The sound of a bowling ball spiraling into a strike is one of my favorite. To me, it invokes a feeling of accomplishment. Myself, I was on a bowling team for 6 years. Bowling is a positive way to exercise and be focused as a team. History of Bowling At 7,000 years old, bowling originally started in Egypt. Interestingly enough, a bowling ball and pins were found buried in an Egyptian child’s grave. Flash forward to the mid-1800s and bowling was all the rave in the United States. New York housed the first indoor bowling lanes, using 9 pins instead of the now-a-day 10 pins. The American Bowling Conference (ABC) was founded for men only in 1895, whereas the WIBC for women came to be in 1916 (www. hanoverhornets.org). Bowling has been also called kegling, nine pins, and skittles. The word “bowl” came from “bubble” originally. Bowling can be either indoors or outdoors. …
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