Page 1 of 5 12345 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 62
  1. #1
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 47,791, Level: 67
    Level completed: 61%, Points required for next Level: 559
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    3,898
    Points
    47,791
    Level
    67
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 61
    Given: 1

    Celebrity sighting

    You Ankeny clones who are easily star struck by sports stars like me might find this interesting. We were golfing at Otter Creek yesterday and talked to the 4some ahead of us a few times, and they were 3 olympians and a coach. 2 of the guys were Renaldo Nehemiah and Harvey Glance, and the 3rd was a gold medal winner from Britain who's name I forgot. For you younger Clones Nehemiah was the top high hurdler in the world during the late 70's and went on to play receiver for the 49ers, getting a superbowl ring. Glance was an elite sprinter during the late 70's and early 80's, winning Olympic gold and other world gold medal competitions. They were great guys to talk to and really cool watching these former world class athletes playing a round on our local golf course.



  2. #2
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 6,367, Level: 23
    Level completed: 64%, Points required for next Level: 183
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Posts
    239
    Points
    6,367
    Level
    23
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 1

    Re: Celebrity sighting

    Interviewing with Jamie about the open track position?



  3. #3
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 47,791, Level: 67
    Level completed: 61%, Points required for next Level: 559
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    3,898
    Points
    47,791
    Level
    67
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 61
    Given: 1

    Re: Celebrity sighting

    You never know. I'm pretty sure Glance used to be the track coach at Alabama. But they were in town for the nationals at Drake, and I forgot to ask them if they usually get together for this event or if they are getting honored or something.



  4. #4
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 105,128, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    oldman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    4,153
    Points
    105,128
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 152
    Given: 412

    Re: Celebrity sighting

    I once saw (the late) Frank Gorshin at the Stapleton Airport. My only celebrity encounter I'm sad to say. And no, I did not get "The Riddler's" autograph.


    "Just remember, what you choose to do with each day is very important because you are exchanging a day of your life for it" -ET

    "I'm trying not to sweat the small stuff in my life, but there is a definite learning curve." -CE

  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 46,100, Level: 66
    Level completed: 40%, Points required for next Level: 850
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Daserop's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    The Bebop
    Posts
    2,575
    Points
    46,100
    Level
    66
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 89
    Given: 141

    Re: Celebrity sighting

    Sean Connery at a swanky L.A. golf resort and he wouldn't give me a damn autograph.



  6. #6
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 107,593, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    ruxCYtable's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Posts
    3,936
    Points
    107,593
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 158
    Given: 118

    Re: Celebrity sighting

    I saw Jennifer Aniston with her then-boyfriend Tate Donovan at LAX in 1997. Later on the same trip saw Bo Jackson at O'Hare.

    Once in CR, Hall & Oates played on the tennis court next to me when they were in town for a concert.

    EDIT: Jennifer Aniston was on my list of "5 celebrities I'm allowed to sleep with" at the time.


    Last edited by ruxCYtable; 06-20-2013 at 11:28 AM.

  7. #7
    Addict
    Points: 154,075, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    weR138's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Posts
    7,359
    Points
    154,075
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 48
    Given: 11

    Re: Celebrity sighting

    Quote Originally Posted by ruxCYtable View Post
    I saw Jennifer Aniston with her then-boyfriend Tate Donovan at LAX in 1997. Later on the same trip saw Bo Jackson at O'Hare.

    Once in CR, Hall & Oates played on the tennis court next to me when they were in town for a concert.
    I just got an image of Hall & Oates jamming to Rich Girl on a tennis court...


    RIP Janice
    b. April 2012 d. April 2012
    9 posts
    May perpetual light shine upon him.

  8. #8
    Pro
    Points: 69,476, Level: 81
    Level completed: 84%, Points required for next Level: 274
    Overall activity: 43.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Cyclones_R_GR8's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    3,189
    Points
    69,476
    Level
    81
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 168
    Given: 280

    Re: Celebrity sighting

    I was sitting at an airport bar in O'Hare years ago when I realized I was sitting next to the Atlanta Rhythm Section.

    Also saw Danny Mac getting his shoes shined at Denver airport.


    They say country music speaks to the heart. Unfortunately, it has to go through your ears to get there.

  9. #9
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 47,791, Level: 67
    Level completed: 61%, Points required for next Level: 559
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    3,898
    Points
    47,791
    Level
    67
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 61
    Given: 1

    Re: Celebrity sighting

    Quote Originally Posted by Daserop View Post
    Sean Connery at a swanky L.A. golf resort and he wouldn't give me a damn autograph.
    The same thing happened to me when I saw Kareem Abdul Jabbar at an airport and when I asked him for an autograph he looked at me like I was an idiot. But then I didn't have anything in my hands for him to sign. I felt like an idiot.



  10. #10
    All-Star
    Points: 22,293, Level: 45
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 257
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    yler4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    1,707
    Points
    22,293
    Level
    45
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8
    Given: 39

    Re: Celebrity sighting

    Earlier this year my family and I took a trip to Mexico for vacation and one night all of us "kids" decided to walk the beach and came up on a concert. Snoop Dog was performing, so we got a free pass to the concert since it was so close to the beach.


    Cyclone Sports: The next best thing since MOTHER'S MILK!

  11. #11
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 51,781, Level: 70
    Level completed: 46%, Points required for next Level: 769
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    3,601
    Points
    51,781
    Level
    70
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 91
    Given: 125

    Re: Celebrity sighting

    Quote Originally Posted by CYKOFAN View Post
    The same thing happened to me when I saw Kareem Abdul Jabbar at an airport and when I asked him for an autograph he looked at me like I was an idiot. But then I didn't have anything in my hands for him to sign. I felt like an idiot.
    I'll bet it was Roger Murdach, not Kareem, that's why he was at the airport.



  12. #12
    All-Star
    Points: 56,456, Level: 73
    Level completed: 61%, Points required for next Level: 594
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    cdnlngld's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    1,046
    Points
    56,456
    Level
    73
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 45
    Given: 89

    Re: Celebrity sighting

    I saw these two/this one at o'hare a couple of years back.
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	two heads are better then one.PNG 
Views:	97 
Size:	524.8 KB 
ID:	20499


    Quote Originally Posted by Cycl1 View Post
    seriously who says "cowl"?

  13. #13
    Pro
    Points: 53,211, Level: 71
    Level completed: 45%, Points required for next Level: 839
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    KMAC_ATTACK's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Waterloo
    Posts
    2,223
    Points
    53,211
    Level
    71
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 26
    Given: 2

    Re: Celebrity sighting

    The most famous person i ever ran into frequently was the best college running back ever...>Troy Davis....If you've never seen troy, let me say, he had the biggest thighs ive ever seen on a human...simply tree trunks from his waist to the ground...man that dude had some power!!!

    Some other not as famous people...

    Was at the Grand Opening of the Dan Gable wrestling museum in waterloo, and was standing near Dan when Barry Zito came into the gathering. He wanted to hear Gable talk about his drive, what was it that allowed him to simply focus on everything the way he did....the next night i saw him on ESPN signing a 126 million dollar contract with San Francisco....Crazy....

    Two weeks ago, was in Dallas. While going through the security check point at airport, saw a rather large man walk up behind me to wait his turn in the line. I turned around and at my eye level read SMU Basketball, it was on the front of his t-shirt about moob height. As i looked up, instantly recognized that it was George Lynch that played at North Carolina. Chatted with him for a minute, he's now the strength and conditioning coach at SMU with Larry Brown. The connection probably occurred when George played for Larry Brown at Philly.

    Anyways, he was a big big man.....

    As far as females....my wife and i saw and rode the air plane(different seat classes though) from Dallas to San Antonio with Eva Longoria. Ironic, we were at the overbooked flights gate waiting like an hour before the flight to ensure we didnt get bumped....she showed up approximately 2-3 minutes before first class boarded and had a hat on the size of a mexican sombrero that she shielded her appearance from her desperate housewife fans....Her assistant was working her arse off though.....

    Also seen Elton Brand in Vegas, and Penny Hardaway in New York - he was carrying his xrays and was on cruthces and people were still asking him to get their pictures taken with him.....but thats about it.



  14. #14
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 69,894, Level: 82
    Level completed: 9%, Points required for next Level: 1,556
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    aauummm's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    In an RV Park, far away
    Posts
    3,639
    Points
    69,894
    Level
    82
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 48
    Given: 279

    Re: Celebrity sighting

    Buddy Ebson of the Beverly Hillbillies at a grocery store in San Fransisco. Also we are camped beside Brittany Borman and her family at Adventureland Campground. Brittany is a USA Olympian javelin thrower and she's here for the USA Track and Field Championships. Her Dad, sister and grandparents are here to see her perform. Edit: she won the senior women's javelin throw tonight by 14 feet further than the second place lady.
    http://www.usatf.org/2013OutdoorsResults.aspx
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brittany_Borman


    Also met Greg LeMond at the 1985 Coors Classic Bicycle Tour. He won the race that year and he autographed a Coors Classic T-shirt for me and I still have it.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greg_LeMond


    Last edited by aauummm; 06-20-2013 at 09:40 PM.

  15. #15
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 166,772, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    NickTheGreat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    3,683
    Points
    166,772
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 147
    Given: 173

    Re: Celebrity sighting

    Quote Originally Posted by oldman View Post
    I once saw (the late) Frank Gorshin at the Stapleton Airport. My only celebrity encounter I'm sad to say. And no, I did not get "The Riddler's" autograph.
    That's creepy man. Talking "Weekend at Bernie's" style, or what?



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 06:00 PM