Northern California Angora Guild

Monday, March 27, 2017

King of Free Throw - In Memoriam



 


Dr. Tom Amberry and Chu's Emilia

In 2006, Betty was invited to appear in the game show "I've Got A Secret", see

http://englishangoraontv.blogspot.com/
(The video is at the end of the post)

and met the Guinness World Record holder of basketball free throw Dr. Tom Amberry, see:

http://ncag.blogspot.com/2006/04/king-of-free-throw-meets-queen-emilia.html

On internet today, I read the news that Dr. Tom Amberry has passed away at 94.   
https://www.yahoo.com/news/podiatrist-set-free-throws-world-record-dies-94-231558197.html
 
He was interesting and witty when I met him 11 years ago when he was in his 80s; he was already living in an assistant living facility but as active and vibrant as he could be.   RIP.  
 
 
 

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