October 21st – Drop the puck

Game on!

What do you get with cold steel, moulded plastic, and a $2 coin?

The answer is smiles. There’s no way you can disappoint with a fully functioning air hockey table (take note Ranch Hotel!).

The game of Air Hockey has origins back to 1969, however it wasn’t completed until 1972 until a final product was created when Bob Lemieux.

The name Lemieux and iconic ice hockey moments are seemingly inseparable.

More importantly, the first World Championships were held in 1978, and have been running annually since.

Even more significantly, they have been dominated by the USA, with an American claiming the World Air Hockey World Championship every year until 1999, when Venezuelan José Mora and compatriot Pedro Otero claimed the World Title and Runner-Up respectively.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s