West Coast Olympus Leather History
Anthony Harmon was raised on a small ranch in a northern Florida town called Alford. He was raised by his Native American Father and German Immigrant Mother. He has endured a lot in his childhood such as mental, physical and sexual abuse from his father. He dealt with hiding it from everyone including his mother by skateboarding and writing and playing music. After his mother died knowing that he never belonged in that small town he joined the Army and traveled the world and saw more combat and conflict then he thought he would. After 4 years he switched branches to the Navy to get a more technical job, but was outed as gay and discharged. After he was discharged he met his husband Don Harmon and has been with him ever since. Once the repeal of don’t ask don’t tell he then rejoined the Army National Guard. After 3 years was diagnosed with PTSD and was then discharged medically. He is no stranger to the San Diego Leather Community. He has been a strong force and advocate in the Community for the last 11 years. He was Mr. San Diego Leather First Runner Up 2011 and was Den Daddy for multiple contests. He was involved with the newly formed Leather Boys of San Diego as President for 2 years and is currently the Executive Producer for the California Drummer Competition. Anthony has also been involved with the San Diego Gay Rodeo for 14 years and has held the title of Mr. San Diego Rodeo 2006, 2008, and 2009, and was also an International Gay Rodeo Association Judge for 5 years, and is the host of San Diego cigar and boots at the Redwing, and Flogging Fridays and Beat your Drum Fetish night at the San Diego Eagle.