The Original "Breakfast of Champions"

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© Donald Garrett
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UploadedSeptember 11, 2012
TakenSeptember 11, 2012
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D60
Exposure1/160 sec at f/5
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Focal Length52 mm
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Bruce Jenner still graces the cover box of Wheaties, the original "Breakfast of Champions." Included in this shot is my old stained coffee mug from the same year that Bruce won his Olympic medals (1976).

31 responses

  • Jean Pierre Vacherot

    Jean Pierre Vacherot (Deleted) gave props (11 Sep 2012):

    Great entry

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (11 Sep 2012):


  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (11 Sep 2012):

    Nice shot Don and your 'Don'!

  • Kelly Nichols

    Kelly Nichols gave props (11 Sep 2012):

    Wow....I didn't know they still put Bruce on the box. Great shot. A well-rounded breakfast!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (11 Sep 2012):

    Beautifully put together!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (11 Sep 2012):

    Great composition and I love the milk action! Neat idea.

  • Dennis Burlingham

    Dennis Burlingham gave props (11 Sep 2012):

    Great entry Don!!

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt gave props (11 Sep 2012):

    spot on for the theme Don!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (11 Sep 2012):

    Great shot and the milk pouring adds to it.. I like the clear see through bowl you are using for this set up.

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (11 Sep 2012):


  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (11 Sep 2012):

    Excellent composition and perfect entry!

  • Bruce Wendler

    Bruce Wendler gave props (11 Sep 2012):

    If you still have the box, what a prize.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (11 Sep 2012):

    Super shot! you are so much better than me with your breakfast.

  • Ma. Dolores Guillén Solí­s

    Ma. Dolores Guillén Solí­s gave props (12 Sep 2012):

    Excellent entry Donald!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (12 Sep 2012):

    The Pièce de résistance of JPG's Theme Park Breakfast!

  • Susan Garrett

    Susan Garrett gave props (12 Sep 2012):

    I love your personalized coffee cup, nice touch!!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (12 Sep 2012):

    I want it for my breakfast!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (13 Sep 2012):

    Excellent comp and a terrific entry!!!

  • Talisha (Tally) Sachlis

    Talisha (Tally) Sachlis   gave props (13 Sep 2012):

    Great concept and composition!

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (13 Sep 2012):

    Very cool comp on all points


    ROCIO GUILLEN gave props (13 Sep 2012):

    Perfect entry!

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (13 Sep 2012):

    Dynamite breakfast scene, Don!! I love it, especially that you even have your mug with your name on it!! This is positively a perfect entry for this theme!!!!

  • Oregon Curly

    Oregon Curly (Deleted) gave props (13 Sep 2012):

    Wonderful composition and entry. Times have changed a little since the first Champ appeared on the box ..Lou Gehrig.

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (13 Sep 2012):

    A very striking image, and an exceptional entry for the theme!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (13 Sep 2012):

    Excellent entry - I remember the box of Wheaties with the words 'Breakfast of Champions' on the box, the pouring of milk on the cereal adds to the photo so much and I love your mug with your name on it!

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   gave props (14 Sep 2012):

    WOW! only you , The Don would find such a perfect shot for this theme.... Fantastic

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (15 Sep 2012):

    The original! Excellent shot of your breakfast, Don! The colors and light are great.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (17 Sep 2012):

    Beautifully presented and captured. Perfect entry, Don. Love your mug.

  • Melissa Valencia

    Melissa Valencia gave props (23 Sep 2012):

    This is super fun, Donald. Well done!

  • Betty Maxey

    Betty Maxey   gave props (30 Sep 2012):

    Excellant...... you do eat healthy!

  • Randy Turoff

    Randy Turoff gave props (2 Dec 2012):

    Very cool shot. The milk pouring out really made this happen!

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