A Conversation for Murray Walker - Commentator Extraordinaire
Mo Power (Itching Cucumber, Lord of Nonsense elect) Started conversation May 17, 2001
The Austrian Counterpart of Murray Walker. He broadcasts EVERY GP since 1971 (when ORF, the Austrian Television Company, started live-broadcasts of Formula 1) with only one exception, when he was at the olympic Games in 1984. In his long career he has experienced a lot: One time he was broadcasting a Long Beach GP out of his hotel room, a mile from the track. Someone told him from the TV pictures what happened on the track ("A yellow car overtakes a blue one", ...). Another time he was standing in telephone booth because of an electric failure.
His broadcasting style is quite similar to Murray Walkers, thus splitting Austrian F1-fans in two camps: Those who hate him, and those who would never watch a GP without him. Some of the latter dedicated a website to him, [URL removed by moderator]
The site is German, PLEASE don't try the English link, the translations are *very* bad.
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