per Chris Chavez on twitter
there are some great videos of him doing superstars I need to dig them up later
On his wiki page, it lists him as needing assistance (cane, wheelchair) due to injuries sustained due to training. Most likely his back or joints just gave out. Heavy lifting takes its toll on a body for sure.
Old Man by the Sea wrote:
How did things go badly ? Just curious after reading the SI article I am not surprised.
Yes, Oldfield was amazingly fast. It was scary to see back in the day.
Born in the 856 wrote:
Tribute video. I remember seeing him beat Billy "White Shoes" Johnson in a 60 yd dash. The man was freakishly fast despite his size.