Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Field Hockey – Womens Bronze Match – USA VS AUS

DOG COMMENTARY: Since Bone Daddy saw a live event in every sport (26) at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….there were a few sports that he had never seen live before….synchronized swimming, field hockey, fencing, equestrian and team handball….and after seeing a live event of each of those sports….he made the comment about field hockey….cuz he…

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Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Gymnastics – Womens Rythmic Finals – CAN Lori Fung

DOG ASIDE: Lori Fung is a Canadian gymnastics coach and retired rhythmic gymnast….who won the gold medal in women’s rhythmic gymnastics all around at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….a time when Rhythmic Gymnastics was officially added as an Olympic Sport at the 1984 Olympic Games. The gymnasts from USSR and Bulgaria were favored to win in…

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Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Rhythmic Gymnastics Preliminaries

DOG ASIDE: For the first time since the 1956 Melbourne Olympics….there was a competition in Rhythmic Gymnastics….as in 1956 there was a team event with portable apparatus.  The only discipline of rhythmic gymnastics at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics was the women’s all around…..in which Canada’s Lori Fung won the gold medal…..Romania’s Donia Stainculescu won…

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Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Sailing – Highlights Finals – 470 Class & Tornado Class & Flying Dutchman

DOG ASIDE: The 470 was a sailing event on the Sailing at the 1984 Summer Olympics program in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California….where seven races were scheduled with 56 sailors on 28 boats, from 28 nations competed…..with Spain’s Luis Doreste and Roberto Molina winning gold….USA Steven Benjamin and Chris Steinfeld winning silver…..and France’s Thierry…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Synchronized Swimming Duet – FRA Pascale Besson & Muriel Hermine

DOG ASIDE: Featured in this video is the French synchronized swimming duet of Pascale Besson and Muriel Hermine at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….as this team from France place 7th in the finals of the duet competition.  Muriel Hermine also captured 7th place in the solo in Los Angeles…..then competed in the 1988 Seoul Olympics…

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