The last time the California Institute of Technology's men's basketball team won a conference game, Michael Jordan was in the midst of his rookie year with the Chicago Bulls and basketball players were still wearing short shorts.
In 2006, journalist Michael Kodas, an avid high-altitude climber, made his own bid to climb Everest while on assignment for the Hartford Courant. He was so troubled by the unsavory behavior exhibited on the mountain that he penned “High Crimes: The Fate of Everest in an Age of Greed.”
Marie Antoinette said, “Let them eat cake.” In Manitou Springs the local Chamber of Commerce encourages people to throw cake.
Before the X Games, Jackass, and World’s Widest Police Chases, there was Evel Knievel.
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Before Joshua Davis penned “The Underdog” his life was going nowhere. Then the 129-pound data entry clerk then made a fateful decision to enter the U.S. National Arm Wrestling Championship.