Samuel Kurtovich

Samuel Kurtovich

Birth
Fresno County, California, USA
Death 11 Aug 2004 (aged 76)
California, USA
Burial Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA
Memorial ID 39042525 · View Source
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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"

Gravesite Details Sam also held rifle shooting record 1986 Visalia Ca
  • Created by: george kurtovich
  • Added: 3 Jul 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 39042525
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Kurtovich (9 Feb 1928–11 Aug 2004), Find a Grave Memorial no. 39042525, citing Belmont Memorial Park, Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA ; Maintained by george kurtovich (contributor 47148464) .