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Pretty cool to see a life sized statue of Schwarzenegger from his bodybuilding pre-Hollywood days. I know he was Mr. Universe a few times. Some of those contests must have been here in Columbus. That's just a guess. Definitely worth a look and Schwarzenegger fans...More
Statue in front of the convention center. 8-foot-tall, bronze statue of the muscular Arnie in his prime time. Commemorates his Mr. World titles at the Columbus event in the 70‘s. There is still an Arnold Sports festival for body builders in Columbus every year.
My husband and I were visiting Columbus and this was one of the attractions we had on our bucket list. Initially, we had a hard time locating the statue. I neglected to read the fine print, "He's Back!" by one of our Trip Advisor's reviewers....More
Drove down High recently past the Convention Center, and saw Arnold's back- literally. The much moved statue is now in front of the convention center, facing the west entrance of the venue for his namesake annual fitness exposition (not just a fencing tournament, as one...More
It's now in front of the convention center on High Street. If you're in the neighborhood, you should definitely check it out. It really is kind of humorous, although that may not be intentional. I wondered why it's there, but saw that his namesake fencing...More
As weightlifters, the Arnold has a special place in our hearts. Hardly a session goes by without a "get into the choppa'" reference or speaking in a fake Austrian accent "I vant some vauter".
So we went to the Veterans Auditorium. No Ah-hold statue....More