77 Year Old Vegan Bodybuilder Jim Morris

World Gym Ad
A World Gym ad which ran in 1990 in all the major bodybuilding magazines. From left to right, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Franco Columbu, Eddie Giulliani, Joe Gold, Bob Paris, Danny Padilla, and Jim Morris.

Jim Morris, the age-defying 77-year old bodybuilder who is still ripped was featured today on the Huffington Post. Morris’ own website says “I decided to become a vegetarian in 1985 at age 50. In 2000 at age 65 I became a vegan.”

According to HuffPo, “Morris ended his 19-year retirement from bodybuilding to compete for the Mr. Olympia title; he won in the over-60 division. Morris now lives in Venice Beach, California and works as a trainer.”

Exhibition In Atlanta 1Lon 24http://images.huffingtonpost.com/gadgets/slideshows/254730/slide_254730_1600466_free.jpg

Jim Morris on left circa 1979 & right circa circa 1950’s, The Lon Collection, bottom, circa 2012

Written by joshuakatcher

Joshua Katcher is an adjunct professor of fashion at Parsons The New School. His research focuses on sustainability and ethics in fashion production. He started The Discerning Brute in 2008 as a resource for men who want to make intelligent decisions concerning their lifestyles. With a focus on “fashion, food & etiquette for the ethically handsome man”, The Discerning Brute produces expert, essential content and boldly takes a stand. Brave GentleMan, the integrated, eCommerce brother-site of The Discerning Brute was launched in 2011 and features “principled attire” and “smart supplies” handpicked for informed indulgence.
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