Hunter and Wolf from Gladiators are hanging out together! See how they look now!

James Crossley - aka Hunter from Gladiators - breaks world record for lifting the famous Dinnie Stones!
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Hunter back in his heyday on Gladiators

Hunter and Wolf, legends of game show Gladitors, have been hanging out and they both still look in top shape!

James Crossley, aka Hunter, shared this cracking Instagram snap of himself and Michael Van Wijk (Wolf), showing off their muscles in a gym.

James, who’s looking in very good shape for a man off 44, said about Wolf: “Give @wolfgladiator a follow down in New Zealand if you want to see how he manages to stay in supersonic shape at 65 years young.”

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Michael, who gained his “Wolf” persona after auditioning for a part in Dances with Wolves (he didn’t get the part!), now lives in New Zealand, where he opened a venue called Wolf’s Gym in Auckland.

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Meanwhile, James recently revealed he’s dating This Morning’s resident Dr Zoe Williams (pictured below).

“She used to be a Gladiator [Amazon],” he told Loose Women. “She was one of the new breed when Gladiators came back on Sky about eight years ago. She is a bit of an avatar, actually. I’m a bit jealous of her. She’s a natural freak with her genetics and naturally very fit.”

Zoe Williams

As well as hanging out with Wolf, James has also been busy with a DVD, Fit At 40, showing men of a certain age how to keep in shape.

He may have lost his famous golden locks, but James is certainly still in shape!

Gladitors Pics: ITV/REX/Shutterstock. Zoe Williams pic: S Meddle/ITV/REX/Shutterstock

David Hollingsworth

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