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…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Mens Springboard Finals – Dive 6 Round

DOG ASIDE: By the time that the round of the 6th dive in the 1984 Olympics men’s 3 m springboard competition rolled around…..USA Greg Louganis had already separated himself from the rest of the Olympic competitor field…..and the rest of the divers were relegated to vying for the silver and bronze medal….as Louganis was simply…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Mens Springboard Finals – Dive 4 Round

DOG ASIDE: ABC’s dive-by-dive analyst and partner of color commentator Cynthia Potter for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics diving competitions….was the intellectually articulate Jack Whitaker….who was an American sportscaster that worked for both CBS and ABC….as he was also is a decorated veteran of World War II….who while fighting in the Normandy Campaign was wounded by an artillery strike.…

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

DOG ASIDE: The ABC diving color commentator for the entire men’s and women’s diving competition at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics was Cynthia Ann Potter….who was also a former American Olympic diver. She was a member of three Olympic diving teams, winning a bronze medal in the 1976 women’s 3-meter springboard competition…..and was an 11-time All-American….having won a…

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

DOG ASIDE: In this the first round dives of the men’s 3 m springboard diving competition at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics features GBR Christopher Snode, CHN Tan Liagande, USA Ron Merriott and USA Greg Louganis….as the first round dives are not high degree of difficulty dives…..but even in these less complicated dives….Greg Louganis seems…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Mens Platform Medal Ceremony – Greg Louganis & Bruce Kimball

DOG ASIDE: This video of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics men’s 10 m platform diving competition medal ceremony celebrates the accomplishments of three really outstanding divers….as gold was presented to USA Greg Louganis….in my sportsphile opinion….Louganis was the greatest there has ever been……as the silver went to USA Bruce Kimball….whom I rank in the top…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Boxing – Flywts – USA Steve McCrory VS MAW Peter Ayesu

DOG ASIDE: Steve McCrory (April 13, 1964 – August 1, 2000, both in Detroit, Michigan) was an American boxer….who won the Flyweight gold medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics….while a year earlier he had won a bronze medal at the 1983 Pan American Games….he was the 1982 and 1983 United States Amateur flyweight champion.  In winning…