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Keeping the Tradition of the Soap Box Derby Alivei
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June 22, 2013 12:16 PM
The first All-American Soap Box Derby was held in the U.S. state of Ohio in the early 1930s. Since then, millions of children have gotten behind the wheel of a home-made, motor-less (gravity powered) car as it races downhill. And for many, the sport has become a family tradition with multiple generations getting involved. VOA’s June Soh introduces us to one of those families. Amy Katz narrates.

Keeping the Tradition of the Soap Box Derby Alive

Published June 22, 2013

The first All-American Soap Box Derby was held in the U.S. state of Ohio in the early 1930s. Since then, millions of children have gotten behind the wheel of a home-made, motor-less (gravity powered) car as it races downhill. And for many, the sport has become a family tradition with multiple generations getting involved. VOA’s June Soh introduces us to one of those families. Amy Katz narrates.


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