The Arnold Classic started out as a one-day bodybuilding competition in 1989, but has since transformed into the four-day, 44-sport Arnold Sports Festival that includes a little something for everyone.
“It was my vision 30 years ago to bring all of the sports together to kind of sell the idea that there’s not one sport that ought to be preferred over another,” said California Gov. and ex-bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger, the festival’s namesake. “To me it makes no difference if you do boxing, you can do martial arts, you can do archery, table tennis or regular tennis. Whatever it is, bodybuilding, weight-lifting, whatever, just do something.”
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