Media

VIDEOS

SHOT PUT
World Record 75′ in 1975 15.5 MB
American Record 72′ 9″ in 1984 39.6 MB
1983 Jenner Invitational 14.4 MB
1983 TAC National Championships 6.6 MB
practice 1.5 MB
1972 Olympics (glide) 1.3 MB
early practice #1 (glide) 8.9 MB
early practice #2 (glide) 8.2 MB
1988 Olympic Trials 4.6 MB
practice with partner (glide) 15.5 MB
1980s meet (foul) 2.7 MB
Oldfield Tribute by Rob Suelflohn 70 MB
1977 San Jose State from Rob Suelflohn 14.1 MB
1984 AR (new video angle) from Rob Suelflohn 2.3 MB
Mt. SAC from Rob Suelflohn 6.4 MB
1979 Great Britain #1 1.6 MB
1979 Great Britain #2 6.4 MB
DISCUS
1982 San Jose State Invitational 10.9 MB
early practice 10.4 MB
HIGHLAND GAMES
Caber Toss 4.7 MB
Hammer Throw 4.9 MB
Stone Throw 12.9 MB
Weight Throw* 12.9 MB
Weight for Height 9.5 MB
MISCELLANEOUS
Dunking a shot put 9.4 MB
1978 World’s Strongest Man part 1 31 MB
1978 World’s Strongest Man part 2 96 MB
1976 Superstars – Swimming 34 MB
1976 Superstars – Obstacle Course 13.9 MB
Oldfield Interview April 2007 75.7 MB

* – In this video, Brian is seen throwing himself to the ground after the throw.  This was an improvised reverse.  It became apparent to the judges that this style yielded an advantage and the rules were modified to prevent such a finish.

PICTURES

Gallery #1

Gallery #2

Gallery #3

NTCA 2006

NTCA 2007

ARTICLES

T&FN Interview 1973

T&FN 1975 Athlete of the Year Interview

1975 Sports Illustrated article

Pre-Olympic workout schedule

“An Historical Study of the Rise and Fall of the International Track Association 1972-1976” by Paul H. Heyse

“Biomechanical Analysis of Elite Shotputters” by Dr. Charles Dillman, Dr. Paul Ward, Dr. M. Ann Penny, Mr. Dany Saar and Dr. Gideon Ariel

A Detailed Study of Elite Throwers by Dr. Paul Ward, Dr. John Garhammer, Dr. Robert Gregor, Raymond McCoy, Robert Rich and Lisa Wilson

SI article May 7, 1979

SI article March 3, 1980

Chicago Tribune article July 14, 2006

SI Article on ITA December 11, 1972

Sport article December 1975

Olympic Qualifier 1972

Chicago Sun Times May 7, 1984

Stu Smith Column

Amateur Again July 28, 1981

Olympic Trials

Request to Compete in Oly Trials June 14, 1984

Jesse Owens Track Classic May 7, 1984

Bruce Jenner Classic May 27, 1984

Munich Preview August 2, 1972

Olympic Trials

Barred From Olympic Trials

Olympic Trials via Court Order

1976 Seattle ITA Preview

TAC Championships June 16, 1980

Superstars article #1

Superstars article #2

Superstars article #3

Olympic Trials 1980

Article January 17, 1982

Superstars article #4

1984 Jenner AR

Article July 28, 1981

British All Comers Record

Chicago Tribune 1984 Jenner AR

“Prodigious” 1976

Article August 17, 1979

Elgin Celebration for 1972 Olympic Rep

ITA article 1973

AR article May 27, 1984

AR article #2 May 27, 1984

Pre-Oly article 1972

Time article Jun 16, 1975

Article 1980

Article by Bisher

Sport magazine article

Sport magazine article #2

“The Oldfield Spin” in verse

Oldfield Interview with e-strengthsolutions

USOC Elite Athlete Study March, 1983

Oldfield at Arkansas State University 1992

Oldfield at Arkansas State University 1993

Middle Tennessee State Hall of Fame #1 2000

Middle Tennessee State Hall of Fame #2 2000

Elgin, IL Post-Olympics Parade 1972

ITA article 1975

Elgin newspaper article 1979

“Oldfield Confident” article 1980

Commentary on Oldfield AR 1984 Best & Worst: Geoff Capes

 ESPN Steroids Only Get You So Far In Shot Putting

 Making a Hole In The Sky

 Oldfield 1985 Amateur Ruling

 Oldfield Was Years Ahead of His Time NWI Times

 The ITA Magazine

 Oldfield in Strength & Health May 1973