Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Equestrian 3 Day Event Show Jump – USA Torrance Fleischmann + Finvarra

Torrance Watkins-Fleischmann is an American equestrian and Olympic champion….who won a team gold medal in eventing at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic….while finishing 4th in the individual competition. Watkins-Fleischmann made her international debut in the 1970’s….in a career that spanned into the 1990s…..while riding her two most famous horses which included the pinto mare Poltroon ….and the ex-racehorse Finvarra….as seen in this video herewith at…

Pool – 1980 – ABC Wide World Of Sports – Howard Cosell Hosts The World Pool Trick Shot Extravaganza

Anyone who has ever played a game of pool or billiards….simply loves trick shots….and more than likely has mastered at least one or two themselves…..for ABC Wide World of Sports took trick pool shots to a whole another level in the decade of the 1980’s…..when they showcased such great pool players as Minnesota Fats….Willie Mosconi…..Allen…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Game – Equestrian 3 Day Event Show Jump – ITA Marina Sciocchetti + Master Hunt

Marina Sciocchetti is an Italian equestrian……who won a team silver medal in eventing at the 1980 Moscow Olympics…..and again in the 1984 Los Angeles Games…..where she is seen in this video herewith…..riding Master Hunt in the equestrian team 3 day event show jump competition.

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Equestrian Team 3 Day Event Show Jump – USA Bruce Davidson On J J Babu

Bruce Davidson is an American equestrian…..who competes in the sport of eventing….when at the age of 18, he tried out for the United States eventing team and was accepted….after which he won his first medal as a member of the silver-medal-winning US team at the 1972 Munich Olympics…. which was followed up by winning gold at the 1976 Montreal Olympics….and the 1984 Los…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Track & Field – Mens Triple Jump Prelims – USA Willie Banks Final Jump

Willie Bank was a track & field athlete who competed in the triple jump…..when on June 16, 1985 he set a world record of 17.97 m (58 feet 11.5 inches) at the US National Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA…..while he had finished second in the NCAA Championships in 1977 and 1978…..then he broke the American triple jump record in 1981…..and qualified for the…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Cycling Mens Sprint Finals – 1 Of Best Of 3 – USA Gorski Vs USA Vails

USA Olympic cyclists in the men’s 1000m sprint competition were two riders from very different places that found themselves competing for the gold medal in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics…..as Mark Gorski was fundamentalist in the sport…..who trained hard on the road and in the weight room….while Nelson Vails was called “The Cheetah”…..who prowled the streets…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Equestrian – Team 3 Day Event Show Jump – NZL Mark Todd On Charisma

Sir Mark Todd KNZM CBE is a New Zealand horseman noted for his accomplishments in the discipline of eventing….who was voted rider of the 20th century by the International Federation for Equestrian Sports….after winning gold medals at Los Angeles in 1984 and Seoul in 1988 Olympics….while winning the Badminton Horse Trials four time….plus, the Burghley Horse Trials on five occasions….and as a member of New Zealand’s Eventing team….where he won gold…

Boxing – 1980 – Howard Cosell In Studio With Champ Sugar Ray Leonard After His NO MAS Duran Fight II

Sugar Ray Leonard makes it crystal clear to Howard Cosell that he will not sign to fight Roberto Duran for a third bout between the two champions…..especially after Manos de Piedras declared NO MAS….NO MAS!!!….towards the end of the eighth round of their 2nd fight….cuz Sugar Ray was embarrassing what was a truly great boxing champion….after Duran had…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Equestrian Analysis – Tad Coffin + Chris Schenkel + Bill Steinkraus

Bill Steinkraus was an American show jumping champion…..who participated in five Olympic Games as a member of USA Olympic Equestrian Team…..when at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics….he won a gold medal in individual jumping with his horse, Snowbound….then he won two silver medals in Team Jumping…..with the first in 1960 on Ksar d’Espirt….then again in 1972 on Main Spring….while winning a…