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

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"

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"

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Sam also held rifle shooting record 1986 Visalia Ca