My husband's role was to bring to Europeans his love and knowledge of the game, at which he was once one of the best. He should not be degraded with a comparison to a "creaky 16th-century windmill." Bert went to the Netherlands with a bunch of fine young men, not a bunch of scrubs as stated in your article.
This could have been a wonderful story, capturing the truth of a victorious trip. Instead, it was cynical and unjust to the many people who worked so hard to make the trip the success that it was.
Villa Park, Calif.