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The History Of Bowling - Sherilyn Elnnie

Bowling. A sport in which a heavy ball is rolled down along a narrow lane towards a group of objects known as pins, knocking them down to get points. But did you know how bowling was invented?

The existence of bowling has been traced back to ancient Egyptian time around 5,000 BC. The Egyptians rolled stones at various objects with the goal of knocking them over. Over time, various varieties of bowling emerged from the Ancient Egyptian game. Such as ten-pin bowling to nine-pin bowling, candle bowling, duck pin bowling and five-pin bowling.

Bowling also has its terminology of its own which participants in the sport are expected to know and understand. For example, if you knock down all of the pins with one bowled ball, it is a “strike”. On the other hand, a “spare” occurs if all of the pins are knocked down with two bowled balls. A split is when you leave a gap between the pins. These are just a couple of common terms heard regularly during bowling games.

This sport is very fun and relaxing. Unfortunately, there are a few minor risks involved. A bowling ball weighs up to 16 pounds. The motion of bowling along with the weight of the ball can cause your hand, arm, wrist and shoulder to strain. It can also strain the bowler’s back and legs. To avoid this from happening, a bowler must do proper stretching during warm ups and cooling down. This can reduce the stress and strain on our bodies.

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Sherilyn Elnnie is a chubby and cheerful friend. She has a little brother and she is the older sibling. She plays the piano and is in charge of playing it at church. She is also a cat person and loves cats so much. During trainings, she is always focused on how to do the bowling techniques so she does not repeat any mistakes during tournaments.

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