Olympics – 1984 L A Games – Equestrian Team Show Jumping & Boxing & Diving & Wrestling & Track 800m

DOG COMMENTARY:   As with every day’s telecast of the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics….ABC Sports did an incredible job of covering each and every sport at each venue with the best assembled team of broadcasters ever put together for an Olympic Game….and the day covered in this video herewith is no exception.  This telecast…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Womens Platform Prelims – Dive 4 Round

DOG ASIDE: As the 4th round of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics women’s platform diving competition got under way….it was still difficult to figure out who was the “cream of the crop” in this competition…as the contestants were limited by the degree of difficulty during the first four rounds…..but beginning in the 5th round of…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Womens Platform Prelims – Dive 2 & 3 Round

DOG ASIDE: After the 1st round of dives in the preliminaries of the women’s platform diving competition at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….USA Michele Mitchell was in 1st….with Sweden’s Marianne Weinas in 2nd….then comes USA Wendy Wyland in 3rd….followed by China’s Zhou Jihong in 4th and Chen Xiaoxia in 5th….in what will turn into a…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Men’s Platform Prelims – Dive 10 Round

DOG ASIDE: Each of the following divers placed in the top 10 in the men’s platform diving competition at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….so I thought I would give you a little background on each of them as follows: Albin Killat is a retired diver from Germany….who is best known for twice winning the gold medal…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Mens Platform Prelims – Dive 8 Round

DOG ASIDE: In this the 8th round of dives in the men’s 10 m platform diving competition of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….USA Greg Lougnis leads off with a front 3 1/2 somersault in pike which is absolutely a gorgeous dive…..as Louganis is followed by China’s Li Kongzheng….who is leading the competition going into the…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Mens Platform Prelims – Dive 7 Round

DOG ASIDE: The 7th round of the preliminary dives of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics men’s 10 m platform diving competition starts off with Li Kongzheng of China….who is leading the prelims after 6 dives….performing an inward 3 1/2 somersault in the pike position….which has a degree of difficulty of 3.4…..then comes Japan’s Masashi Nakashima…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Mens Platform Prelims – Dive 5 Round

DOG ASIDE: ABC diving commentators Cynthia Potter and Jack Whitaker provide a great deal of insight as to why from dive 5th to the 10th round of dives…..there is no degree of difficulty….so the divers can do as difficult a dive as they choose….to which USA Greg Louganis and CHN Li Hongping are doing the…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Mens 3m Springboard Finals – Dive 1 Round

DOG ASIDE: ABC’s Jack Whitaker and Cynthia Potter bring the viewer the 1st dive round of the finals competition of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics men’s 3 m springboard diving….an event that featured the following twelve finalists…..FIN Juha Ovaskainen, FRG Dieter Doerr, MEX Jorge Mondragon, AUS Steve Foley, FRG Albin Killat, MEX Carlos Giron, ITA…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Mens 3 m Springboard Finals – Dive 2 Round

DOG ASIDE: This video starts out with the one and only….Greg Louganis….with his 2nd of 11 rounds of dives in the 1984 Los Angles Olympics Men’s 3 m Springboard Diving competition….as ABC’s color commentator says of the dive that “Louganis just seems like he is suspended in air”….now, I know I am a dog….but a…