Here's the first in a series of articles which will enhance your knowledge of high tech bowling balls. I thought I would be able to get everything into a single article; but, it just kept getting longer and longer and longer. I was forced to break it up into more readable and understandable "snippets." This will be a good trip because I am learning a lot more than what I thought I knew from the research I'm doing about this subject. As the saying goes, "it is not the destination that matters, but, the journey."
I Don't Understand My Bowling Ball!
It used to be "so simple" in the 1960's. There were four manufacturers of rubber bowling balls, you threw a full roller or semi-roller, and depending on the top weight and where it was in the ball, your finger holes were drilled up or down from, and left or right of, that top weight indicator.
-I am now a member of the Bowling Writer's Association of America (BWAA).
-Kelly Kulick continues to pile up honors and awards as she is once again the BWAA Kegel Bowler of the Month beating out such stars as Diandra Asbaty and David Ozio.
-The USBC has announced its primary mission is to increase the awareness of bowling as a sport. Three stated goals within that mission are: increase USBC youth membership, increase the number of USBC bowlers participating in bowling as a sport, and increase the number of people who recognize or perceive bowling as a sport.
-The deadline for entering the 2nd Annual "Show-and-Tell" art and photo contest is August 1 if you want to get your entries in.
-Ellen McKillip, Bloomingdale, NY, bowled a 240 game to enter the USBC record books. It is the highest score by a woman over the age of 90. Ellen is 92.
-Thanks to Tammy4610 and ddb13 for their recent posts on the bowling forum. It is much appreciated because it gave me ideas for future articles.
As always, please pass this message along to family and friends, even if they don't bowl because there is a ton of information at bellaonline.
A Hui Hou (See you again),
Clyde Higa, Bowling Editor, http://Bowling.bellaonline.com