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His training is worth the weight at Gold's

Former Mr. America contender still 'plays to win'

John McClay of Abington preparing for the upcoming USA Wheelchair Bodybuilding Championship.
John McClay of Abington preparing for the upcoming USA Wheelchair Bodybuilding Championship. (Globe Staff Photo / Tom Herde) Globe Staff Photo / Tom Herde
By Emily Sweeney
Globe Staff / September 28, 2006

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BRAINTREE -- John McClay is a fixture at Gold's Gym: He is there at least four times a week, his trophies are on display in the gym's lobby, and his photograph hangs on the wall. The faded photo shows him standing onstage, smiling broadly and flexing his muscles at the 1982 Mr. America contest. (Full article: 927 words)

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