Charles Hansen, 23, of Pueblo, Colo., ran smack up 14,110-foot Pikes Peak, turnedright around and ran back, did whole thing in 4:29:4 to be the first of 15 other long-winded runners to reach the bottom.
John Wolcott, 25, in boat knocked together in Cornell's Chi Psi fraternity house, won the National Snipe Sailing Championships on Lake Chautauqua, Jamestown, N.Y. His crew consisted of Ron Payne, 17.
Joe Weatherly, Norfolk, Va., ranked fourth in national convertible standings, by barest bumper length beat Bob Welborn in 100-mile NASCAR Sweepstakes driving 1958 Ford in Nashville at 59.26 mph.
Sally Moore, fast-rising tennis junior who lost to Althea Gibson in Pennsylvania finals last month, engaged Wimbledon champion again at Eastern Grass tournament, lost finals 9-7, 6-2.
August 17, 1958
Bob Bitner, despite three record-breaking performances shot by James Caspers, became the national target archery champion at St. Paul meet. The 21-year-old archery salesman scored 3,417 points.
Dick Ralston, 17, fifth-ranked in the Jaycee National Tennis tournament at Chapel Hill, N.C., swatted his way up to the top, defeated Georgia Tech's Ned Neely 6-1, 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 for the junior title.
Carol Ann Mann, 17, of Olympia Fields, Ill., went into final nine of Women's Western Junior tournament even with Sharon Fladoos, 15, gained edge on 11th hole for eventual 3 and 2 victory at Chicago.