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Hydroplane Museum's News – September 2012 Archive (1)

Gold Cup Madness: The Annual Epidemic

The sober citizens of Seattle go slightly daffy every year when the time comes for the roaring hydros to defend the city's proudest possession—the Gold Cup

By Wilbur Jarvis

Reprinted from Sports Illustrated, August 10, 1959

In the early part of August each year an odd kind of euphoria overwhelms the otherwise rational people of Seattle. They start shooting off fireworks. The males put on pirate costumes and wander around town kissing, and…


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