Hawaiian Performs at Surfing Exhibition

George Freeth, a pro surfer from Waikiki, Hawaii performed at several surfing exhibitions at Redondo Beach, CA, USA in 1907. Continue reading

First Female Golf Tournament

Women's golf tournament was first held at Royal Lytham, England on June 13, 1893. Continue reading

Olympic Gold Medal Awarded to Female Hurdler

Moroccan hurdler, Nawal El Moutawakel was the first black African woman athlete to win an Olympic gold medal Continue reading

Mary Queen of Scots Plays Golf

Mary, Queen of Scots caused an uproar as the first woman to play golf in 1567, Continue reading

Polynesians Used Wooden Surfboards

The Polynesian settlers were the first surfers to use carved wooden surfboards Continue reading

Hudson Stuck Led Ascent of Mount McKinley

Hudson Stuck, American mountaineer led a six-member team on ascension of Mount McKinley, Alaska in 1913. Continue reading

Don Budge Won Grand Slam Opens

American tennis player, Don Budge named Grand Slam winner in 1938, upon capturing the four singles competition titles at: Continue reading

Hungary Won First Table Tennis Championship

First table tennis championships were held in London, England in 1926 and won by Hungary. Continue reading

First Organized Slalom Race

The first skiing slalom race was held at Mussen, Switzerland, in 1922 organized by the British skier, Arnold Lunn. Continue reading

Horace-Bénédict de Saussure

Horace-Bénédict de Saussure was born 17 February 1740, in Conches, near Geneva (today in Switzerland but then an independent republic), and died in Geneva 22 January 1799. Continue reading