Now that Smoke is famous, it may be hard to believe that he was once a simple boy, living a simple life, in a simple town with his simple parents. This presentation of Smoke’s artifacts, graciously on loan from the Smoke Foundation and Museum, will demonstrate Smoke’s past life, while shedding some light on how he became The Man, The Myth, and The Legend!
Canadian Olympic Hockey Skates – Smoke’s Artifacts
Smoke used these skates while he was the Captain of the Canadian Olympic hockey team from 1972-1976. He was also featured on the team’s 1974 hockey card; but it was a non Olympic year so it suffered low circulation. Canada boycotted the Olympics in ’72 & ’76, in protest of strict amateur eligibility requirements. Unfortunately […]
Cabbage Patch Doll Collection – Smoke’s Artifacts
Many do not understand why Smoke holds such an affection for these plastic and cloth dolls. Truth be known, Smoke was the actual creator of their predecessor “The Potato Field Kids!” Everything was going great in the potato field when young upstart Xavier Roberts tried to steal Smoke’s creation and pass it off as his […]
Atari 2600 – Smoke’s Artifacts
This was not Smoke’s very first video game console, that was, of course, the great game of Pong. Saying that, the iconic Atari 2600 was his favourite video game system! It was with this console (not the NES) that Smoke ended the 1983/1984 video game crash. Smoke spent an average of 58 hours per day […]