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      Former two-time Mr. Olympia. Franco Columbu tragically and unexpectedly passed away on August 30 while swimming at a beach in San Teodoro in his native Sardinia, the Italian newspaper. He was 78.

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      Man, he was one of the all time greatest. Getting old sucks.

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      RIP

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      RIP.

      this was from Arnold himself.

      "Franco,
      You’ve heard me say that I don’t like when people call me a self-made man.
      You’ve even heard me say that you’re part of the reason I could never accept that label.
      But I wanted you to know why.
      From the minute we met in Munich, you were my partner in crime. We pushed each other, we competed with each other, and we laughed at every moment along the way.
      When I finally got to America, I was alone. I’d left my family, my country, my whole life behind. So when I asked Joe Weider to bring you to train with me, it was because I knew I wasn’t the same without my best friend. I could thrive without money, without my parents, but I couldn’t thrive without you.
      I am devastated today. But I am also so, so grateful for the 54 years of friendship and joy we shared. The pumps, the chess games, the construction work, the meals, the pranks, the life lessons — we did it all together. We grew and we learned and we loved. My life was more fun, more colorful, and more complete because of you.
      I will always miss you. But I’ll also know that a part of you lives on in me, in Debbie, in Maria, and in the millions of people you inspired every day you lived. And I will be there for Maria and Debbie, so you can rest now with no worries.
      I love you Franco. I will always remember the joy you brought to my life, the advices you gave me, and the twinkle in your eye that never disappeared. You were my best friend.
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      Quote Originally Posted by jipped genes View Post
      RIP.

      this was from Arnold himself.

      "Franco,
      Youíve heard me say that I donít like when people call me a self-made man.
      Youíve even heard me say that youíre part of the reason I could never accept that label.
      But I wanted you to know why.
      From the minute we met in Munich, you were my partner in crime. We pushed each other, we competed with each other, and we laughed at every moment along the way.
      When I finally got to America, I was alone. Iíd left my family, my country, my whole life behind. So when I asked Joe Weider to bring you to train with me, it was because I knew I wasnít the same without my best friend. I could thrive without money, without my parents, but I couldnít thrive without you.
      I am devastated today. But I am also so, so grateful for the 54 years of friendship and joy we shared. The pumps, the chess games, the construction work, the meals, the pranks, the life lessons ó we did it all together. We grew and we learned and we loved. My life was more fun, more colorful, and more complete because of you.
      I will always miss you. But Iíll also know that a part of you lives on in me, in Debbie, in Maria, and in the millions of people you inspired every day you lived. And I will be there for Maria and Debbie, so you can rest now with no worries.
      I love you Franco. I will always remember the joy you brought to my life, the advices you gave me, and the twinkle in your eye that never disappeared. You were my best friend.
      Love always,
      Arnold"
      Very heartfelt and sad.

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      Wow that brings me to tears, yesterday was also the day my best friend was found dead. You'll be missed greatly Franco, an inspiration to me since the "Good Ol'Days", since we were both short guys. In your memory I'm going extra hard today, from here on till my last heartbeat. Getting old does suck, it's hard dealing with the fact of coming to the ending of your life and having everyone and everything you've grown up with disappear and dissolve... slowly... daily. When you get older you'll really learn not to take time for granted ever again.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Uncle Ric View Post
      Former two-time Mr. Olympia. Franco Columbu tragically and unexpectedly passed away on August 30 while swimming at a beach in San Teodoro in his native Sardinia, the Italian newspaper. He was 78.
      Saw this yesterday and was quite sad. When I first started following bodybuilding in the late 70ís early 80ís Franco was my idol being a phenomenal shorter bodybuilder. RIP champ


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      dude went out swimming in the ocean. a fitting way to go out doing something he enjoyed. rip
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      Quote Originally Posted by guns01 View Post
      dude went out swimming in the ocean. a fitting way to go out doing something he enjoyed. rip
      Yeah sounds fitting.

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      Very sad to hear. RIP Franco.
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      Quote Originally Posted by guns01 View Post
      dude went out swimming in the ocean. a fitting way to go out doing something he enjoyed. rip
      That's why I spend a lot of time in the Forrest, the "rest home facility" thing scares the living s#it outta' me.
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      Quote Originally Posted by mtnmedic View Post
      That's why I spend a lot of time in the Forrest, the "rest home facility" thing scares the living s#it outta' me.
      when i cant take care of my own self anymore take me out back and put me down like a dog. i feel bad for old people when they cant do anything or remember anything at all.
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