Name: Don Youngblood
Born: April 7, 1954. Passes away May 8, 2005
Height: 5' 9"
Off Season Weight: 295 lbs
Competition Weight: 245 lbs
After 14 years of building his business, at age
34 Don Youngblood decided to allow himself some time to pursue a personnel
hobby. He chose bodybuilding and took to it like a duck to water.
At an age when most Pro's are winding up their careers, Don was just beginning.
In 1994 he won the Arkansas State Masters Bodybuilding Championship. In
1995 he won the Arkansas State Overall Bodybuilding Championship, then
in August of 1995 he won the NPC Masters National Overall Bodybuilding
Championship, were he received his Pro Status.
In 2001 he placed 2nd in the IFBB Masters Mr. Olympia being defeated by only 2 points. Don was 8 points ahead after beating Vince Taylor in the symmetry and muscularity
round. Don was edged out in the posing round of competition by a narrow
2-point margin. The 2001 Masters Olympia was Dons first ever professional
2002 Masters Olympia - 1st
2001 Masters Olympia - 2nd
1995 NPC Masters National - 1st
1995 ARK State Overall - 1st
1994 ARK State Masters - 1st
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