Gary Pettet, 6, of Portsmouth, England became the youngest to win the British ASA's gold award by swimming 100 yards in four minutes while fully dressed, treading water for 90 seconds, undressing in the water and swimming 1,000 yards in less than 30 minutes.
Herb Howe of Minneapolis became the winner of the first 500 International Snowmobile Race from Winnipeg, Canada to St. Paul when he defeated Edson Brandt of Roseau, Minn. by 4 minutes, 43 seconds. Howe averaged 36 mph in 13½ hours.
Carol Wolfe, a 5-foot 10½-inch senior forward at Malvern (Iowa) High School, scored 87 points in 21 minutes to pace her basketball team to a 104-44 win over Hamburg. Miss Wolfe totaled 702 points in 14 games for the best average (50) in the state.
Scott Edeal, a 15-year-old schoolboy from Los Lunas, N. Mex., won two top trophies at Albuquerque's Midwinter Sunshine Trap Shoot when he broke 596 out of 650 birds for high overall honors and took the special all-round title with 365 out of 400.
February 21, 1966
Terje Overland, a 21-year-old Norwegian who skis for the University of Denver, took the Roch Cup and 8.42 FIS points when he defeated Jim Heuga for the combined title with a victory in the downhill and seconds in both the slalom and giant slalom at Aspen.
Wayne Kotaski, a 12-year-old seventh grader from Upper Saddle River, N.J., who began bowling last year and has a 94 average, rolled a perfect 300 game in the Junior Go-Go League at the Club 300 in his hometown and added a 217 and a 223 for a 740 series.