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The Bouncing Basque
June 14, 2012 9:01 PM   Subscribe

How Jean Borotra won 19 Grand Slams, escaped a Nazi prison, and stole a Davis Cup.
posted by Chrysostom (3 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite

 
Check out this picture. Between the beret and the bizarre backwards flying leap, it's hard for me to see a brilliant tennis player and not a mime acting out a scene from Street Fighter II.
posted by justsomebodythatyouusedtoknow at 11:00 PM on June 14, 2012


That was a great read, thank you!
posted by jokeefe at 1:25 PM on June 15, 2012


Unimaginable!
posted by Meatafoecure at 9:56 AM on June 16, 2012


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