Vivid imagination and ability to see beyond ordinary – is what takes curious mind to the World of Fun!
Both Wham-O founders, Arthur “Spud” Mellin and Richard Knerr, were USC graduates. Go Trojans!
The best friends named the company after the sound their first product, a slingshot, made when it hit its target.
Frisbee or Pluto Platter? Inspired by the countrywide obsession with the UFO phenomena, Wham-O founders named the most popular Flying disc as a Pluto Platter™ Putt Putt. However, a year later either being influenced by the comic strip called “Mr. Frisbie” or by the Frisbie Pie Co. tins, or by both – brand name Frisbee® was introduced.
Australian kids, who were exercising with bamboo rings inspired for the creation of the modern Hula Hoop
Superball® was created by a chemical engineer by an incident
The NFL named the Super Bowl games after Superball®
“Air Blaster” (1965), which could blow out a candle at 20 feet