Liz Allan, 13, a versatile water skier from Winter Park, Fla. with medals in jumping, trick and slalom events, became the third woman in history to jump 100 feet in competition when she set a record in the girl's division of the Southern Regional Water Ski Championships.
William T. Sesnon III, a 26-year-old real-estate broker from Beverly Hills, Calif., shot a record-breaking 548 clay pigeons out of a possible 550 to win the four-event world's all-round skeet-shooting championship at Harold's Gun Club near Reno, Nev.
Bill Toomey, 25, a student teacher from Burlingame, Calif. now studying for a master's degree at Stanford, took all five events in the National AAU Pentathlon Championship in West-brook, Me. and scored a record 3,687 points in winning his third title in four years.
John Miller, 17, a San Francisco high school senior who tries to play "as boldly as Arnold Palmer," shot a 68 in the qualifying round and barely missed scoring a hole in one in his final match as he won the USGA Junior Championship in Eugene, Ore.
August 23, 1964
Debra Shaw, 17, the valedictorian of her senior class in Santa Rosa, N. Mex., won the breakaway calf-roping event and placed second in barrel racing to become the 1964 All-round Cowgirl at the National High School Rodeo in Albert Lea, Minn.
Ti Hack, 17, of Weston, Conn., a senior at Taft School, flying the burgee of the Pequot Yacht Club on Lightning-class boats, took three firsts, a second and a third in a round-robin series to sail off with the Junior YRA championships for Long Island Sound.