The King is Dead – Iron Game History – April, 1999

“The King is dead.” Such could be the words echoed throughout the weightlifting world. Dennis Reno’s newsletter arrived yesterday with the sad news of Johnny Grimek’s death. So great was his impact on our world that those who called him a friend will reminisce in the future about where we were when we first met him, and where we were when we learned the sad news of his death.