Future sailing champions (ages 6 to 16) flock to the Balboa (Calif.) Yacht Club, where pretty Mary Ann Bailie first teaches them how to swim. When they can travel 100 yards in the water, crewcut Bill McLaughlin takes over, teaches sail handling and basic rules and courtesies of the sport. He starts them in nonsinkable Sabot dinghies, soon has them handling larger, faster craft in races. Schoolteachers both, Bill and Mary graduate safe and competent sailors.
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HOPES AND RADIOS TUNED HIGH IN MILWAUKEE, BOARDMAN IS PALERMO'S PUGILIST NOW, THE MIXTURE AS NEVER BEFORE, BOROTRA IN HIS ATHLETIC FIFTIES, THE ANCIENT AERONAUT
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In the first of two parts, Sports Illustrated examines the popular notion that stardom on the gridiron is often followed by failure in life. A unique and monumental survey by Notre Dame supplies material for this part of the study, and its conclusions are startling