Category Archives: Games

IKAN Have Fun Bowling League – 2017 Quarter 2 – RESULTS!

With the end of June upon us, we are awaiting the second quarter results (Q2: April-June 2017) of our “IKAN Have Fun Bowling League” where wheelchair users (and friends or family bowling with them) can compete from anywhere in the … Continue reading

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Two IKAN Bowler® Users Enter the 200 Club Nine Days Apart

Jesse Collens and Zak Schmoll have not met, and yet they have an interesting connection. They are both wheelchair users who recently joined the “200 Club” for dynamic wheelchair bowling with an IKAN Bowler®. But how they did so is … Continue reading

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Quadriplegic misses bowling 300 game by one frame… sort of!

Okay, technically the title of this blog is true. I am a quadriplegic, and I missed bowling a perfect 300 game by two pins in the ninth frame, and wound up with a 264 and 11 strikes. Wait, what? That … Continue reading

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Yet Another New Bowling Record for Wheelchair Users Driving by Head Array

Mike Murach has done it again! :-) Bowling with family and friends recently, Mike literally rolled to a 190 in his second game. In his email to me with the good news, he pointed out the disparity between his first … Continue reading

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Another New Bowling Record for Wheelchair Users Driving by Head Array

Mike Murach has upped the record he set in February, and I have a feeling he is not done! (Big smile) For now, the bowling record for a wheelchair user driving by head array is 182. You can see his scoresheet … Continue reading

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Vent-Dependent Quadriplegic Bowls 21st 200+ Game

Many wheelchair users are not aware that a relatively new device exists that enables even people paralyzed from the neck down (like me) to bowl in a way that mimics the able-bodied bowling process.  The IKAN (“I can”) Bowler® attaches … Continue reading

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Man Paralyzed for Over 31 Years Bowls a 209

My friend Aaron Parker bowled a 209 on March 23rd, 2013.  Many people have bowled that well before, but not many — if any — who have lived with paralysis for more than 31 years. Aaron has been a C7 … Continue reading

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