Legendary Seattle radio personality, Wayne Cody, waves to local fans at the end of his final broadcast for KIRO Newsradio 710 on March 29, 1996. The remote broadcast was on the south shore of Lake Union. Wayne’s broadcasts began in the middle 1970’s with the Seattle Sounders of the NASL.
Wrestlemania XIX came to Seattle, Washington in 2003. The American Diabeties Association became the beneficiary from Wrestlemania stars like Rey Mysterio who posed with fans. The photography helped raise over $33,000 for the ADA as over 3,000 photos were purchased by fans during the two day event. Mysterio lost the Cruiserweight Championship to Matt Hardy.