Fans from far and wide
By DAVID JALA -- Calgary Sun
There was no way Logan Blackmore was going to miss yesterday's WWF
extravaganza at the Saddledome.
In fact, the 17-year-old, who showed up at the 'Dome some eight hours
before the first bout, was hardly aware a Stampede was going on around him.
"I am the biggest fan," declared Logan, clutching a copy of the
official World Wrestling Federation guidebook.
And he proved it, coming all the way from the Okanagan with cousins
Landon Blackmore, 16, and Curtis Payne, 15, to take in the WWF In Your House
"We're all big fans, actually," said Curtis.
"And he's right -- we're here for the show."
And clad in Stone Cold Steve Austin T-shirts, the trio were first in
line at an afternoon autograph session on the steps of the Saddledome.
"We've been waiting for this all summer -- we bought our tickets two
and a half months ago," said Logan.
"So this is the best day of the summer."
Hundreds of other wrestling fans obviously agreed, as demonstrated by
the huge crowds that showed up at every one of the grapplers' Stampede
Hart and soul of the working class