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Wide World "Constant Variety" Milestones and Highlights

Updated: April 13, 2001, 3:08 PM ET

1980 MARCH 23 -- The first telecast on Wide World of Sports of one of the most grueling athletic competitions in the world, the Endurance (now called the Ironman) Triathlon World Championship from Oahu.

1982 FEBRUARY 21 -- Ironman triathlon race leader Julie Moss collapses just 440 yards from the finish of the marathon run...she struggled to her feet and wobbled to within 100 yards of the finish where she collapsed again...she started to crawl, but only 10 yards from the finish line she was ...

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