William Boeing was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Marie M. Ortmann, from Vienna, Austria, and Wilhelm Böing (1846–1890) from Hohenlimburg, Germany. Wilhelm Böing emigrated to the United States in 1868 and initially worked as a laborer. His move to America was disliked by his father and he received no financial support.
August 17–20: 2017 European Junior and U23 Canoe Slalom Championships in Hagen-Hohenlimburg. The Czech Republic won both the gold and overall medal tallies. September 27 – October 1: 2017 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Pau. The Czech Republic won both the gold and overall medal tallies. 2017 Canoe Slalom World Cup