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.
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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYEGYZI9Gv8