These outflung arms, gaping mouths, popping eyes and clutched heads are the not unpredictable reactions of a group of Americans on seeing a man return from outer space. The re-entrant, descending feet first in the center of the picture, is Don Bragg, photographed as he dropped to earth from his world record pole vault of 15 feet 9¼ inches at the Olympic trials in Palo Alto last week.
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July 11, 1960
- EDITORIALS 15
- By Matt Mann
Two weeks ago Matt Mann, drawing on his 52 years of experience as a swimming coach, began a series of lessons in basic swimming by presenting his simple technique for teaching the crawl stroke. This week Coach Mann continues his instructions by showing how to teach children the backstroke
- By Kenneth Rudeen
The amateurs' unexciting play encouraged advocates of a 1961 open tournament
'If we ever get bored...'