Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Womens Platform – USA Michelle Mitchell – Dive 7 Round

DOG ASIDE: Michele Anne Mitchell (born January 10, 1962 in Phoenix, Arizona) is a former diver from the United States….who is a two-time Olympic medalist on the 10-meter platform….having won silver in the 1984 Los Angeles Games and 1988 Seoul Games.  She was inducted into the University of Arizona Athletic Hall of Fame in 1988….and the International Swimming Hall…

Bonne Daddy´s 1978 SSP New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: Leading up to the 1978 World Championship season….the New York Yankees made some off-season moves that help them win their 2nd World Series in a row…..featuring the signing of Goose Gossage as a free agent on November 22, 1977…..then on December 12, 1977, the Yanks traded Stan Thomas and Ed Ricks to the…

Bonne Daddy´s 1977 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1977 New York Yankees season was the 75th season for the Yankees in New York and the 77th season overall for the franchise…..culminating in the 21st World Series championship in franchise history….and its first under the ownership of George Steinbrenner. The season was brought to life years later in the book, turned…

Bonne Daddy´s 1976 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1976 New York Yankees season was the 74th season for the Yankees in New York….and the 76th season overall for the franchise. The team finished with a record of 97-62….finishing 10½ games ahead of the Baltimore Orioles to win the American League East title.  In the ALCS, the Yanks defeated the Kansas City…

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

DOG ASIDE: In this the 7th round of the women’s platform diving preliminary competition….we get to see USA Wendy Wyland lead off with her back 2 1/2 somersault in a pike position dive with a degree of difficulty of 2.8…..followed by Zhou Jihong of China….who performs a inward 2 1/2 somersault in a tuck position….for…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Mens Springboard Finals – 11th Dive Round

DOG ASIDE: Entering the 11th round dive of the men’s 3 m springboard diving competition finals at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….where Greg Louganis literally had an insurmountable lead on his competition….leaving the fight in the final dive for the silver and bronze medal between USA Ron Merriot and the Chinese pair of Tan Liangde…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Mens Springboard Prelims – Dive 10 Round

DOG ASIDE: Although this is another video that sounds like it was recorded under water…..the men’s springboard diving competition preliminaries 9th dive at the ’84 Olympics in Los Angeles…..provides a round of delightful dives to watch being performed….1st by KUW Abdulla Abuqrais with a 2 1/2 tuck…..followed by USA Greg Louganis….who does a reverse 3…

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

DOG ASIDE: This 8th round of the men’s 3 m springboard diving prelim competition starts off with USA Ron Merriott….on his way to winning the bronze medal……which is followed by USA Greg Louganis….then comes GBR Christopher Snode….followed by Li Hongping of China…..then comes Piero Italiani of Italy….who is coached by the legendary Italian diver Klaus…

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

DOG ASIDE: This video of the 7th round of dives in the 1984 Olympics men’s 3 m springboard prelims starts off with USA Greg Louganis doing a dive with the highest degree of difficulty in the entire competition at 3.1…..with his 3 1/2 somersault in a pike position…..and man, is it a work of art….for…