Eugenio Monti, 32, Italian bobsledder who won recent world, U.S. titles, skidded down Lake Placid chute with U.S. Teammate Charlie Pandolph in record 1:10.49 trial run, then added North American title three days later.
Pat Duane, perky blonde skipper from Delray Beach, Fla., aided by her husband Jack as crew, won three firsts in final-day races, captured the winner's trophy in Midwinter Flying Dutchman regatta at Tampa.
Paul Furlong, 43-year-old Coral Gables airplane-equipment dealer, gunned his hydroplane to a sweep of both heats in 266-cubic-inch class, won the featured race of Biscayne Bay powerboat regatta at Miami.
Geoffrey Atkins, 33, British oil company executive planning a return home after 6½ years in U.S., defeated Tom Pugh 15-16, 15-4, 15-1, 11-15, 15-12 in the final, won U.S. racquets singles for fifth time, at Philadelphia.
February 29, 1960
Townsend Swayze, 22, captain of Harvard crew that won Henley's Grand Challenge Cup last summer, now student at Oxford, was named to pull the No. 3 oar this April in traditional race against Cambridge.
Judy Butler, 19-year-old Colby Junior College skier, swerved through 56-gate giant slalom course in 2:21.1 to defeat international field, win women's division of Ryan Cup race at Mont Tremblant, Que.
Jack Fleck, 38, won first golf tourney since 1955 U.S. Open with 68-71 playoff victory over Bill Collins in Phoenix Open. Said Fleck: "It's wonderful to get back into the winner's circle. It's been a long time."