April 02, 1956 | Harry Phillips
During April and
May many of you may notice in the windows of your favorite department stores
enlarged reproductions of some of the people and places you have already seen
in SPORTS ILLUSTRATED—divers at Acapulco,...
February 13, 1956
Right off a Mexican peasant's back, it has been embellished by California designers to become spring's hottest merchandise
December 12, 1955 | Horace Sutton
December 12, 1955
Among the greatest practitioners of an electrifying sport are La Quebrada's high divers, who leap for a tourists' floor show
March 28, 1955
The combers that crash on the beach at Coyuca are just as translucent and beautiful as the surf at Acapulco, 15 miles away, but there is a difference—at Coyuca there are sharks. Makos, hammerheads and blacklips prowl...