How did Dave Caulkin die?
A Retired Associated Press photographer Dave Caulkin died on 25 September 2022 at the age of 77. He captured the amazing moment in 1984 when Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean ice dancers won the Olympic gold medal.
What is the Dave Caulkin Cause Of Death?
He died of cancer. His most popular image was Torvill and Dean and they skated to Ravel Bolero.
Dusan Vranic the AP Middle East photo chief said, “That photo is the story of the games, That is what we try to do — have the photo of the event that will stay for history”.
Dave was part of an AP team and won the Pulitzer Prize for spot news photography for their coverage of the bombings of the U.S embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998.
Dave Caulkin, Associated Press photographer, dies at 77 https://t.co/NUnzNroDa2
— Tony Rosado (@rpstranslations) September 26, 2022
Who is Dave Caulkin?
Dave Caulkin was born on 11 March 1945 in Castleford, Northern England. Later, his family moved to London and then to Maidenhead, West of the capital. He worked sometimes at Heathrow Airport after leaving school. When his father gave him a camera then he was interested in photography. After that, he worked at the AP and his way up from there.
Dave Caulkin Family
“I would have liked him to be a wildlife photographer,’’ she said. “But he didn’t have the patience for that.’’
He met his wife at a coffee bar for the 1966 World Cup in Sheffield. In 1968, he married Jean and they had 2 daughters and four grandchildren.
Jean Said, “I would have liked him to be a wildlife photographer, But he didn’t have the patience for that”.