Gymnastics – 1985 – American Cup Championships – Womens Floor Exercise – USA Mary Lou Retton

Mary Lou Retton is a retired American gymnast…..who won the gold medal in the individual all-around competition at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….as well as two silver medals and two bronze medals….. when her performance made her one of the most popular athletes in the United States.  Retton was inspired by watching Nadia Comăneci outshine defending Olympic two-event winner Olga Korbut on…

Gymnastics – 1985 – American Cup Championships – Mens Horizontal Bar Finals – USA Tim Daggett

Tim Daggett is a former American gymnast….who competed in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, along with Bart Conner, Peter Vidmar and Mitch Gaylord…..when he scored a perfect 10 on the horizontal high bar…which assisted his team in winning a gold medal…..as the first for the U.S. men’s gymnastics team in Olympic history.  In addition to the team gold medal, he earned an individual bronze medal on the pommel…

Gymnastics – 1985 – American Cup Championship – Men’s Floor Exercise Finals – With USA Dan Hayden

Dan Hayden is a retired American gymnast….who was a member of the USA’s 1985 and 1987 World Championships teams…..and was a US national champion while competing for Arizona State University….and was a collegiate national champion. In 1988, he was second at Olympic Trials during the first day of competition….but fell to eighth the second day….when he twice missed a Kovacs release…

Gymnastics – 1985 – American Cup Championship – Mens Horizontal Bar Finals – CHN Yang Yueshan

The Chinese men’s gymnastics team showed up on the medal stands in Los Angeles for the 1984 Olympic Games by taking 2nd in the team all-around medal with a team consisting of Li Ning, Tong Fei and Li Xaoping, Lou Yun, Li Yuejiu and Xu Zhiqiang….and by the time 1985 rolled around, the Chinese men’s…

Golf – 1987 – Skins Game – Vin Scully Interviews Lee Trevino On Whether This Golf Course Is Too Hard

In this video herewith…..NBC’s Vin Scully, host for the 1987 PGA Skins Game featuring Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Fuzzy Zoeller and Lee Trevino…..provides the viewers with an insightful interview with The Supermex himself, Lee Trevino….as to whether this golf course at PGA Stadium West was too difficult of a course to play a skins match….to which Trevino…

Golf – 1987 – Skins Game – Peter Jacobsen Interviews Palmer + NIcklaus + Trevino + Zoeller B4 Back 9

The video interview by NBC’s Peter Jacobsen of the 1987 PGA Skins Game participants Lee Trevino, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Fuzzy Zoeller takes place on the 2nd day of competition on the back nine…..as the celebrated foursome ready themselves for play at hole # 10.  This particular interview is quite enjoyable….especially when Jacobsen asks…

Golf – 1987 – Skins Game – NBC’s Bob Goalby Interviews Arnold Palmer After Winning $25K Skin On 8th Hole

Golf legend Arnold Palmer won a $25,000 skin on the 8th hole of competition of the front nine of the 1987 Skins Game competition….which meant that The King was not going to be “skunked” on the opening day of the event.  So, going into the final hole of the front nine competition at the 1987 Skins Game….Fuzzy Zoeller…

Golf – 1987 – Skins Game – Lee Trevino Holes Out 2nd Shot On 3rd Hole To Win $55K Skin + Interview

Golfer Lee Trevino….known as Supermex around most of Texas….was one of the most engaging golfers ….and one of the best shot-makers to ever grace the PGA Tour….for he had an infectious personality that attracted fans like “catnip draws cats”…..as he supercharged them with “fun and frolicking” every time they followed him around the course….for he was truly a…

Golf – 1987 – PGA Special – Jack Nicklaus Delivers Message Regarding Sportsmanship On The PGA Tour

In this video seen herewith….legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus expounds on the virtues of sportsmanship displayed by the players on the PGA Tour.  Sportsmanship is an aspiration or ethos that a sport or activity will be enjoyed for its own sake. This is with proper consideration for fairness, ethics, respect and a sense of fellowship with one’s competitors. A “sore loser” refers to one who does…