Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Synchronized Swimming – SUI Edith Boss & Karin Singer

DOG ASIDE: Edith Boss Karin Singer are former synchronized swimmers from Switzerland….who both competed in the women’s solo and the women’s duet competitions at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….where they came in 5th place in duet competition….and Singer placed 8th in solo competition…. while both competed in the 1988 Seoul Olympics in both the solo and duets….where…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Synchronized Swimming Duet – MEX Claudia Novelo & Pilar Ramirez

DOG ASIDE: This particular video features the Mexican synchronized swimming duet of Claudia Novelo and Pilar Ramirez Laguna….who competed in the finals of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics synchronized swimming duet competition…..finishing 8th in the final tally at the Olympics.  This duet also participated in the 1983 Pan American Games in Caracas, Venezuela….claiming the bronze…

Olympics 1984 Los Angeles Synchronized Swimming HOL Catrien Eijken & Marijke Engelen

DOG ASIDE: Although this video sounds like it was recorded under water…..ABC’s Ester Williams and Donna de Varona provided wonderful color commentary about the sport of synchronized swimming and how it is judged….as this video is the duet routine of Catrien Eijken and Marijke Engelen of the Netherlands (Holland). Both Catrien and Marijke competed in both the…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – ABC Profile – Synchronized Swimming & Ester Williams

DOG ASIDE: ABC’s Donna de Varona and Ester Williams bring the 3rd and final phase of the finals in the synchronized swimming competition at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….as the viewer gets a look at highlights of Ester Williams movie “The Million Dollar Mermaid”….in which the glamorous actress of the “water ballet” gives us a…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Synchronized Swimming Figures – USA Tracey Ruiz & CAN Sharon Hambrook

DOG ASIDE: Ester Williams and Donna de Varona bring the synchronized swimming figures competition….which also serves as the solo and duet scores for the entire competition. Featured in this video is USA Tracey Ruiz….who not only wins gold in the solo competition….but also in the duet competition with teammate Candy Costie…..as Ruiz is followed by…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Synchronized Swimming Doubles – USA Candy Costie & Tracie Ruiz

DOG COMMENTARY: Bone Daddy was at the Olympic Swim Center on August 9th for what he thought would be just accomplishing another “arrow in the quiver” of the mission from God that the Tres Amigos from Texas were in the process of accomplishing….that of seeing a live event in every sport in the 1984 Los…

DOG ASIDE: Sharon Hambrook and Kelly Kryczka are Canadian duet competitors in synchronized swimming   winning the gold medal at the 1982 World Aquatics Championship in Guayaquil…while winning a silver medal in the women’s duet at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles….as Kryczka also received a silver medal in duet (with Helen Vanderburg) at the 1979 Pan American…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Synchronized Swimming – Duet Finals – GBR Wilson & Holmyard

DOG ASIDE: This video starts out with an introduction of Ester Williams…..the famous movie star and American competitive swimmer….who set multiple national and regional swimming records in her late teens as part of the Los Angeles Athletic Club swim team….as Williams was unable to compete in the 1940 Summer Olympics….cuz of the outbreak of World War II…after…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Syncronized Swimming – Duet Finals – GBR Holmyard & Wilson

DOG COMMENTARY: Jim McKay and Ester Williams come to us from the Olympic Swim Center for the finals in the duet competition of synchronized swimming on August 9, 1984….as this video clip features Great Britian’s Caroline Holmyard & Carolyn Wilson.  Although Bone Daddy had never seen synchronized swimming before….he came away with a tremendous appreciation…