Us Olympic Festival-national Sports Festival
Posted 17 June 2007 - 12:56 AM
Please post if you attended any of them and what your feeling about them were.
I attended every Festival from 1985 until 1995.
1978: Colorado Springs, CO
1979: Colorado Springs, CO
1981: Syracuse, N.Y
1982: Indianapolis, IN
1983: Colorado Springs, CO
1985: Baton Rouge, LA
1986: Houston, TX
1987: Releigh-Durham, NC
1989: Okalhoma City-Norman, OK
1990: Minneapolis, MN
1991: Loa Angeles, CA
1993: San Antonio, TX
1994: St. Louis, MO
1995: Denver-Colorado Springs, CO
Posted 17 June 2007 - 02:40 PM
Posted 17 June 2007 - 11:48 PM
I got that information from Bill Hybl when he was President of the USOC.
Posted 18 June 2007 - 02:07 AM
Posted 18 June 2007 - 01:26 PM
Well, when a nation, like America, is the powerhouse of the Olympiad, I think the upcoming American Olympians have enough things to worry about as it is. However, it was a great idea for the USOC to have these national Games, like the way Canada does with its Canada Games.
Guardian: yes, I agree. The USOC has agreat deal to deal with. However they should try to support more of these type of events. With corporate money out there, even having a small version of these Games every year could keep their Olympic athletes in the public eye more often than every foru years.
Posted 24 January 2008 - 01:26 PM
Posted 01 February 2008 - 04:39 PM
Posted 01 February 2008 - 05:03 PM
My husband and I went to the 1991 US Olympic Festival in Los Angeles. It was great!!! My husband worked for Panasonic and we got tickets to lots of events and the Opening Ceremonies at Dodger Stadium. I even got to participate in the Torch Relay in Laguna Beach. I was sad that they didn't continue the Olympic Festival.
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