Show and Tell ~ Torch Relay 1984 Olympics


Before the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles Dear was chosen by his company to run a leg of the Torch Relay. This was a fun event for our family to experience. He ran his leg of the relay in Ontario, California. We were all there to cheer him on. His company representatives were there too with one of their Cal-Mat Cement trucks on the sidelines. Fun times…

Oh and no we didn’t get to keep the torch. The company has it on display somewhere but they did pay for the photo!

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30 thoughts on “Show and Tell ~ Torch Relay 1984 Olympics

  1. That is for sure a day to remember! When the Olympics in 1984 took place, I was a 12 year old girl and was spending my summer vacation at a tent camp…. Oh my, time flies, doesn’t it!

    Have a wonderful Friday!


  2. That is a great photo for the family to remember such a special event with. We must all be drifting back to the 1980s this show & tell I also have gone back there this week. 🙂

    Have a lovely day.

  3. How exciting! My husband’s uncle ran the Olympic torch through Phoenix, Arizona. He was a former Olympic athlete who had been on the bicycle team during the Japan Olympics (in the 1960’s). I have pictures of both my boys holding Uncle Mike’s Olympic torch. They felt quite honored to be able to do so.

    Enjoying your blog, as usual!


  4. What a great token from the past. How fun to have been part of such a big event.

    It is a really nice picture of your DEAR…thanks for sharing it with us!
    Very cool indeed!

    mama to 6
    one homemade and 5 adopted

  5. What an interesting “show and tell”and thank you for visiting mine.can you come again and help us with choosing price.I appreciate it and thanks before hand.

  6. What an honor and memories for your family…..we saw the torch come through our town……a young lady from our area worked for Coca-Cola that routed the run…..what a fantastic memory of getting up in the middle of the night and going into town and knowing history was being made……

    Thanks for visiting with me…..Betty

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