1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics Men’s 15km Cross Country Skiing & Men’s 20km Biathlon

DOG ASIDE: Many of the gold, silver and bronze medals that are competed for in the Winter Olympics…..are for disciplines that are not as well known as most Olympic competitions….at least, this is so in the US….and cross country skiing….along with the biathlon….are some of those events that indeed intensely competed for…even though they are…

The Elegance And Eloquence Of Jim McKay Closing ABCs Broadcast Of The 1984 Olympics

DOG ASIDE: You will get to see a great number of sports memorabilia and collectibles from the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….cuz Bone Daddy and his two traveling companions…Sky Pilot and Prince of Pleasure…had an Olympic experience for the ages….not to mention setting history at the Olympic Games….but that is a story far too long for…

1983 USSR Gymnastics Exhibition With Nellie Kim & Nicolai Andrianov

DOG ASIDE: Nicolai Andrianov was a Soviet/Russian gymnast….who held the record for men for the most Olympic medals won at 15 (7 gold medals, 5 silver medals, 3 bronze medals) until Michael Phelps surpassed him at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. Nellie Kim was a Soviet gymnast who won three gold medals and a silver…

Bone Daddy’s 1984 Los Angeles Olympics Games Official Olympic Sport T-shirt Collection

DOG ASIDE:

Every Official Olympic Sport T-shirt shown in this collection was purchased by Bone Daddy at a live event at each Olympic Sport Venue as depicted on each t-shirt  at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympic Games. 

 

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Bone Daddy’s 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympic Games Non-Event Souvenir T-shirts Collection

DOG ASIDE: In the summer of 1984…..Bone Daddy, Prince of Pleasure and Sky Pilot headed west for the Los Angeles Summer Olympic Games….and little did they know that what would happen to their communal psyche after watching their 1st Olympic competition…..sending them spiraling into a mission from God. During their 13 days at the L…

Jim McKay’s 1972 Munich Games Coverage Of Assassination Of 11 Israeli Athletes By Palestine Terrorists

When I was a kid my father used to say “Our greatest hopes and our worst fears are seldom realized.” Our worst fears have been realized tonight. They have now said there were 11 hostages; two were killed in their rooms this morn– yesterday morning, nine were killed at the airport tonight. They’re all gone.…

US Speed Skater Eric Heiden At 1979 World Championships Via Satellite From Germany imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: Never in the history of the sport of American Speed Skating has there been a better skater than Eric Heiden….whether it be in the 500 meter, 1000 meter, 1500 meter, 5000 meter or 10,000 meter races…..he was simply the best. In 1980 at the Lake Placid Winter Olympics…..Heiden proved the proceeding statement…..as he…

1984 Olympics Men’s 100m Competition With Carl Lewis – Broadcasters Al Micheals And O J Simpson

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy’s trip to the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics prove to be one of the greatest achievements of this Sportsphile’s career…..as he and his two travelling companions accomplished a feat that can never be broken….only tied….as they were able to attend live and in person a sporting event in each of the…

Highlights Of Al Oerter’s 4 Gold Medal Wins In Men’s Discus In 4 Successive Olympic Games

 DOG ASIDE: One of the greatest feats ever accomplished throughout the history of the Olympic Games was achieved in the Men’s Discus Competition by USA Al Oerter….when he won 4 Gold Medals in 4 consecutive Summer Olympics. Oerter proved to be the best discus thrower in Olympic competition covering 16 years in a row. This…