Walt, I remember enjoying the stop in Hawaii. Since it was October it already was cold and winterish in Toronto and I enjoyed the Hawaiin sun. I remember seeing you on that trip. I thought it was neat that we were watching the Olympic Opening ceremonies on TV and would be there soon. Did we watch some of that opening on an elevator or just move the television set to another floor? I am confused?
Tokyo was the Olympic trip I enjoyed the most. I consider it to have been a great Olympics. For US male runners it was! US men runners placed at least one runner in the top six in every running event for the only time.
I also spent a lot of time in the Athletes Village. We got meal tickets from Canadian Olympians trying to make weight for their events. Teammates/friends and my coach were there.
As you know Bruce Kidd, who had been my training partner since the fall of 1959, Ron Larrieu, who I met after the games and shared an apartment with for nine years thereafter and Gerry Lindgren who I met a year ago on Letsrun were all in that 10K race.
Walt, which of your Olympic Trips did you enjoy the most?
Which was the best Olympics?