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Colin Jarman typing in Norway 1992

WELCOME TO
JARMAGEDDON.COM
The official website for

COLIN M JARMAN
(Jarmageddon
aka TV's Original Statman)

Author, Biographer, Photographer,

Quizzer & Fantasy Sportsman.

Scribimus Indocti Doctique 
Poemata Passim
'Each Desperate Blockhead Dares To Write'
or at least, type with two fingers!

Fan of Chicago Cubs, Dallas Cowboys, Kent CCC, Wasps, LA Lakers, Team Sky, KU, USC & Charlton Athletic.

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Colin M Jarman aka Jarmageddon aka The Original Statman
CONTACT COLIN
For those who want to find out more about Jarmageddon you can email him by clicking HERE

Follow Colin on Twitter ... or check out his LINKEDIN page
Owner of:
UNIQUELY SPORTING SPORTS MEDIA     BLUE EYED BOOKS PUBLISHING    CELEBRITY AUTOGRAPH BOOK

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LATEST NEWS from 2016
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Sept: Novel nearing completion.

Colin is working on the final chapters of his "Fine and Far Off" - a modern re-telling of 'The Compleat Angler' Part III.
BOUNTY of the BAY - UK version
Colin started pre-production filming for a British version of his environmental "Fish Wish Dish" charity project first filmed in Florida. Set in East Sussex, the UK format differs slightly from the USA version but the same ecological message applies.
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May: Colin wrote and hosted a charity quiz night on behalf of the Darren Stevens Benefit Fund in the Cornwallis Room at the Spitfire Ground, Canterbury. The evening featured teams from Kent and Glamorgan, and KCCC head coach Jimmy Adams even stepped in as guest question-master.
Here is a sample of questions from the Stevo 2016 Benefit Quiz night - all related to other famous Stevens / Stephens...

Q1. Born Michael Barratt in Cardiff in 1948, how is the UK's biggest-selling singles artist of the 1980s better known?
Q2. Katherine Heigl played Dr. Izzie Stevens in which US TV medical drama?
Q3. Which singer/songwriter converted to Islam in 1977 and adopted the Muslim name Yusuf Islam?
Q4. Toby Stephens played arch-villain Gustav Graves in which 2002 James Bond movie opposite Pierce Brosnan as 007?
Q5. Which former member of S Club 7 was declared FHM magazine's "Sexiest Woman of All-Time" in 2014?
Q6. Which Oscar-winning actor played the butler Stevens in the 1993 film adaptation of "Remains of the Day"?
Q7. Born John Stephens what is the stage name of the American singer / songwriter who topped the US Billboard Top 100 in 2014 with "All of Me"?
Q8. Nathan Stephens is a Welsh Paralympian athlete and a former world record holder in which throwing discipline?

 COMING SOON! IQlympIQs
"The END of
Sports Knowledge as we know it!"

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Here are a few gratuitous photos of Colin
... in various sporting settings with a selection of randomish sporting celebrities.
SIMPLY THE BEST
When Colin met Tino playing pool at Lashings Sports Bar, Maidstone.

THE GOOD, THE BAT AND THE UGLY  ... when Colin met Mark Ramprakash at the ESPN CricInfo Day at Lord's. 

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Trial by Darts challenge launched ... 
Click here for more info and format, rules and specially designed dart boards. 

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Colin with his two 'ESPYs' at the 2013 ESPN UK Awards.


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Colin with an ESPN UK ESPY

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"ESPN Classic France Blog Book" published by Blue Eyed Books


Second edition of "James Bond Licence To Quote - The Quotable 007" published by Blue Eyed Books

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Colin M Jarman at Lord's Cricket Club 2013
Colin at the home of cricket - Lord's - before a reception to celebrate the Professional Cricketers' Association's season launch in the Long Room.
 

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Video shot by Colin of GB Olympic Discus thrower turned NFL defensive lineman Lawrence Okoye at the NFL UK Combine Workout in London Docklands.
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Colin in the ESPN UK TV Studio in Chiswick, London with MLB players Rick Van Den Hurk (PIrates) and Chris Dickerson (Yankees).

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Colin Jarman and Harry redknapp at The Wooden Spoon Awrds at Lord's with ESPN Staff
Colin with Harry Redknapp at The Wooden Spoon Sports Awards Charity Luncheon at Lord's with ESPN colleagues.

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Colin's latest book (#35 and counting) on the Funny Stuff Said about Olympic Games and Olympians [Click on image for more info].

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Colin at Wembley pulling Sideline Photographer duty during the Bears vs. 49ers NFL game in London. 

Click here for  photos from this game and other sporting events Colin has covered. 

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Colin Jarman Poker Quotes book signing
Colin at the Fox Poker Club in London signing copies of his Quotable Poker Player book. [Click here for more book info & Poker Quotes]

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Colin set up Blue Eyed Books a publishing company with initial titles on James Bond, Doctor Who [watch Promo Video below left] and Fred Astaire. 
THE QUOTABLE DR WHO Quotes Book Volume One - Promo Video
Colin Jarman Bounty of the Bay Fish Wish Dish
Colin wrote, filmed & produced a 60 min environmental fishing pilot show "Bounty of the Bay" in conjunction with the Florida Wildlife Commission in Tampa Bay, Florida. Currently developing this project in thge UK.

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Paradise Glossed screenplay written by Colin M Jarman
2004: Original production artwork for "PARADISE GLOSSED"
Script written by Colin about two rival US TV Soap Queens who find themselves lost in the African jungle.

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Definitive History of the Ryder Cup book by Colin M Jarman
1999: The 700-page epic covers the first 70 years of the Ryder Cup [being updated as an Abridged History & Statistical Almanac for the 2014 event].
Click on the audio link below to listen to Colin's "Ryder Cup Rapsody - Who Dares Swings" ... with Vocals and Music by the legendary TIM BRICHENO.

Ryder Cup Rap Who Dares Swings.mp3

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Colin M Jarman Futureball comic strip Roy of the Rovers
1996: Colin's original comic strip story "Futureball" for Roy of the Rovers magazine.

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1992-95: Colin created (and appeared as) the character of STATMAN - a superhero stats expert on Chrysalis' Sports Wire TV live football coverage. 

From his custom-built Stat Cave, Statman also appeared on live viewer phone-ins & live studio quizzes including "The Battle of the Statmen" against Statto (Angus Loughran). 

1999: Statman also appeared on a live sports quiz hosted by Ian Payne on BBC Radio 5 Live, trying to answer listeners' sporting questions. 

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1995: The Official Biography of Judge Dredd - The Mega-History 
[click on image above for more details about this book].  

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1994: The Playing Years - Official Biography of the legendary comic strip footballer Roy Race of Melchester Rovers [click on the image for more info].

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Soccer Masters pilot with Man Utd's Lee Martin & Colin M Jarman
Soccer Masters with Chelsea's Graeme le Saux

1993: Soccer Masters TV pilot with Man Utd's Lee Martin [left] & Chelsea's Graeme Le Saux [right]. This football skills format was created by Colin - who can be seen in his guise of Statman / Official Scorer for the show alongside his brother Roger in the first screengrab.
Also in the show were Man City's Fitzroy Simpson, Wimbledon's Dean Holdsworth and Spurs' duo Steve Sedgley & Paul Allen. Hosts were Garth Crooks and Jonathan Pearce. Produced by Danny Fenton at Zig Zag Productions.

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1992: Colin wrote the lyrics for both sides of a Charity Football Song recorded by Gary Lineker and 'Roy Race' ahead of the 1992 Euro Championships.

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Colin Jarman NFL Players visit 1991
1991: Colin (middle back row) on a NFL PLayers' PR visit to a Children's Foster Home in California with Joe Richardson (Slough Silverbacks & GB), Bob Brudzinski (Miami Dolphins), Dennis Harrah (LA Rams), David Hill (LA Rams), Phil Olsen  (LA Rams),  Irv Pankey (LA Rams), Eric Hipple (Detroit Lions), Nolan Cromwell (LA Rams), Jack Youngblood (LA Rams).

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Colin M Jarman fishing with Robert Cox and Buford McGee LA Rams
1990: Colin with Robert Cox and Buford McGee of the (then) Los Angeles Rams at the Irv Pankey Celebrity Fishing Charity event at Irvine Lake, CA.

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Colin M Jarman Sports Books
1989 onwards: A selection of four sports-based books Colin has had published in the UK and USA.

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Colin working out at LA Rams Park Anaheim.
1988: Colin working out at the Los Angeles Rams' training facility in Anaheim, CA.

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Colin Jarman and Steve Grogan (Patriots) in Budweiser League officee
1987: Colin - CEO of the Budweiser American Football League - with former Patriots' QB Steve Grogan on a NFL coaching visit to London.

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Colin on the sidelines of the 1986 Rams v Cowboys Monday Night Game
1986: Colin on the sidelines at 1986 Monday Night Football  between the Los Angeles Rams & Dallas Cowboys.

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1986: KENT RAMS AFC winners of the inaugural Invicta Bowl. Colin #89 (centre) - Head Coach / Starting Tight End at Dartford Football Stadium.

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Colin Jarman 1983 London Marathon
1983: Colin (#8589) completes his first and only Marathon in London (official time rounded down to 3:29:00) along with brother Graeme (green cap).

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Colin Jarman fishing Malawi Africa
1967: Colin fishing the one-piece split-cane rod in Malawi, Africa with mother Sylvia and younger brother Roger.

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