1962 – Don Delmonico (?)

Don Delmonico, from Miami FL, a US Nationals individual and team Champion from 1959, his son Dan, and Art Pinder teamed up in 1983 for one last Nationals competition. The three slingers again out-shot all the speargun teams for first place team, and Don won his second individual championship at age 49, while Art was 54. Don also won the Athlete of the Year Award in 1962. Don Delmonico became second the America to win a World Spearfishing Championship individual, with 3rd place in Italy, 1960. Don won World Team Championships in 1959, 1960 & 1961.