Figure Skating – 1986 – World Championships – Mens + Ice Dance – With CBS John Tesh + Scott Hamilton

The 1986 World Figure Skating Championships were held in Geneva, Switzerland from March 18 to 23….wlhile at the event….which was sanctioned by the International Skating Union….medals were awarded in men’s singles….ladies’ singles….pair skating…..and ice dancing…..as Soviet judge Natalia Danilenko was suspended for ignoring a new rule requiring mandatory deductions of 0.1 for falls….after she gave USSR Alexandr Fadeev a score of 5.9 after he fell…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Equestrian – Team 3 Day Event Show Jump – USA Mike Plumb On Blue Stone

Mike Plumb is an American equestrian and Olympic champion who competes in the sport of three-day eventing…..who holds the title of the US Olympic competitor who has competed in the greatest number of Olympics (5)….while winning two team gold medals….three team silvers….and one individual silver.  In the 1984 Los Angeles Games, Mike Plumb and horse Blue Stone were a…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Cycling Mens 1000m Sprint Finals Heat 2 – USA Mark Gorski Vs USA Nelson Vails

As speed skating legend and professional cyclist Eric Heiden and sportscaster Jay Randolph call this 2nd heat of the men’s 1000m sprint finals between the two Americans…..Mark Gorski and Nelson Vails….they both speculate on what Vails needs to do to beat his teammate…..but, the simple fact was that Gorski was simply a better sprinter than…

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…

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 – 1981 – Deaf Olympics – Coach Nick Kovalakides & The Story Of The 1981 Deaf Olympic Games

The true beauty of sports is wonderfully exhibited by all Olympic athletes….be it participants in all Olympic Games…..be it IOC Olympics…..Special Olympics….or Deaf Olympics….for there is truly no place where human love, devotion, dedication and sacrifice is made….than what is given by the athletes that compete in Olympic Games….and this video on the story of…

Music – 1984 – All American Olympic Band – Star Spangled Banner – L A Olympic Cycling Medal Ceremony

We are so glad that we started our Star Spangled Banner section here at ImaSportsphile ….cuz we have had really good response from folks who enjoy the videos of our National Anthem….and what an wonderful array of artist performing our hallowed song….so, when you run across one like this rendition….played at the medal ceremony for the men’s…