rd
1992 IFBB Mr. Olympia, 12th
1993 IFBB Mr. Olympia, 10th
1993 IFBB Masters Olympia, 2nd

Country: USA/Italy
Birthdate: 1951
Height: 194cm/6'4''
Competition weight: 130kg/287lb
Off season weight: 140kg/310lb


shooby said...

my reference, more than a certain Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Be careful : i don't said that i hate Arnold ;)

Anonymous said...

The hottest hugest sexiest Hercules ever to grace the silverscreen