"Beautifully written David. As you know, as part of the museum membership I had the opportunity to spend a little time with Mira over the past few years. I worshipped him as a youngster and came to greatly admire him in the few recent years I came to…"
"What an incredible life. He lived life to the fullest. The life he had was the American success story that you just love to hear. I am sure he will be missed a true champion both on the water and off."
Come to the Museum June 20th and hear author Doug Ford read excerpts from his latest Book The "Wizards" of Speed on the Water - The Greatest Raceboat Designers in boat racing history. Doug will also be signing books.Meet Ron Jones Sr., and Ron Jones Jr. They will be taking questions from the audience during the presentation and will be happy to autograph copies of Doug's book too.Doug Ford's latest book gives a detailed looks at the evolution of hydroplane racing through the accomplishments…See More
"He was a honest man with a pure heart. He always gave me a cordial and sincere advice. His family in SLOVAKIA will always missed him. He visited us /his family / in Slovakia only a few times, but our house was always full of joy and laughter when…"
"A true mans man and a remarkable human being. He always treated everyone with caring and kindness.
I am so proud that I got hte chance to see him pull away from the docks at Seafair under the Sun and take the Miss Wahoo out one last time. It seemed…"
Mira J Slovak, passed away Monday, June 16th at 7:47am peacefully at his home in Fallbrook, CA.Mira was born in Cifer, Czechoslovakia on October 25th 1929. When Mira was only 9 years old, the Nazis overran Czechoslovakia and Mira and his family had to live with the horrors of the Nazi occupation followed by the equally bloody Russian…See More
David, I noticed that the 1955 Thriftway and 1962 Bardahl are included in the restoration page. As a long time museum supporter (though from afar) I would be pleased to have the 1955 GALE V included. I would be happy to write something for the page.