Monthly Archives: August 2012

More on the history of the Perfect Record.

We have been running articles vis-a-vis the Perfect Record.  You may wish to see (review) In this article, Earl Ball in an article in 2009, carries out a comprehensive summary of those who have achieved this landmark.  I have added the pix … Continue reading

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Merit/Sportsmanship Award, Australia in 2008.

The 27th ISA World Championship was held in Coolangatta, Queensland, Australia.  Coolangatta is on Australia’s Gold Coast which has climate and topography not unlike Sochi Russia or Parts of Florida.  2008 was a landmark year for Shuffleboard in that it was … Continue reading

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Merit/Sportsmanship Award of 2007

In 2007 we find ourselves in Midland, Ontario, Canada for the 26th ISA World Championship.  This was the 2nd time the Sportsmanship Award was presented.  Before we provide you the link to the presentation, we will remind you that the … Continue reading

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Perfect Record; What is the Significance??

In the last article we told you about Norwegian Fridtjof Gjelseth earning a Perfect Record.  How common; how rare is this?  It is sufficiently uncommon as to attract a good deal of attention as it did in Seattle.  It is … Continue reading

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Young Norwegian Earns a Perfect Record!!

This young man, Fridtjof Gjelseth of Norway, played 9 games and won 9 games!  Fridtjof was a member of the United Nations Youth Team. No other player, man or woman, went the entire tournament without losing a game.   Our congratulations … Continue reading

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Merit/Sportsmanship Award of 2006

It was 2006 in Lakeside, Ohio on the occassion of the 25th Anniversary of the ISA that the very first Sportsmanship Award was presented by the Allen Family.  The link takes you to the actual posting made in The Shuffler (.org) … Continue reading

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Merit/Sportsmanship Award.

A most significant aspect of every Team Event is the awarding of the Merit Award, formerly known as the Sportsmanship Award. I am going to identify the recepients, including photos, but before I do I thought it would be interesting, … Continue reading

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General Announcements!

Tomorrow, August 25th, this Young Man will get a “New Shoulder”.  He shuffled well enough before > imagine how well he is going to perform with this enhancement!!  Here is Phil (Hill) performing in an earlier career!  > Circa 2005.   The … Continue reading

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Promoting Our Sport!! Only You Can Do It!!

This article, by yours truly, appeared to-day in the Renfrew, ON newspaper, The Renfrew Mercury.  I have included it the BLOG to remind every participant, in fact every Shuffler, to take the opportunity to tell others what a Great Game we … Continue reading

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News Flash From Coldwater, ON

Gary Pipher of the Coldwater Shuffleboard Club has sent along this news item.  NEWS FLASH FROM COLDWATER Carl Rogerson demonstrates his “driving skills” > among other things!! Stan McCormack.  2012 08 23.

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