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London Olympic Officials Wary of Infamous Pranksters

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bill-swift - April 13, 2012

With the Summer Olympics just a few short months away officials in London are starting to get a little concerned about a trio of infamous pranksters trying to do something and embarrassing the city. From the sound of things they have every reason to be afraid.

Apparently Karl 'Mancunian' Power, Tommy Dunn, and Tommy Jr. have been pulling off some epic pranks at British sporting events for years (love that security).  They haven't been real active of late, but officials have every reason to believe that the boys have something up their metaphorical sleeve for the Summer Games.

Why are they worried? According to a friend of the trio the guys are planning something special.

American sports fans are probably wondering what the big deal is. After all, we just had Batman running around the outfield at Camden Yards last week! Even Batman pales in comparison to the hijinks that these guys are able to pull off:

  • Power walked onto the field (in full game attire) and took a picture with Manchester United prior to a Champions League game back in 2001.
  • That same year he walked onto the field (in full game attire) during a cricket match between England and Australia making it halfway to the batting area before stopping.
  • In 2002 Power and Dunn jumped onto the podium at the British Grand Prix right before the winner stepped up to receive the trophy.
  • Power and Tommy Jr. snuck onto the Center Court at Wimbeldon in 2002 and played an impromptu match for the capacity crowd before running out of balls and leaving.

These guys will stop at nothing to pull off whatever they have in mind whether it's impersonating a television crew or hiding in a toilet. Will they march in the procession under a made up country's flag? Will they water-bomb the torch carrier? Will they jump up on the podium for a medal ceremony? Only they know!

I hate to be negative, but it sounds like the folks in London might have something to be worried about. I'm just saying…

Article by Travis Pulver



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