“We all gotta go sometime. Might as well have some fun while you’re here.” – Dick Olson My dad was about to go into his sixth knee surgery, and his orthopedic surgeon was asking him exactly how he’d come to be in possession of his fairly battered body. Dad told him a few stories, including one about his multiple trips…

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Mike Olson is a weekly columnist for DNVR. The Colorado State University alum was born and raised in Fort Collins and has been writing about Denver sports for the last eight years. He currently resides in Los Angeles where he has an unhealthy addiction to In-n-Out Burgers and a healthy aversion to the Lakers.