In 1989, FIBA, the sport’s global governing body, allowed professionals into the Olympics. That coincided with the coming together of the Dream Team, which exploded from the Barcelona Games into the consciousness of a rapidly shrinking, homogenised world, via satellite television and Nike’s marketing savvy. The NBA jumped on that, exporting the phenomenon across the globe; 74 countries watched the 1990 91 NBA season but by the end of that decade the league was being shown in more than 200 countries.
Smirnoff Ice teamed up with the network to bring light to the underestimated art of a Disc Jockey. Celebrity host and judges travel the country to find the industry most skillful and recognized music mixers. Once elite DJ are selected, they are then put in hostile conditions, while still expected to maintain excellence in their craft.
Eventually she decided that she would regret this missed opportunity if she didn’t rise to this challenge, and made a reservation to go on a jump. On the day of her jump, after she harnessed up, the two people in line in front of her backed out. She was now in a do or die position it was her turn to jump and she had to decide if she really wanted to do this..
The pre war bicycles were all true lightweights and most frames had Osgear rear ends needed for the gears used in Massed Start road racing During WW2 Rensch was an oxy acetylene welder in London’s shipyards. During this time he managed to continue bicycle trading but at some point decided to change the name of the firm to PARIS Cycles, probably in or shortly after 1942. It is thought that the change was to avoid the association of his own name with German interests, and of course there was at that time a violently anti German feeling as a result of the London Blitz, particularly in the dockland areas.
The Senate has voted to scrap the program, but a similar measure has stalled in the House. As it stands, the new inspection program is set to become fully operational Sept. 1. SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileWhile trolling the interwebs this morning, I happened upon a happening new Canadian site that deserves a kicking guitar solo, or at the very least a shout out. The site wastes no time in announcing itself “the web’s largest database of live rock and roll video.”It’s tough to dispute this claim after spending a few hours picking through the nearly 5,000 clips currently housed on the site. RockPeaks is undertaking the ambitious task of aggregating and categorizing as much rock ‘n’ roll themed video footage as possible all of it found on the web, then organized and made searchable by the dedicated team at the site.My preliminary RockPeaks searches have turned up real gems, including some terrific early ’70s era video of Lou Reed performing Sweet Jane in Paris, a clip of the White Stripes’ recent appearance on Conan O’Brien’s final Late Night broadcast and amazing footage of Marianne Faithfull discussing books for a TV segment called “What’s on my bedsides table”(!).