Canada wins gold!

December 5, 2016 update: The Canadian men’s pair beat Malaysia 18-12 to win the final!
http://www.burnsidebowlingclub.com/Tournaments/LS918.html

(As I’ve always said, “When you’re five points behind with six ends to go, your best plan is to win every one of the last six ends.” 🙂 )

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steven_santana_clip_image002_0000BC player Steve Santana, whose home town is Victoria, and Ryan Bester, a Canadian living in Australia, have put Canada in the final of the Men’s Pairs in the Asia-Pacific Bowls Championship in Christchurch, New Zealand.

http://bowlsbc.com/santana-bester-move-on-to-gold-medal-game/

Here is a rueful comment from Bowls Australia, whose men’s pair was “vanquished” by Steve and Ryan, in which Bester is referred to as the “undisputed number one Australian male bowler.”

http://www.bowlsaustralia.com.au/News/mixed-feelings-for-australian-contingent

December 5 is the big day for Steve and Ryan.

 

Chris Slade