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 L A – Track Men’s 100m – Equestrian 3-Day Event – Swimming Mens 200m Ind Medley

DOG COMMENTARY: In this lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile’s opinion….when it comes to Olympic broadcast coverage on television….the gold standard was set by ABC Sports….and the best job ever done by ABC Sports at the Olympics was at the 1984 Los Angeles Games.   I means, just consider the broadcast crew on this featured Olympic video…

Olympics – 1984 L A Games – Mens Cycling Sprint Finals & Mens Triple Jump & Equestrian Team Eventing

DOG COMMENTARY: This video covers events that took place in Day 2 of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games….featuring the men’s track cycling sprint finals with USA cyclists Mark Gorski and Nelson Vails in awesome head to head competition for the gold medal….followed by the track & field men’s triple jump with Americans Mike Conley,…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Equestrian – Team Jumping – USA Melanie Smith

DOG ASIDE: Melanie Smith (born September 23, 1949) is an equestrian from the United States and Olympic champion…..as she won a gold medal in show jumping with the American team at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles….for her contribution to the US show jumping team gold is significantly depicted in this video as Melanie and…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Equestrian – Team Jumping – USA Conrad Homfeld

DOG ASIDE: The gold medal in equestrian team jumping competition at the 1984 Los Angeles Games was won by the USA team of Joseph Fargis and Touch of Class….Conrad Homfeld and Abdullah…..as seen in this video….Leslie Howard and Albany…..and last by certainly not least…..Melanie Smith and Calypso….as this American team was a very talented group. This…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Equestrian – Team Jumping – SWI Heidi Robbiani

DOG ASIDE:

Switzerland’s Heidi Robbiani won the bronze medal in the individual jumping competition…..competing in this video for the Swiss in the team jumping at the 1984 Los Angeles Games….as the Swiss eventually placed 5th in this competition…..while Robbiani was on Jessica V….an Irish sport horse chestnut mare.

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Equestrian – Team Jumping – FRA Pierre Durand & GBR John Whitaker

DOG COMMENTARY: Throughout the entire equestrian jumping competition at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics…..ABC Chris Schenkel’s sidekick (don’t know his name) would comment often on how much he liked the horse named Jappeloup….which was ridden by FRA Pierre Durand, Jr….commenting that this horse really had the makings of being a remarkable horse….who just four years later….won…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Equestrian – Show Jump Indv – Robbiani & Smith & Deslauriers & Homfeld

DOG COMMENTARY: It is my sincere hope that I one day am able to know the name of the gentleman commentator working with ABC’s Chris Schenkel at the 1984 L A Games equestrian show jumping individual competition….so, anyone who can help me in that regards would be greatly appreciated….cuz I like sports commentators….yep, birds of…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Equestrian – Show Jumping Individual – MEX Tazzer & CAN Millar & FRA Durand

DOG ASIDE: ABC’s Chris Schenkel brings us the coverage of the 2nd round in the equestrian show jumping individual competition at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics…..which leads off with Mexico’s Gerardo Tazzer on Magod….followed by CAN Ian Millar on Big Ben….and ends with France’s Pierre Durand on Jappeloup.  Horse show jumping is truly a beautiful sport….and…