Bowling

Awesome bowling shoes from designer Jeremy Scott

Some might argue that bowling isn’t exactly a workout, but these retro bowling boots from adidas  by American designer Jeremy Scott  are pretty awesome.  Though a pricey $350, they come complete with the old school size number on the back and a 70’s style wedge heel – one of the biggest trends in shoes in …

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Is Roller Derby ready to be an Olympic sport?

Roller Derby may in fact be part of future Olympic Games. Sadly, bowling isn’t yet ready for primetime. During the 123rd International Olympic Committee session in South Africa this week, IOC President Jacques Rogge announced that eight sports, including roller sports and sport climbing, will battle it out for a spot in the 2020 Olympics. …

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Female Faces in the Crowd

October 22, 2008 – If you’re not already familiar with Sports Illustrated “Faces in the Crowd” you should be. Each week, the magazine features six student-athletes from various sports. And guess what? In a media property not generally known for repping those with an xx chromosome, girls seem to get props equal to the guys. …

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89-year-old rolls toward a record – Charlotte event is bowler’s 61st trip to U.S. Championships

Dan Tierney/ dtierney@charlotteobserver.com May 23 2007 HUNTERSVILLE –As familiar sounds of crashing pins surround her, Mini Tvaska stops three steps from the foul line. With bowlers — some young enough to be her granddaughter — hurling balls down the lane, 89-year-old Tvaska walks to the line and almost politely releases hers. After Tvaska picks up …

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