Yes, I'm in Love with Lawn Bowling (Paperback)
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New Edition Revised & Expanded If you love lawn bowling, you are going to enjoy Yes, I'm in Love with Lawn Bowling - a book written by the former Canadian National Team member On-Kow Au. She gathered most of her materials from interviewing over 30 Canadian bowlers. The book includes personal life stories, and covers a wide range of topics such as: what talents are required; the choice of bowls; various skills in shots and strategies; tactics in singles and team playing; how personality affects bowling; the art of partnership; advice for bowling in different weathers and funny stories on the greens. The book also reflects another merit of this sport. A bowling club is one of the friendliest places on earth and usually provides an excellent mix of social and physical recreation. A feeling of camaraderie is an integral part of lawn bowling. Yes, I'm in Love with Lawn Bowling is written purely for easy and leisure reading. To make it more interesting, the writer adds a lot of comic drawings in line with each topic.
About the Author
On-Kow Au has been a radio broadcaster by profession. Producing radio drama, magazine and documentary programs as well as being a live show host for over 20 years in Hong Kong, she continued her trade after emigrating to Canada in 1989. On-Kow Au worked in the Chinese radio station in Vancouver until her retirement in 2000. She also has been a Chinese newspaper columnist. With materials from her radio program and newspaper, she has published four books in Chinese. On-Kow Au started bowling at Craigengower Cricket Club in Hong Kong in 1987. After emigration to Canada in 1989, she has been actively involved in competitive bowling - winning both British Columbia Provincial and Canadian National Championships many times. She joined the Canadian Team from 1995 to 2000 and was sent to play in the Atlantic Rim Games ( 1997 and 1999 ), the Commonwealth Games (1998) and she won a bronze medal as skip of the Fours Team in the 1999 Asia Pacific Games. On-Kow Au never stops doing volunteer work for this sport in many ways. From 2003 to 2006, she served as Director of the Athletic Development Program for Bowls BC. During that time, she wrote this book and also produced a coaching DVD Lawn Bowling - the Sport for Life in both English and Cantonese dialects. On-Kow Au lives in Vancouver with her husband Chung-Pack Au who is her partner at work as well as in bowling. They have a son, a daughter and two grandsons.