Olympics

1988 Olympics Opening Ceremony

Rollout edited at the Track & Field venue during NBC Opening Ceremonies.  1:37

1996 Olympics Pocket Hercules

Prime time feature on weightlifting star.  NBC – Al Trautwig. 8:44

2000 Olympics Pocket Hercules

Nine minute Essay on Naim Süleymanoğlu, star of weightlifting.  Aired from Sidney, Austrailia eight hours after the competition.  NBC,  Ernie Johnson   9:42

1988 Olympics Track & Field Hepthalon

Jackie Joyner-Kersey bid to win Olympic Gold. Recap of the first six events.   NBC – Dwight Stones 2:14

2000 Olympics – Halil Mutlu

Essay on Turkey weightlifter.  He is one of four men in history to lift 3-times his body weight.  Large contribution from NBC profile unit.  Aired 5 hours after the competition.  Ernie Johnson  8:01

1988 Olympics – Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of

Musical tribute to the Track and Field winners.  NBC 1:43

2004 Olympics Super Heavyweights 1 of 4

Strongest man in the world.  NBC  5:46

2004 Olympics Super Heavyweights 4 of 4

Strongest man in the world.  NBC  6:05

Olympic Festival 1989

The 38-sport, 13 day event was held in non-Olympic years to bring the best American athletes together for Olympic style competition. The USOC coordinated the event from 1978-1995.  In 1989, the Olympic Festival  was held in Oaklahoma City and aired daily on ESPN.  One of my jobs was to produce and edit the nightly roll-out.  Here is the final night. 2:20