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Samuel Kurtovich
Birth: Feb. 9, 1928
Fresno County
California, USA
Death: Aug. 11, 2004
California, USA

Sam Kurtovich,of Fresno,held a dragboat world record,hydroplaning at 203 mph and was the first person to drive a drive a ski boat at over 150 mph.Sam raced boats from 1968-1976 and was the National Dragboat Association champion in 1975.Sam also was a member of the Visalia Bench Shooting Association and was club champion in 1984,shooting was most exciting for him.It took quite a bit of physical skill,kind of like playing golf.He would have his good days and his bad days.Sam had said"that boat racing was more mechanical than physical skill" 
 
Note: Sam also held rifle shooting record 1986 Visalia Ca
 
Burial:
Belmont Memorial Park
Fresno
Fresno County
California, USA
 
Created by: george kurtovich
Record added: Jul 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39042525
Samuel Kurtovich
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Samuel Kurtovich
Added by: Row Walker
 
Samuel Kurtovich
Added by: george kurtovich
 
 
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RIP Sam. You are missed and a legend in the drag boat circles. My uncle and cousin applied to get your old number and proudly display it in your honour.308
- Zang-Zang
 Added: Jan. 11, 2014
Honoring Samuel Kurtovich. RIP, Sailor.
- Row Walker
 Added: Mar. 12, 2011
I'm sorry Dad, it's never easy to lose those that we love.
- Suzetta Kurtovich-Groenke
 Added: Jul. 24, 2009
 
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