Vince Taylor

Vince Taylor (The Quiet Storm)

About Vince Taylor (The Quiet Storm)

Born: August 25, 1956
Birthplace: Havre De Grace, Maryland, USA
Residence: Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA
Nickname: The Quiet Storm
Height: 5′ 8″ (175 cm)
Competition Weight: 230 lbs (104 kg)
Off Season Weight: 250 lbs (114 kg)
Arms: 21″ (53 cm)
Calfs: 20.5″ (52 cm)
Waist: 33″ (84 cm)

Both as an amateur and professional, Vince Taylor has been in the health industry, creating and promoting fitness and bodybuilding for more than 20 years. Married and the father of 3 boys, Vince is currently living in South Florida.

Vince spent a great part of his adult life in Europe, working for the US military as a weapons specialist in Berlin, Germany (1976 -1989. It was at that time, that at the age of 27, he discovered his passion for bodybuilding.

Vince has enjoyed a great competitive bodybuilding career, which has spanned over two decades. He earned his ‘pro card’ with his 1988 National Championship victory, at the age of 32.

A few months later in 1989, he would go on to enter and win his first professional bodybuilding championship, the New York “Night of Champions”. That victory qualified him for his very first Mr. Olympia contest, which he entered a few months later, making it his second professional bodybuilding contest.

His 3rd place finishes at the 1989 Mr. Olympia catapulted him to the top of the Bodybuilding world. Vince would repeat that 3rd place finishes in 1991, where he revolutionized posing with his terminator posing routine. Some of his highest achievements include his record-setting 5 consecutive Master Mr. Olympia victories.

Vince Taylor is a certified professional trainer and a Director/Examiner for the Professional Trainers Association.

Mr. & Masters Olympia Results

1989 – IFBB Mr. Olympia: 3rd
1991 – IFBB Mr. Olympia: 3rd
1992 – IFBB Mr. Olympia: 6th
1995 – IFBB Mr. Olympia: 5th
1996 – IFBB Masters Olympia: 1st
1997 – IFBB Masters Olympia: 1st
1999 – IFBB Masters Olympia: 1st
2000 – IFBB Masters Olympia: 1st
2001 – IFBB Mr. Olympia: 13th
2001 – IFBB Masters Olympia: 1st
2002 – IFBB Masters Olympia: 2nd
2006 – IFBB Mr. Olympia: 11th
2007 – IFBB Mr. Olympia: did not place

The Titles Won

1987 – AAU Mr. America Medium
1988 – NPC Nationals
1989 – IFBB Night of Champions
1991 – IFBB Grand Prix Denmark
1991 – IFBB Grand Prix Finland
1991 – IFBB Grand Prix Italy
1991 – IFBB Grand Prix Spain
1991 – IFBB Grand Prix Switzerland
1991 – IFBB Pittsburgh Pro Invitational
1992 – IFBB Arnold Classic
1992 – IFBB Ironman Pro Invitational
1992 – IFBB Pittsburgh Pro Invitational
1993 – IFBB San Jose Pro Invitational
1994 – IFBB Ironman Pro Invitational
1995 – IFBB Grand Prix England
1995 – IFBB Grand Prix France
1995 – IFBB Grand Prix Ukraine
1995 – IFBB Niagara Falls Pro Invitational
1996 – IFBB Masters Olympia
1997 – IFBB Masters Olympia
1998 – IFBB Arnold Classic Masters
1999 – IFBB Masters Olympia
2000 – IFBB Masters Olympia
2001 – IFBB Masters Olympia
2008 – IFBB Atlantic City Pro Masters 50+

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