In a family garage in Pasadena, two USC graduates, Richard Knerr and Arthur “Spud” Melin have started their own small company, called “WHAM-O Mfg. Co.”
The Frisbee® was born.
On this day in 1957, machines at the Wham-O roll out the first batch of their aerodynamic plastic discs–now known to millions of fans all over the world as Frisbees.
Amazing Action – Defies Gravity!
Wham-O introduces its infamous hip-swiveling toy Hula Hoop!
Easy Fun! Just Run and Slide a Mile!
Wham-O launched Slip ‘N Slide – water slide that changed our summer fun forever!
Superball made its first Big Bounce into the world!
FirstFrisbee Golf Tournament took place in California
On July 7, 1971, the bodyboard was born. Tom Morey trademarked the name and placed his first ad in the surf magazine.
Wham-Ostarts new lifestyle fad called Hacky Sack
Hula Hoop was inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame
StallionSport Ltd and InterSport Corp have acquired the global rights to Wham-O
The story goes on!
Wham-O continues enhancing its innovation and originality to create games that you can’t wait to play!
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