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We 'Mirin Special Edition: The Master Blaster

Joe Weider built the fitness industry as we know it. Celebrate the long and legendary life of the Master Blaster with this collection of 30 timeless photos.

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Joe Weider

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Joe Weider

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Armand Tanny, Alan Stephan, Joe Weider, Clancy Ross
and Flloyd Page at 1949 Mr. North America

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Ben Weider, Ed Theriault and Joe Weider in Montreal

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Joe Weider directs one of the Brunet twins in Montreal

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Joe and Ben Weider in the front office of the family home in Montreal

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Betty and Joe Weider at their wedding, April 24, 1961

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Joe Weider posing with a sculpture of himself

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Ben Weider, Larry Scott (1965 Mr. Olympia) and Joe Weider

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Joe Weider and Sergio Oliva (1967 Mr. Olympia)

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Arnold and Joe Weider at work

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Arnold Schwarzenegger and Joe Weider at work

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Joe Weider in his office

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Ken Waller (1973 Mr. World), Lou Ferrigno (1973 Mr. America), Joe Weider and Arnold Schwarzenegger (1973 Mr. Olympia)

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Boyer Coe, Joe Weider, Frank Zane (1977 Mr. Olympia) and Ben Weider

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Frank Zane and Joe Weider

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Franco Columbu, Rachel Mclish (1980 Ms. Olympia) and Joe Weider

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Rachel Mclish and Joe Weider

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Joe Weider and Franco Columbu

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Ken Sprague, Bill Grant, Kent Keuhn, Jim Manion and Joe Weider

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Burt Reynolds with Betty and Joe Weider

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Sylvester Stallone with Betty and Joe Weider

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Ben Weider, Lee Haney (1985 Mr. Olympia) and Joe Weider

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Ben Weider, Cory Everson (1986 Ms. Olympia), Joe Weider
and Ellen Van Maris (3rd place)

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Larry Scott, Sergio Oliva, Arnold Schwarzenneger, Joe Weider, Fanco Columbu, Frank Zane, Chris Dickerson, Samir Bannout, Lee Haney and Dorian Yates at 1995 Mr. Olympia

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Gunter Schlierkamp, Joe Weider and Lou Ferrigno

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Paul Dillett, Nassar El Sonbaty, Joe Weider, Mike Matarazzo and Shawn Ray at the 1997 Mr. Olympia

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Joe Weider

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Ben Weider, Ronnie Coleman (2002 Mr. Olympia) and Joe Weider

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Joe Weider holds an original copy of his first magazine. It was first published in 1936, when he was 17 years old

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Achilles1994

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Lots of great pictures here, love the old school shots.
15, 16 and 22 are my favorites.
R.I.P Joe.

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TheSpazzzz

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Real inspiration, I be mirin'.

Mar 26, 2013 7:38pm | report
 
rexprime

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r.i.p. Joe

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#4!

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fredzz1003

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Verry inspiring photos :)
RIP Mr.Joe

Mar 26, 2013 11:18pm | report
 
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Love these! Something about manual film really makes a picture, I'm getting in the gym!

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immeasurable impact. RIP

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Rip.. Real inspiration

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Vinceyy

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Vinceyy

14,15 22 and 25, great pictures

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SoulOne94

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Bodybuilding will never be the same without Joe Weider.

Mar 27, 2013 6:28am | report
 
Solinski

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Solinski

This is awesome! Thanks for sharing!!

Mar 27, 2013 8:49am | report
 
FeFocus

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FeFocus

Awesome pictures

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Great pictures! R.I.P.

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What an amazing career, RIP

Mar 28, 2013 12:21am | report
 
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RIP Joe, and an awesome collection of photos. You can tell people enjoyed being around him he seemed like such a nice guy. I'm glad he lived such a long and fulfilling life.

Mar 28, 2013 8:22am | report
 
NaturallyGood

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My first weight set was a "Weider Master Blaster" set!! R.I.P. Joe

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RIP Mr. Joe, I have always been inspired. The World lost such an innovator. You will be missed.

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Amazing set.

Mar 28, 2013 11:06am | report
 
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  • ht: 5'10"
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rowza

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Great photos although he didnt have very defined legs did he lol Never knew that.

R,I,P Joe

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a true inspiration...the legacy will always live on!!

Mar 29, 2013 8:00am | report
 
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jmtp50

I have trained with Weider principles all my life and will continue to do so the rest of my life Joe Weider created and set the standerd of bodybuilding unsurpassed by none
R.I.P. Joe Weider the Master Blaster

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this man led afullfilling life, he looks happy in all these pics, content doing what he loves..we should all live this way RIP joe

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It seems Joe Weider, through his magazines, has always been a part of my life from aged 14 to 68. I hope the world remembers him...I will.

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