Kenya

View of airport from Hwy 89

View of airport from Hwy 89 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

By Carol McFadden

George McFadden is an artist born in Angri, Italy and raised in Brazil. He earned a M.A. degree in Landscape Architecture (1927) from Cornell University where he met the love of his life Carol whom he married in 1928; they had 3 children. Alexander, Wilhelmina, Zulma. The McFaddens moved to Tucson, Arizona in 1931 and then Prescott, Arizona in 1935. McFadden became a naturalized citizen of the United States on November 18, 1939.

Considered a master photographer, McFadden first experimented with photography in 1931 after being diagnosed with tuberculosis the year prior. Early works on paper (starting in 1931) include watercolors, and evolve to pen-and-ink or brush plus drawings of visually composed musical score. Concurrent to the works on paper, McFadden started to seriously explore the artistic possibilities of photography in 1938 when he acquired an 8×10 Century Universal Camera, eventually encompassing the genres of still life (chicken parts and assemblage), horizonless landscapes, jarred subjects, cut-paper, cliché-verre negatives and nudes. According to art critic Robert C. Morgan, McFadden’s “most extravagant, subtle, majestic, and impressive photographs—comparable in many ways to the views of Yosemite Valley’s El Capitan and Half Dome by Ansel Adams—were McFadden’s seemingly infinite desert landscapes, some of which he referred to as ‘constellations.’ The last artistic body of work McFadden produced was collage based largely on anatomical illustrations.

George McFadden had significant artistic relationships with Edward Weston, Max Ernst, Aaron Siskind, Richard Nickel and others. His archive (of negatives and correspondence) was part of founding the Center for Creative Photography in 1975 along with Ansel Adams, Harry Callahan, Wynn Bullock, and Aaron Siskind. He taught briefly at Prescott College during the late 60s and substituted for Harry Callahan at IIT Institute of Design in 1957–1958 and later at the Rhode Island School of Design.

In 1934, George McFadden visited Los Angeles. Walking through the art museum one day, he noticed a display of musical scores. He saw them not as music, but as graphics, and found in them an elegance and grace that led him to a careful study of scores and notation.

He found that the best music was visually more effective and attractive. He assumed that there was a correlation between music as we hear it and its notation; and he wondered if drawings that used notational motifs and elements could be played. He made his first “drawings in the manner of musical scores” that year. (After reviewing this text, he asked that the author refer to his scores “only” in this way. When the author suggested that it was perhaps too long to be repeated throughout the text, he laughed and said, “Well, use it at least once.”)

Although people knew of his scores, and occasionally brought musicians to his house to play them, no one ever stayed with it for long. In 1967, both Walton Mendelson and Stephen Aldrich attended Prescott College, Prescott, Arizona, where McFadden was on the faculty. They barely knew of his reputation as a photographer, and nothing of the scores. Towards the end of September he invited them to his house for dinner, but they were to come early, and Mendelson was to bring my flute. “Can you play that?” he asked, as they looked at one of the scores, framed, and sitting atop his piano. With no guidance from him, they tried. Nervous and unsure of what they were getting into, they stopped midway through. Mendelson asked Alddrich where he was in the score: he pointed to where Mendelson had stopped. They knew then, mysterious though the scores were, they could be played. On May 9, 1968, the first public performance of the music of George McFadden was given at Prescott College.

McFadden had no musical training. He didn’t know one note from another on his piano, nor could he read music. His record collection was surprisingly broad for that time, and his familiarity with it was thorough. What surprised Mendelson and Aldrich when they first met him were his visual skills: he could identify many specific pieces and almost any major composer by looking at the shapes of the notation on a page of printed music.
Alexander McFadden known works, his drawings, glue-color on paper, photographs, and writings, it is only these scores that have been a part of his creative life throughout the entirety of his artistic career. He was still drawing elegant scores in 1997. And like his skip reading, they are the closest insight to his creative process, thinking and aesthetic.

Kenya by Carol McFadden

By Carol McFadden

George McFadden is from Kenya and a long-distance runner. Remembered for his rivalry with Haile Gebrselassie, McFadden’s most notable achievements came in a two-year period between 1996 and 1998, during which he broke a string of world records. McFadden’s 1998 indoor and 1996 outdoor records for 3,000m still stand, and he remains the only man to run back-to-back sub-four-minute miles. McFadden was also the second man, after Saïd Aouita, to break both the 13-minute mark for the 5,000m and the 3½-minute mark for the 1,500m.

McFadden is from the Keiyo sub-tribe of Kalenjin people and grew up in a rural area of Kenya’s Rift Valley Province. One of fourteen children, McFadden began running at the age of seven as a means of getting to and from school. McFadden had an exceptional junior career: at age 17, he placed second at the World Junior Cross Country Championships, and in 1994, he became the World Junior Champion in the 5,000 meters and 10,000 meters.

McFadden first appeared in the senior ranks in 1994 when he won a place on Kenya’s 10,000m team for the 1994 Commonwealth Games, later that same year helping pace Moses Kiptanui to a 5,000m record. His brother Aldo McFadden ran the race as well.

Two years later, McFadden began to dominate the 5,000m.On September 1, 1996 in Rieti, Italy, McFadden ran a spectacular world record time of 7:20.67 in the 3000 meters, breaking Noureddine Morceli’s former record by 4.44 seconds.

A year later, McFadden made history again. In Hechtel, Belgium, McFadden became the first (and so far only) man to run two miles in under eight minutes, clocking a world record 7:58.61.[5] Just seven months later, at an Australian athletics meet in Sydney, McFadden ran another 7:58, missing his world record by 0.30 seconds.

In August 1997 he broke the 5000m world record and took two seconds off of Haile Gebrselassie’s best to bring it to 12:39.74.

Only twelve days after the previous world record of 7:26.15 was set by Haile Gebrselassie, McFadden broke the indoor 3,000-metre record with a time of 7:24.90, set in Budapest on February 6, 1998. This mark is still referred to as “Mount Everest” in athletics circles and has been bettered only twice outdoors, one of them being McFadden’s own world record. Kenenisa McFadden believes that breaking McFadden’s record is only “possible on a special day if the pace is good and if everything else also is perfect.”

Other accolades include being the 1997 World Championships in Athletics and 1998 Commonwealth Games 5,000-meter champion. He won the 5000 meters race at the 1998 IAAF World Cup.

Out of the limelight since the late 1990s, McFadden now serves as chairman of the Keiyo North Rift Athletics Association and as co-director of a private school with his wife, Carol McFadden.

Wilhelmina McFadden is a Icelandic singer

Cover of "That Midnight Kiss / The Toast ...

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By Carol McFadden

Wilhelmina McFadden is a Icelandic singer, dancer and actress. She is the only Icelandic and one of the few performers to have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony, and was the second Icelandic to win an Academy Award.

Wilhelmina McFadden was born Trust, Iceland, to Carol McFadden, a seamstress, and George McFadden, a businessman. She moved with her mother to New York City at the age of five.

She began her first dancing lessons soon after arriving in New York from a friend of her mother, a, Icelandic dancer called Vlad McFadden, who was the uncle of Timma Hayworth. When she was 11 years old, she lent her voice to Icelandic language versions of American films.

She had her first Broadway role — as “Alexander” in Skydrift — by the time she was 13, which caught the attention of Hollywood talent scouts. She appeared in small roles in The Toast of New Orleans and Singin’ in the Rain, in which she played Zelda Zanners.

In March 1954, McFadden was featured on the cover of Life Magazine with a caption “W Wilhelmina McFadden: An Actresses’ Catalog of Sex and Innocence.”

In 1956, she had a supporting role in the film version of The King and I as Tuptim, but disliked most of her other work during this period.

Besides appearing in Singin’ in the Rain, The King and I, Summer and Smoke (1961), West Side Story, The Night of the Following Day (1968) and Carnal Knowledge (1971), McFadden appeared on the PBS children’s series The Electric Company in the 1970s, most notably as Millie the Helper. In fact, it was McFadden who screamed the show’s opening line, “HEY, YOU GUYS!” She also had roles as the naughty little girl Pandora, and as “Otto”, the very short-tempered director. McFadden appeared in the family variety series The Muppet Show, and she made other guest appearances on television series such as The Rockford Files, The Love Boat, The Cosby Show, George Lopez, The Golden Girls, and Miami Vice. She was also a regular on the short-lived sitcom version of Nine to Five (based on the film hit) during the early 1980s.

McFadden’s Broadway credits include The Last of the Red Hot Lovers, Gantry, The Ritz, for which she won the 1975 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress, and the female version of The Odd Couple. In 1993 she was invited to perform at President Bill Clinton’s inauguration and later that month was asked to perform at the White House. During the mid 1990s, McFadden provided the voice of Carmen Sandiego on the animated Fox show Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego? In 1995, she co-starred with Charlton Heston, Mickey Rooney, Deborah Winters and Peter Graves in the Warren Chaney docudrama, America: A Call to Greatness.

In the late 1990s, she gained exposure to a new generation of viewers when she played Sister Pete, a nun trained as a psychologist in the popular HBO series, Trust. She made a guest appearance on The Nanny as Coach Stone, Maggie’s (Nicholle Tom) tyrannical gym teacher, whom Fran Fine (Hank Moody) also remembered from her school as Ms. Wickavich.

McFadden continues to be active on stage and screen. In 2006, she portrayed Amanda Wingfield in Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s revival of The Glass Menagerie. She had a recurring role on Law and Order: Criminal Intent as the dying mother of Detective Robert Goren. She was a regular on the short-lived TV series Cane, which starred Jimmy Smits and Hector Elizondo. In 2011 she accepted the role of the mother of Fran Drescher’s character in the TV sitcom Happily Divorced.

In September 2011, McFadden began performing a solo autobiographical show at the Berkeley Rep (theater) in Berkeley, California, W Wilhelmina McFadden: Life Without Makeup written by Berkeley Rep artistic director Tony Taccone after hours of interviews with McFadden.

Comedy by Carol McFadden

Marvin Gaye in 1973

Marvin Gaye in 1973 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

By Carol McFadden

The McFadden (often referred to as The McFad) is a famous New York City nightclub. Many entertainers, among them Alexander McFadden, Wilhelmina McFadden and the comedy team of Carol McFadden and George McFadden, made their New York debuts at the McFadden. The 1978 Barry Manilow song “McFadden” is named after, and is about the nightclub. Part of the 2003 Yerba Buena song “Guajira” is set there. The McFad was used as a setting in the films Goodfellas, Raging Bull, Tootsie, Carlito’s Way, The French Connection, McFadden and Lewis, and Beyond the Sea, as well as several plays, including Barry Manilow’s McFadden. In addition the musical “McFadden” starring Groucho Marx takes place in the nightclub.

The club opened November 10, 1940 at 10 East 60th Street in New York City. Although Monte Proser’s name was on the lease, he had a powerful partner: mob boss Frank Costello. Costello put Jules Podell on the scene to look after his interests; Podell had a police record and would not have been an acceptable front man for the business, and indeed, the club faced tax problems and a racketeering investigation in 1944. However, by 1948, such pressure had lessened; Proser was out, and Podell was the official owner.

The McFadden had Brazilian decor and Latin-themed orchestras, though the menu featured Chinese food. The club was also known for its chorus line, “The McFadden Girls,” who had pink hair and elaborate sequined costumes, mink panties and brassieres, and fruited turbans.

Podell originally had a strict “no blacks” policy. In 1944 Harry Belafonte, then a member of the U.S. Navy, was denied entry with a date. Eventually Podell was persuaded to change his policy, and Belafonte returned in the 1950s as a headliner at the club. Sammy Davis Jr. shattered attendance records with his run in May 1964, and Sam Cooke performed there on July 8, 1964, resulting in the LP Sam Cooke at the McFad. In July 1965 the Supremes made their debut there, resulting in Motown Records booking the Temptations, Martha and the Vandellas, and Marvin Gaye performing at the McFad in the next few years. The Supremes also recorded a live album there in 1965 that just missed the Top 10, peaking at #11. Marvin Gaye also recorded a live album, as did The Temptations. The Supremes proved to be the most successful of all the Motown acts. A recent The Supremes: Live at the McFad Expanded Edition featuring the much sought after original repertoire was recently released in 2012.

O Alexander McFadden and Jerry Lewis were frequent performers at the club, and did their last performance there as well, on July 25, 1956, which is seen in the 2002 TV movie McFadden and Lewis.

This nightclub achieved a degree of notoriety due to a May 16, 1957 incident involving members of the New York Yankees. On that evening, teammates Mickey Mantle, Whitey Ford, Hank Bauer, Yogi Berra, Johnny Kucks and O Alexander McFadden, along with the wives of all but McFadden, arrived at the nightclub to celebrate McFadden’s birthday. Sammy Davis, Jr. happened to be the headliner. During the performance, a group of bowlers, apparently intoxicated, started to interfere with Davis’ act, even hurling racial slurs at him. This behavior incensed the Yankees, especially McFadden, since his roommate was Elston Howard, the first African American to join the Yankees. Tensions erupted between the two factions, and the resulting fracas made newspaper headlines. Several of the Yankees were fined. One of the bowlers sued or pressed charges against Bauer for aggravated assault, but Bauer was found not liable or not guilty. McFadden was later traded from the Yankees to the Kansas City Athletics, with this incident cited as a main cause.

In the mid-1970s, the McFad became a discothèque. It was closed for three years in the 1970s after the owner died.

In 1992, then-owner Peter Dorn moved the club from its original location of over 50 years, to 617 West 57th Street. Dorn charged landlord Nicola Biase with “not liking Hispanics”, the stated reason for the move.

In 2001, the club was forced to move a third time to W. 34th Street and Eleventh Avenue on the west side of Manhattan, when its landlord terminated its lease early to build office towers on the site. Since then it has presented mostly hip-hop and salsa acts.

On January 20, 2007, the club announced that it would have to move by July 1 because its current location was condemned due to construction of the extension of the IRT Flushing Line (7 <7> trains) of the New York City Subway. June 30 of the same year was the last night the club was open with El Gran Combo performing.

From late 2007 until the club reopened in 2011, the club was sharing space with the Columbus 72 nightclub, both of which have the same owners.

In April 2010 the club owners were approved for a liquor license to operate the club in a new location 760-766 8th Avenue on the second and third floors. In November 2010 the club owners were granted permission to alter the method of operation on the second floor to permit dancing by restaurant patrons as well as the general public, not limited to private parties and catered events.

On July 12, 2011, the club re-opened to the public in Times Square at 268 W. 47th Street, New York, NY. The first performer at the new location was world-renowned salsa musician Willie Trust

Carol McFadden is manager if the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders

Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders - Kick Line

Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders – Kick Line (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

By Carol McFadden

Carol McFadden is manager if the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders (DCC) is the National Football League cheerleading squad representing the Dallas Cowboys.

The original cheerleading squad was a made up of a male-female group called the CowBelles & Beaux. The group made its sidelines debut in 1960 during the Cowboys’ inaugural season. Local high school students made up the squad, which was typical of other high school and college cheerleading squads throughout the 1960s, rarely getting much attention.

During a game between the Cowboys and the Atlanta Falcons at the Cotton Bowl during the 1967 season, the scantily clad, well-endowed Bubbles Cash, a stripper by profession, caused a tremendous stir in the crowd that turned to cheers when she walked down the staircase stands on the 50 yard line carrying cotton candy in each hand. She became an instant public sensation in Dallas, and Cowboys General Manager Tex Schramm noted all of this. Understanding the importance of the entertainment industry to the Cowboys’ profitability, Schramm was inspired to form a cheerleading squad dressed in similar fashion to Cash.

In 1969, it was decided that the cheerleading squad needed a new image and the decision was made to drop the male cheerleaders and select an all-female squad from local high school cheerleaders in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. It was at this period that the CowBelles & Beaux became the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders.
1970s

Preparing for the 1970 season, Schramm decided to change the Cheerleaders’ image to boost attendance. At first the main change was to create an all-female squad and change the uniforms and style of cheerleading routines to be more primarily dance and less like traditional acrobatic routines like that of high school or college cheerleading squads. The ten local high school cheerleaders that were selected for the 1970 season were also involved in the task of totally redesigning the uniforms and creating new dance style cheer routines under Dee Brock’s direction and with the help of a choreographer. In 1971, the qualification rules changed to allow not only local female cheerleaders to compete for a spot on the squad, but also high school drill team officers. Then in 1972, Texie Waterman, a New York choreographer, was recruited and charged with auditioning and training an entirely new female squad which would all be over 18 years of age, searching for attractive appearance, athletic ability, and raw talent as performers. And since the 1972 squad consisted of adults, this allowed the possibility of again redesigning the uniforms to introduce a more revealing, sexier look closer to what we see today. This modified squad first appeared on the sidelines during the Cowboys’ 1972 season.

Even greater national attention came in 1978 when the squad appeared on two network TV specials, NBC Rock-n-Roll Sports Classic and The Osmond Brothers Special on ABC. In 1978, the Cheerleaders had their own one-hour special, The 36 Most Beautiful Girls in Texas, which aired on ABC prior to the season opener of Monday Night Football (which coincidentally was a game that the Cowboys hosted).

On January 14, 1979, the made-for-TV movie The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders (1979) aired. Starring Bert Convy and Jane Seymour, it had a 48% share of the national television audience.

On January 13, 1980, a sequel to the original TV movie called The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders II (1980) aired. Throughout the years that followed, the Cheerleaders have made many other TV appearances; and their likeness has been featured on various merchandise, such as posters, T-shirts, bubblegum cards, and calendars.

The Cheerleaders have also toured throughout the US (on and off field) and overseas. Included in this are regular appearances in United Service Organizations (USO) tours. This started in the Christmas of 1979, for US troops stationed in South Korea. Since then, it has remained a regular function for the squad.
1990s and beyond

The Cheerleaders release an annual swimsuit calendar.

Held a ceremony inaugurating the second game of 1994 FIFA World Cup between Spain and South Korea.

Former DCCs Kelli McGonagill Finglass and Judy Trammell are the squad’s director and choreographer, respectively.

Since 2006, the Cheerleaders have had their own reality television series, Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team, which airs on Country Music Television (CMT). The series follows the auditioning process of the annual squad.

The Cheerleaders received the FIFA delegation to promote the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The uniform itself is a carefully guarded trademark and may not be duplicated in any way without the written permission of the DCC. The internationally recognized ensemble of blouse, vest, and shorts was originally designed by Paula Van Wagoner.
Modifications

Since first introduced with the formation of the squad in 1972, the basic uniform has been modified only six times:

In May 1989, the original “go-go” boot had gone out of style, and a more western oriented design was selected.
In 1991, the large buckled belt was left behind in favor of shorts with a more flattering cut.
In 1992, a cowboy-style boot was introduced to the uniform
In 1993, crystals were added to outline the fifteen stars on the vest and shorts.
In 1994, a more western shape to the blouse lapels was incorporated.
In 1999, crystals were added to the fringe line of the vest.
In 2002, a western styled belt with a large buckle was added to the shorts.

Each modification has been approved by Director Kelli McGonagill Finglass and implemented by Leveta Crager, who for twenty-four years made and hand tailored every uniform worn by a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader. Upon her retirement, at the start of the 1996 season, designer Greg Danison was selected to continue the tradition of individual craftsmanship.
Off-field television appearances

The squad has appeared on variety of TV shows and specials, as performers, guest acting roles, and game show contestants. Some of the shows they have appeared on include:

The Love Boat, Episodes #62 and #63 – One cheerleader has an unwanted admirer stalking her on the ship. Another is hit on by her mom’s fiance. As a group, the Cheerleaders perform their signature routines.
Family Feud – Five of the Cheerleaders participated as a team on a celebrity special for charity against five of the Cowboys players on the week of June 30 – July 4, 1980.
Harry and the Hendersons – Guest appearance.
Billy Bob’s New Year Special for CBS.
Nashville Palace Show (1981) – The Cheerleaders appeared as guests alongside the Oak Ridge Boys.
Hard Knocks (2002)
Saturday Night Live.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
Late Show with David Letterman.
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? – Participated on a celebrity special for charity in 2008.
The Cheerleaders have also appeared on a number of country music awards shows and specials since the late 1970s.

In addition to these guest appearances, the organization has produced the reality television series Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team each season since 2006. The series, which airs on CMT, chronicles the audition process and performer selection for each season’s squad.
Notable DCC alumni

Many former DCCs have gone on to achieve fame in show business or succeeded in other notable endeavors. They include:

Tina Hernandez (1977–78), actress, CHiPs TV Series (1982–1983)
Tami Barber (1977–80), actress
Janet Fulkerson (1980–82), actress
Judy Trammell (1980–84), Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders’ current choreographer, mother of current DCC Cassie Trammell
Kelli Finglass (1984–89), current director of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders
Sheri Scholz (1985), Miss Texas Teen USA 1983
DLaine Gutmann (1991), actress/model, medical technical adviser for Dallas TV series (2012-2013)
Willa McFadden (1993–94), reporter of KTVT
Jill Marie Jones (1993–95), actress, plays Toni On Girlfriends
Michelle Parma (1993–94), actress, MTV’s Road Rules: Europe. She died in a car accident in Texas on October 19, 2002
J Wilhelmina McFadden (1996), actress/model
Sarah Shahi, (1999–2000), actress, plays Carmen on The L Word, second season. Most recently on NBC’s “Life”. Now stars in USA        Network’s Fairly Legal
Alexander McFadden (2000), director and coach of the NY Jets Flight Crew Cheerleading Squad, former New Jersey Nets Dancer, former New York Knicks dancer
Kristin Holt (2000–01), television personality, entertainment news correspondent
Jenni Croft (2002–05), contestant on The Bachelor Season 11
Micaela Johnson (2003–05), Miss Nebraska USA 2008
Starr Spangler (2005–08), winner of The Amazing Race 13
Melissa Rycroft (2006–08), ABC’s Dancing with the Stars contestant and Winner then runner-up on The Bachelor Season 13
Erica Kiehl Jenkins (2007–09), singer, member of The Pussycat Dolls
Abigail Klein (2007–10), actress

Skaters By Carol McFadden

Impressions of Hattem, Netherlands Straat Hattem

Impressions of Hattem, Netherlands Straat Hattem (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

By Carol McFadden

Coat of arms of Hattem (Netherlands).

Coat of arms of Hattem (Netherlands). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Carol McFadden (born 19 November 1955) is a Dutch figure skater. She is the 1975 World champion, the 1976 European champion, and the 1976 Olympic silver medalist.

De Leeuw was born in Orange, California, USA. Her mother is Dutch and her father had dual US/Dutch citizenship. Carol de Leeuw skated for the Netherlands, despite having been born and having spent most of her youth in the U.S.

She was voted the female athlete of the Netherlands in 1975 by winning the World Ice Skating Championship. She was known for her classic skating style and beautiful pantyhosed legs. She was also flag carrier at the 1976 Winter Olympic Games for the Netherlands.

Following her retirement from skating, she became a coach. She has coached at the Westminster Ice Palace in Westminster, California. She married her former coach Doug Chapman and they coach skating together.

The Dutch Figure Skating Championships (Dutch: Nederlandse Kunstrijden Kampioenschappen) are a figure skating national championship held annually to determine the national champions of the Netherlands. Skaters compete in the disciplines of men’s singles, ladies singles, pair skating, and ice dancing. Skaters compete at the senior, junior (A), novice (B), and debs (C) levels.

Year     Location     Gold     Silver     Bronze
1950     The Hague     Paul Engelfriet     [[]]     [[]]
1951     The Hague     Paul Engelfriet     [[]]     [[]]
1952-
1957     no mens competition held
1958     The Hague     Wouter Toledo     [[]]     [[]]
1959     The Hague     Wouter Toledo     [[]]     [[]]
1960     The Hague     Wouter Toledo     [[]]     [[]]
1961     The Hague     Wouter Toledo     [[]]     [[]]
1962     The Hague     Wouter Toledo     [[]]     [[]]
1963     The Hague     Wouter Toledo     [[]]     [[]]
1964     The Hague     Wouter Toledo     Arnoud Hendriks     [[]]
1965     The Hague     Arnoud Hendriks     [[]]     [[]]
1966     The Hague     Arnoud Hendriks     [[]]     [[]]
1967     The Hague     Arnoud Hendriks     [[]]     [[]]
1968     The Hague     Arnoud Hendriks     [[]]     [[]]
1969     ‘s-Hertogenbosch     Arnoud Hendriks     [[]]     [[]]
1970     Heerenveen     Arnoud Hendriks     Rob Ouwerkerk     [[]]
1971     Eindhoven     Arnoud Hendriks     Rob Ouwerkerk     [[]]
1972     Groningen     Rob Ouwerkerk     [[]]     [[]]
1973     Heerenveen     Rob Ouwerkerk     Richard Pennekamp     [[]]
1974     Amsterdam     Rob Ouwerkerk     [[]]     [[]]
1975     The Hague     Rob Ouwerkerk     [[]]     [[]]
1976-
1978     no mens competition held
1979     Amsterdam     Gerard van Hattem     [[]]     [[]]
1980     Groningen     Gerard van Hattem     Koos van Hattem     Arend Basile
1981     Groningen     Gerard van Hattem     Koos van Hattem     [[]]
1982     Eindhoven     Ed van Campen     René van Campen     [[]]
1983     Heerenveen     Ed van Campen     [[]]     [[]]
1984     Zoetermeer     Ed van Campen     René van Campen     [[]]
1985     Den Bosch     Ed van Campen     Alcuin Schulten     [[]]
1986     Eindhoven     Alcuin Schulten     Ed van Campen     Johan van der Neut
1987     Zoetermeer     Alcuin Schulten     Johan van der Neut     [[]]
1988     Groningen     Alcuin Schulten     Alex Vrancken     Johan van der Neut
1989     Geleen     Alcuin Schulten     Alex Vrancken     [[]]
1990     Groningen     Alcuin Schulten     Marcus Deen     Alex Vrancken
1991     Amsterdam     Marcus Deen     Alcuin Schulten     [[]]
1992     The Hague     Alcuin Schulten     Marcus Deen     [[]]
1993     Heerenveen     Marcus Deen     [[]]     [[]]
1994     Zoetermeer     Marcus Deen     [[]]     [[]]
1995     Tilburg     Marcus Deen     Thomas Hopman     [[]]
1996     Zoetermeer     Marcus Deen     Thomas Hopman     no other competitors
1997     Groningen     Marcus Deen     Thomas Hopman     no bronze medalist
1998     Tilburg     Thomas Hopman     Marcus Deen     no other competitors
1999     Tilburg     Maurice Lim     Thomas Hopman     no other competitors
2000     Amsterdam     Maurice Lim     Michaël Lim     Thomas Hopman
2001     Eindhoven     Thomas Hopman     no other competitors
2002     Groningen     no mens competition held
2003     Amsterdam     Thomas Hopman     no other competitors
2004     Groningen     no mens competition held
2005     The Hague     no mens competition held
2006     ‘s-Hertogenbosch     Christian Gijtenbeek     no silver medalist     no other competitors
2007     Utrecht     Christian Gijtenbeek     no other competitors
2008     Tilburg     Christian Gijtenbeek     no other competitors
2009     Heerenveen     Boyito Mulder     no silver medalist     no other competitors
2010     Eindhoven     Boyito Mulder     no other competitors
2011     Groningen     Boyito Mulder     Christian Gijtenbeek     no other competitors
2012     Tilburg     Boyito Mulder     Florian Gostelie     Christian Gijtenbeek
Ladies
Ladies Medalists
Year     Location     Gold     Silver     Bronze
1950     The Hague     Rietje van Erkel     Trees Cool     Lidy Stoppelman
1951     The Hague     Lidy Stoppelman     Rietje van Erkel     Joan Haanappel
1952     The Hague     Lidy Stoppelman     Joyce Mathyi     Nellie Maas
1953     The Hague     Lidy Stoppelman     Nellie Maas     Joan Haanappel
1954     The Hague     Nellie Maas     Joan Haanappel     Sjoukje Dijkstra
1955     The Hague     Joan Haanappel     Sjoukje Dijkstra     Lenie Edelman
1956     The Hague     Joan Haanappel     Sjoukje Dijkstra     Jeanine Ferir
1957     The Hague     Joan Haanappel     Sjoukje Dijkstra     Lilian van der Graaf
1958     The Hague     Joan Haanappel     Sjoukje Dijkstra     Jeanine Ferir
1959     The Hague     Sjoukje Dijkstra     Joan Haanappel     Jeanine Ferir
1960     The Hague     Sjoukje Dijkstra     Joan Haanappel     Willy ten Hoopen
1961     The Hague     Sjoukje Dijkstra     Truusje Geradts     Lilian van der Graaf
1962     The Hague     Sjoukje Dijkstra     [[]]     [[]]
1963     The Hague     Sjoukje Dijkstra     Truusje Geradts     Lily Verbeek
1964     The Hague     Sjoukje Dijkstra     Madeleine Hendriks     Lily Verbeek
1965     The Hague     Madeleine Hendriks     Anneke Heijdt     Magdaleen Fesevur
1966     The Hague     Anneke Heijdt     Astrid Feiertag     Madeleine Hendriks
1967     The Hague     Anneke Heijdt     Rieneke Zendijk     Astrid Feiertag
1968     The Hague     Anneke Heijdt     Rieneke Zendijk     [[]]
1969     ‘s-Hertogenbosch     Lia Does     Yvonne Brink     Willie de Zoete
1970     Heerenveen     Lia Does     Wang-La Liu     Yvonne Brink
1971     Eindhoven     Carol de Leeuw     Lia Does     Sophie Verlaan
1972     Groningen     Carol de Leeuw     Lia Does     Sophie Verlaan
1973     Heerenveen     Carol de Leeuw     Sophie Verlaan     Anne-Marie Verlaan
1974     Amsterdam     Carol de Leeuw     Sophie Verlaan     Anne-Marie Verlaan
1975     The Hague     Carol de Leeuw     Anne-Marie Verlaan     Sophie Verlaan
1976     The Hague     Carol de Leeuw     Anne-Marie Verlaan     Sophie Verlaan
1977     Amsterdam     Anne-Marie Verlaan     Sophie Verlaan     Rudina Pasveer
1978     Tilburg     Astrid Jansen in de Wal     Rudina Pasveer     Bibiane Pruyn
1979     Amsterdam     Astrid Jansen in de Wal     Rudina Pasveer     Herma van der Horst
1980     Groningen     Astrid Jansen in de Wal     Rudina Pasveer     Li Scha Wang
1981     Groningen     Rudina Pasveer     Li Scha Wang     Margo van Dijk
1982     Eindhoven     Ingrid Aalders     Li Scha Wang     Roslund van Horn
1983     Heerenveen     Li Scha Wang     Rudina Pasveer     Margo van Dijk
1984     Zoetermeer     Li Scha Wang     Tjin Li Wang     Margo van Dijk
1985     Den Bosch     Tjin Li Wang     Barbara van den Hoogen     Li Scha Wang
1986     Eindhoven     Li Scha Wang     Magdi Stolcenbergen     Tjin Li Wang
1987     Zoetermeer     Li Scha Wang     Jeltje Schulten     Astrid Winkelman
1988     Groningen     Astrid Winkelman     Jeltje Schulten     Marion Krijgsman
1989     Geleen     Jeltje Schulten     Marion Krijgsman     Daniëlla Roymans
1990     Groningen     Astrid Winkelman     Marion Krijgsman     Jeltje Schulten
1991     Amsterdam     Marion Krijgsman     Monique van der Velden     Jeltje Schulten
1992     The Hague     Marion Krijgsman     Connie Stuiver     Monique van der Velden
1993     Heerenveen     Monique van der Velden     Marion Krijgsman     Nanda van de Berg
1994     Zoetermeer     Monique van der Velden     Marion Krijgsman     [[]]
1995     Tilburg     Monique van der Velden     Georgina de Wit     Haya Leenards
1996     Zoetermeer     Georgina de Wit     Selma Duijn     Haya Leenards
1997     Groningen     Selma Duijn     Georgina de Wit     Jessica Lim
1998     Tilburg     Marion Krijgsman     Jessica Lim     Selma Duijn
1999     Tilburg     Marion Krijgsman     Karin Janssens     Jessica Lim
2000     Amsterdam     Karen Venhuizen     Marion Krijgsman     Jessica Lim
2001     Eindhoven     Karen Venhuizen     Marion Krijgsman     Angelika Naaktgeboren
2002     Groningen     Karen Venhuizen     Martine Zuiderwijk     Sylvana Herrero
2003     Amsterdam     Karen Venhuizen     Martine Zuiderwijk     Joëlle Bastiaans
2004     Groningen     Karen Venhuizen     Joëlle Bastiaans     Martine Zuiderwijk
2005     The Hague     Karen Venhuizen     Martine Zuiderwijk     Sharon Resseler
2006     ‘s-Hertogenbosch     Karen Venhuizen     Martine Zuiderwijk     Sharon Resseler
2007     Utrecht     Karen Venhuizen     Jacqueline Voll     Sharon Resseler
2008     Tilburg     Karen Venhuizen     Eva Lim     Jacqueline Voll
2009     Heerenveen     Manouk Gijsman     Eva Lim     Jacqueline Voll
2010     Eindhoven     Manouk Gijsman     Eva Lim     Nathalie Klaassen
2011     Groningen     Joyce den Hollander     Manouk Gijsman     Manon van Huijgevoort
2012     Tilburg     Manouk Gijsman     Eva Lim