Hugh Forgie

Hugh Forgie Not only did Forgie hold the title of World’s Professional Badminton Champion for 11 consecutive years, but in addition to being an athlete he was a performer. He created a unique badminton on ice comedy show and shared his routine with the world. Forgie performed with the Harlem Globetrotters, at Moulin Rouge, with the Ringling Brothers Circus, and with the Ice Capades.

Memorabilia

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    Hugh Forgie branded shuttlecocks in a tube, designed for tournament play

    Hugh Forgie branded shuttlecocks in a tube, designed for tournament play. Forgie was a winning international star athlete who also designed a range of badminton items and lessons for avid badminton fans.

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    Personal model Hugh Forgie designed badminton racquet

    Personal model Hugh Forgie designed badminton racquet. People respected the 11 year World’s Professional Badminton Champion and wanted to learn from the best. Beyond manufacturing racquets, Forgie starred in teaching videos and wrote the book “You Can Play Badminton” in 1941.