Father of the sport of hang gliding. Invented the flexible wing while NASA engineer/scientist. The hang glider, paraglider, delta kites, stunt kites and sport parachutes all were developed from the flexible wing. [more...]
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The Hall plans to make history of its own next spring when a state-of-the-art traveling museum – called the N.C. Sports Hall of Fame Mobile Experience – begins touring the state. This exhibit, designed with the latest advances in technology, will pay tribute to our rich history while also addressing important issues such as fitness, nutrition and sports medicine. More about this groundbreaking venture, along with glimpses into the Hall’s past, present and future, are detailed in this fast-paced video.