Posts filed under: Ping Pong Diplomacy

Hoarfrost Fondly Recalls Barnstorming Tours As Teenage Prodigy

“By the time Judy (Bochenski) Hoarfrost was 15 years old she had been the youngest member of the historic USA Ping Pong Diplomacy team that opened the door and relations... Read More

Ping-pong diplomacy and US-China relations: the game and the players that changed the course of history

Judy Bochenski was involved in one of the most astonishing geopolitical games in the world Then 15 years old, the American table tennis star’s 1971 trip to China would help... Read More

USA Table Tennis & Houston Bid for 2021 WTTC

6 April 2019 – World Table Tennis Day ITTF National Table Tennis Associations Presidents and Secretaries General Dear President, Dear Secretary General, Dear Friends, In celebration of this year’s World... Read More

How Oregon’s 15-year-old table-tennis star Judy Bochenski thawed the Cold War in 1971

-fba080da0d5fc1b3 How Oregon's 15-year-old table-tennis star Judy Bochenski thawed the Cold War in 1971: The announcement of the impending trip made front-page... Read More