Ozzy fan disappointed he couldn't deliver gift

Wednesday, 24 October 2007
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I saw this posting from the Edmonton Sun this morning and to be honest, my heart wept.

Ozzy Here is a sad, sad story of Patrick Lesko, a 34-year-old super fan of Ozzy and Black Sabbath.

Lesko built a custom black cherry canoe paddle for the Dark Lord but was unable to present the gift to him when the Osbourne family tour rolled into Edmonton on Monday night.

He showed up early to try to get tickets for the meet and greet but was denied. At least he was able to grab a $750 front row seat.

The paddle is painted with black images of a devil, flames and a coffin with Ozzy's name spelled out in Theban letters, commonly used by Wiccans.

He will try again in January with Ozzy swings through my neighbourhood of Toronto.

More info: Edmonton Sun
David Johnston

David Johnston

David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.

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