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    Kevin Jackson Olympic Gold

    Probably most people here have seen this, or remember the original, but here is the video of Kevin Jackson's Olympic gold victory. Talk about determination and constant effort and pressure!!

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMS0SPaXY38[/ame]


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    Re: Kevin Jackson Olympic Gold

    Thanks for sharing!



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    Re: Kevin Jackson Olympic Gold

    thanks for posting that

    what year was that?
    did i see bobby douglas?



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    Re: Kevin Jackson Olympic Gold

    saggy singlets and fanny packs. ah the early 90s



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    Re: Kevin Jackson Olympic Gold

    Quote Originally Posted by dualthreat View Post
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    what year was that?
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    barcelona 92 and yes bobby d was rockin the fanny pack



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    Re: Kevin Jackson Olympic Gold

    Quote Originally Posted by dualthreat View Post
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    It was 1992 and good eyes, it is Bobby Douglas.



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    Re: Kevin Jackson Olympic Gold

    And the late Dave Schultz.



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    Re: Kevin Jackson Olympic Gold

    Man, Jackson was so fast getting in on the legs. Almost needed no setup. Just a way better athlete than his opponent.



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    Re: Kevin Jackson Olympic Gold

    Quote Originally Posted by psyclone51 View Post
    Probably most people here have seen this, or remember the original, but here is the video of Kevin Jackson's Olympic gold victory. Talk about determination and constant effort and pressure!!

    Kevin Jackson vs. Rasul Khadem - YouTube
    Good stuff. Let's hope team USA can get it done in London.



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    Re: Kevin Jackson Olympic Gold

    So I take it in freestyle there are no points awarded for an escape. It seems like whenever I watch freestyle, the guy in the bottom position just lays as flat as possible, then after a while the ref blows the whistle and they start neutral again.



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    Re: Kevin Jackson Olympic Gold

    Correct, It's takedowns, tilts and push outs. I think there is a point for reversals, but they seldom put their back to risk.



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