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2019 Arnold Sports Festival Presents Record 80 Sports and Events

August 20, 2018

By Brent LaLonde

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 2019 Arnold Sports Festival and the world-renowned Arnold Classic bodybuilding championships, already the world’s largest multi-sport festival, will grow even larger in 2019 when the four-day health and fitness celebration presents a record 80 sports and events February 28-March 3, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio.

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Variety Provides Arnold Wide Appeal

March 05, 2018

By Steve Wartenberg

Before we say farewell to the 30th Arnold Sports Festival, come on along as we take another walk through the Greater Columbus Convention Center and meet a few of the folks who make the Arnold such a memorable event.

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Arnold Shines At Sunday Showcase

March 04, 2018

By Steve Wartenberg

Back in the day, when he was the biggest star in bodybuilding, Arnold wasn’t happy with the world’s perception of his sport. Or the distinctly unmuscular size of the prize money. 

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Dreams Come True At Kids & Teens EXPO

March 03, 2018

By Steve Wartenberg

Beware the fury of Vinny Venom, an up-and-coming wrestler who comes from deep beneath the surface of the earth and is half-man, half-spider.

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Axe Throwing Instant Hit With Weightlifters

March 02, 2018

By Steve Wartenberg

When Halle Russell walked by the axe throwing space, something happened on a molecular level to the weightlifter from Texas. “I said, hey, that’s axe throwing; I have to do it,” she said. “My body forgot all about weightlifting and I needed to throw an axe. I could be an axe thrower.” And so, Russell tossed a few axes, along with her friend and fellow weightlifter Gerald See, from California. It was love at first fling. “We’re here to try other sports, and when we saw axe throwing, it had to be one of them,” See said. “This is awesome.”

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