The 2021 USAA Air Hockey World Championships have been scheduled for Dec. 10-12 in Houston, TX. Open to all players worldwide, the tournament will determine the new World Champion and reset the USAA World Rankings. Doubles are on Friday, with the main (singles) tournament Saturday and Sunday. More details to come.
Friday, Aug. 6, 3-3:30 pm ET, 2:00 CT, noon PT, on ESPN2. Gold Standard Games sponsored the ESPN Air Hockey Invitational in Houston. See the best players in the world compete for the $1,000 first prize on a GSG Tournament Ice table! The segment is part of ESPN’s annual “The Ocho” program, which showcases little-known sports which are played at a high level.
Exciting playoff match between Owen and Brian Accrocco for 7th place at the 2004 U.S. Open in Chicago. Believed to be the last known footage of Owen in air hockey competition prior to his death.
1994 Worlds final games Owen vs. Mark Robbins; interviews, banquet, awards ceremony; final game of challenge match for USAA #1 World ranking, Owen vs. Mark, January 1995.
Filmed at the 1991 USAA Nationals at Fame City in Houston, TX. Tim (Young Wolf) Weissman faces a serious challenge as he attempts to continue his dominance in competitive air hockey. Also featuring Robert Hernandez, Paul Marshall, Albert Ortiz, and Jesse Douty.
Some highlights from the career of the late Owen Giraldo. Part 1 includes Owen’s match with defending champion Tim Weissman at the 1994 Worlds in California, and the first 2 games of the finals between Owen and Mark Robbins. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rafz4JJj-mQ
After losing to Bob Dubuisson in 2 consecutive National finals, Robert Hernandez goes to the Dark Horse in Boulder CO to challenge Dubuisson for the #1 USAA Ranking. Feb. 15, 1986.
Bob Dubuisson is at the height of his greatness in 1985 as he attempts to capture his second National title of the year against the lightning-fast Robert Hernandez.
End of the 7-set match for #1 USAA World Ranking. Phil Arnold of Houston challenges Bob Dubuisson at the Dark Horse in Boulder, Colorado, May 1985.