godfrey bowen

Personal details

Full Name:

  • Walter Godfrey Bowen


  • 13 Feb 19222 Jan 1994

Bowen helped establish sheep shearing as a legitimate sport and a form of entertainment. He was one of the inaugural inductees into the New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame in 1990.

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Events In History

  • Godfrey Bowen shearing a sheep, probably during his tour of New Zealand to demonstrate the ‘Bowen technique’.