Monthly Archives: September 2013

On Stage, Japanese Shuffler Toshio Kohda.

My name is Toshio Kohda. This is my fifth year since I started shuffleboard.  I was trained strictly but kindly by the members. Thanks to that, I could win the championship at the Kosai Cup held in April this year. … Continue reading

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On Stage, German Shuffler Birgitt Hussmann!!

Birgitt Hussmann (52, lives in Langenselbold, housewife), founding member and treasurer of the GSA, German Champion 2009, has competed in 5 ISA events since 2006, 3 times best female national finisher, 2 times Captain of the German Team, elected as … Continue reading

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On Stage, Japanese Shuffler Masaru Takagi.

Masaru Takagi is 73 years old and born in Tokyo. However, he soon had to go to Iwaki, Fukushima prefecture which is his mother’s hometown because of the war. He grew up there till 10 years old. He had various … Continue reading

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32nd ISA “Pre Event” Weekend Schedule!!

The 32nd ISA World Championship event begins formally on Monday, October 21st at 08:30, at the Mirror Lake, St Petersburg Facility, 559 Mirror Lake Drive North, St Petersburg, FL 33701.  However; we do have some engaging and interesting items planned for … Continue reading

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On Stage, Japanese Shufflers Morio Yokosawa and Shoji Suzuki

I will introduce a man to you who was attracted to shuffleboard a few years ago. His name is “Morio Yokosawa”, 71 years old. He lives in Yokohama in Japan. His occupation is a career consultant. He has lectured in … Continue reading

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On Stage, German Shuffler Sebastian Runge

Sebastian Runge (54, lives in Meerbusch, government building officer), founding member of the GSA and 3 times German Champion, has competed in all 7 ISA events since 2006, 5 times best national finisher, ISA Sportsmanship Award 2007, Asst. Captain of … Continue reading

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Shuffleboard in Brooklyn, Brooklyn New York that is!

It is not news to most of our readers that Jonathan Schnapp and Ashley Albert continue to be actively engaged in their project to “Bring Back Shuffleboard to Brooklyn” .  We have ran several articles during the past 18 months.  However; … Continue reading

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“Last One For A While”! Report 11 by Howard.

Howdy, friends, neighbors and all the world everywhere.    It is some sad task to let you know that the cancer  is deeply within my brain, chunkin away of some mighty critical cells, which it turn causes me some higher levels … Continue reading

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On Stage Japanese Shufflers Junji Ejiri and Kazunari Hatanaka!

Name:   Junji Ejiri: Born on Oct. 30th 1947 (age: 65) and a resident of Yokohama in Japan.  Currently retired; previously had worked for an advertising agency in charge of marketing for Toyota. Shuffleboard Experience:  2 years. This is the first time … Continue reading

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On Stage German Shufflers Oliver and Regina Schwarten!

Oliver Schwarten (40, lives in Meerbusch, software developer), webmaster of the GSA and ISA website, has competed in 3 ISA events since 2007, ISA Sportsmanship Award 2008. We have added a pic of Oliver receiving the Sportsmanship Award in Coolangatta, … Continue reading

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