I guess it makes a big difference seeing the guys live rather than in a clip , lots of times you’ll hear this. Most of us can only comment on what we see on the clips and I read it’s a lot different seeing these guys in person. But at least in this Olympia, not many had Arnold winning, live or on film. Love the comments from the competitors in this clip especially Boyer’s . Anytime I’ve seen or listen to interviews with him , he was always a gentleman and a class act.
When it comes to picking first, second and third in Mr. Olympia, I have a hard time placing them. Back in those days it came down to what type of physique the you prefer as then there were different type of physiques . Today they pretty much look alike and the difference comes down to who was looking better the last couple hours when being placed.
Now at this level it’s so precise on crazy things you hear the commentators saying things like
" … that’s too bad, he looks great but he’s got that little film of water on his lower back , "