chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,

Always Ready For the Challenge

MSG 1955

History in Color:

December 1955, NYC, NY – Athletes of Team USA Weightlifting performs their readiness for upcoming Olympics in Melbourne in front of thousands of spectators at the famous Madison Square Garden arena in New York.

Tommy Kono is demonstrating the Olympic lifting in the center of the competition platform and brothers Pete and Jim George are spotting him in the background.



Tags: history in color, lift up, olympics, photography, usa, weightlifting

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