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  1. Bobbowl

    Bobbowl Eating weights and lifting steaks Gold

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    As many of you know I am a quad amputee. Due to complications from pneumonia I lost my hands and my legs almost a year ago today. It was my goal to once again Bowl and today I accomplished that. I didn't use any handicapped ramps or other devices to accommodate me other than my artificial legs. I have included the following two videos the first one is my very first ball and the last one is after 3 games of bowling. I'm very sore but I accomplished it. I've said it before and I'll say it again you guys are like family and wanted to share it with you. Feel free to pass it on.



     
  2. Walygatr

    Walygatr Well-Known Member

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    Congrats dude! It's amazing what you have accomplished!
     
  3. Slow

    Slow All The Pieces Matter DawgShed News

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    It is nice to take a break from the serious subjects of reps and message board elections to see a light hearted feel good story.

    Keep up the good work bob
     
  4. DaTenses

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    Right on man, I'm happy for ya.
     
  5. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian VIP Gold

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    I have a family member who is an amputee, I know how hard it is, GOOD FOR YOU
     
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    lilbuddy67 A man with breath-taking anger management issues Banned User

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    You throw like a girl amputee.
     
  7. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian VIP Gold

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    ...I have my hands, and legs, and can't bowl for shit
     
  8. knuckle_hedd

    knuckle_hedd loving life!

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    you sir are an inspiration to anybody who feels that they can't accomplish their goals...or those who complain about their lives but take for granted the fact that some people have it much worse...congratulations on your accomplishment and i hope you have many more as a result of your hard work and determination..
     
  9. meanredhed

    meanredhed Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    You are awesome!!!! What a great feeling that must have been for you! Way to go!! :yay:

    You also bowl better than me.
     
  10. Caffeinated

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    Thank you so much for sharing this.

    You are an inspiration. I'm sorry you're going through a rough patch, but please know you have my support and utmost respect.
     
  11. Zendriveseven

    Zendriveseven Well-Known Member

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    Your first throw on the second video was right in the pocket! Robbed! I'm truly amazed at your ability. Keep it up, brother!
     
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    ClintDagger World's #2 Ranked Poster - Exec VP Larry, Inc VIP

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    Well done.
     
  13. Stretch5000

    Stretch5000 Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations Broseph! Keep it up and one day you might be as good as Scott The Engineer! :p;)

    Complications from pneumonia? JFC!
     
  14. Bobbowl

    Bobbowl Eating weights and lifting steaks Gold

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    You guys are awesome. All the warm feelings.... who would have thunk it on a stern forum. Thanks!
     
  15. hidden dragon

    hidden dragon the princess of darkness Staff Member

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    :yay:

    You play very well. I play horribly. I suck at bowling.
     
  16. Bobbowl

    Bobbowl Eating weights and lifting steaks Gold

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    Not to toot my own horn but i was better than Scott when i was a teen. I've been bowling since i was 2. I have 13 perfect 300 games and my high series is 836.

    Enough with the bragging, sorry.
     
  17. Stretch5000

    Stretch5000 Well-Known Member

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    Nah, fuck it, brag away! 13 perfect games is impressive to me. Lot of time to add to that.
     
  18. Skipnoid

    Skipnoid Lick Me!

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    That's awesome Bob!
    Congrats!
    I don't bowl, but my first job out of HS was resurfacing bowling alleys. That was hard work. But those things were perfectly flat when we were done.
     
  19. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    Awesome! You rock Bob! Plus, you bowl WAY better than me. Keep rocking life, brother!
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    Screw it, keep bragging! If you rock something....brag! :)