Dress like a 1980s Decathloner

In 1976 Bruce Jenner set America on fire when he won the decathlon. Four years later, even with the 1980 Olympics a no go for many countries who were boycotting it because the Soviet Unions war in Afghanistan, the decathlon was still buzzworthy enough of a term to move sports clothing. In this ad you see how little it costs to look the part, just remember that to look like a true decathloner in addition to really short shorts, you must maintain eye contact with everyone at all times. It is a little known fact that steely gaze is an important criteria and, when overlooked, cost many a hardened athlete the gold.


The Retroist

Editor/Podcaster at Retroist
The Retroist is like a BBQ on a bun without the bones. You're only human daddy. Chomp!

Latest posts by The Retroist (see all)

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

One thought on “Dress like a 1980s Decathloner”

%d bloggers like this: