It was in 1963 that a young Robert Nailon entered his first bodybuilding competition, Mr. Australia (Junior). This was the culmination of his father's inspiration and his personal displeasure at being a "skinny little kid." Robert quickly excelled at the sport and was considered one of Australia's best-known bodybuilders. But bodybuilding wasn't Robert's only passion. His interest in photography was equally strong. For the benefit of body- building fans, he combined his two passions and his photos were soon being seen
in magazines worldwide.
During his 12 years of competition, Robert both trained with and photographed many of the greats of the bodybuilding world, such as Frank Zane, Larry Scott, Dave Draper, Reg Park and, of course, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Thus, he has benefited from the wisdom of the best of the best from around the world.
MUSCLE INSIDER sits down with Robert to discuss his career and how he came to be friend and photographer to the greatest bodybuilder of all time.
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