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High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1976, High Point, North CarolinaNew York a Peggy Fleming says she won t try to push her first child expected in five months into the glamorous life of show business. Whether it s a boy or a girl i won t attempt to in. Fluence him or her in any the former olympic figure skating Champion said. I will try to introduce my child to everything. Whatever he or she shows enthusiasm for i will lend my encouragement. I Don t care whether my child becomes an olympic Cham Pion or famous. I Only want him or her to be Happy or 4c High Point Enterprise wednesday september 1, 1976 camping bicycling top sports new York a ski ing and Tennis Are the two fastest growing sports among teenage boys but camping and bicycling Are still the most popular according to a study released today by a National Magazine. The report prepared for boy s life surveyed boys in the i0-to-l7 age bracket who subscribe to that Magazine. The study examined the participation in 28 sports As Well As the an Nual spending in each. The report showed that participation was up 30 per cent in skiing and 23 per cent in Tennis for boys since a similar study was done in 1973. Sports that showed a decline in participants were baseball Down 2r per cent Bowling 11 per cent Basket Ball 10 per cent and foot Ball 9 per cent. The most popular sports among the boys surveyed were camping and bicycling each with 94 per cent participation. Following those activities were swimming and water sports 87 per cent fishing 82 per cent football 74 per cent Basket Ball 72 per cent baseball 71 per cent Tennis 49 per cent shooting 42 per cent Bowling 42 per cent physical fitness 42 per cent boating 41 per cent roller skating 36 per cent Badminton 33 per cent ice skating 32 per cent Ping Pong. 32 per cent Hunting 31 per cent softball 31 per cent Archery 29 per cent soccer 28 per cent billiards 24 per cent Golf 23 per cent motorcycling or motor biking 22 per cent volleyball 20 per cent skiing 18 per cent Street hockey 11 per cent ice hockey 10 per cent and Lacrosse 1 per cent. The study estimated that the Magazine s 4 million male readers in the Lo-to-17 age bracket spend million on sports equipment annually. That s an average of about each. Saay Kepi Erncr i Peggy Fleming won t push child As skater Peggy Fleming expecting soon Peggy left for san fran Cisco today after completing a series of shows with holi bum7 stays Cool despite Oiler woes Houston a this has been the Houston oilers preseason of discontent. Coach . Bum Phillips who directed the oilers to a Well orchestrated 10-4 record in the National football league last season has not had the luxury of a trouble free training Camp this year. Injuries and losses have mounted simultaneously a Trade for running Back Altie Taylor did not come off smoothly and then there was the publicized scuffle Between defensive end Tody Smith and linebacker Gregg Bingham. You d think by now going into saturday s preseason finale against Dallas with an 0-5 record that the easy going Phillips would be ready to take tweezers in hand and pull out each hair on his Flat lop hair style. But losing control is not the Phillips style. Phillips says Taylor who failed to report earlier because of mental exhaustion is due out of a Detroit Hospital today and if he gets Here in time will play against the cowboys. Phillips in his easy going tobacco chewing Domino playing approach says the injury situation is improving and As for the Smith Bingham scuffle Well train ing Camp fights Are a dime a dozen. Day on ice at Madison Square Garden and taping a fall television special to be shown by lbs sometime in october. This is my sixth special for lbs and my third with Andy she said. I really enjoyed doing Peggy made her professional skating debut with Singer Andy Williams after winning the olympic Gold medal in Grenoble France in 1968, and she paired with Williams in a show shot in Switzerland in 1972. She swept through her routines although four months pregnant. Some people Are horrified that i would do she said they Don t realize the new medical theories regarding pregnant mothers. Doctors recommend exercise. I m not Overly fond of exercising in a gym. I can achieve the same results by figure skating More glamorous and i get paid for Hunters notice Dove season opens saturday 1976-77 . Hunting License Are now available. Your old License expired july 31. 134 South 885-2950 i 6 Peggy s husband is or. Gregory Jenkins a dermatologist whom she married in 1968 while he was getting his medical degree at the University of Texas. Both of them now enjoy a life of anonymity in their modest ranch House on a Ivy acre plot in Northern califor Nia where Jenkins is just getting established with his practice. Both of us like the dabble around the she said. We have a vegetable Gar Den. We play Tennis with friends. We Don t belong to an exclusive country club. We have just taken up Fly fishing. Greg loves Peggy a strikingly Beautiful woman of 28 with Long Black hair and Green eyes said she never resented the rigorous training and discipline she had to undergo to become the world s greatest figure skater. Daughter of a los Angeles Pressman she began ice skating when she was seven years old. She was winning championships at the age of 15. She was 19 when she won the olympic Gold. Hart Marx selected styles suit Sale 6995 12995 regular 120" suits regular 210" suits regular suits 149 95 other famous Brand suits Reg. Keg. Leisure suits regular 39 95 regular 95 selection Long and Short sleeve dress shirts Price clothing stores downtown High Point i never regretted a minute of she said. It has been an interesting life. And i plan to continue skating my the baby is born. Really i Don t enjoy travelling. I detest packing and living in hotels and peo ple prying into my every move but i realize some things Are necessary. Do i regret having not had a Normal life what is a Normal life nobody really has a Normal life. Yes i got up some Days at 5 o clock in the morning to skate. 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