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Timo Toivonen's 257 Sets MD and Overall World Record!

The game was bowled on 1/10/2016 and posted here on 1/25/2016
 

Wheelchair User with Muscular Dystrophy Sets Overall World Record with a 257!

Timo Toivonen has become the top dynamic wheelchair bowler in the world with a mighty impressive 257 single-game record score. Timo, a 27-year-old man with spinal muscular atrophy (a form of muscular dystrophy), bowled the game during a tournament in his native Finland, as part of a six-game series totaling 1101 pins (183.5 average).

Here's Timo's scoresheet:

Timo bowls in a league using a "homemade" dynamic bowling ramp which is officially approved by the Finnish Bowling Association. Here is a Youtube video of him bowling his eighth strike of his record game:

 
Here's the direct link to the video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5tb5ajVM5w

As you might imagine, Timo was all smiles after breaking the overall world record and record for males with muscular dystrophy, as he posed here with his scoresheet (before it was verified with two witness signatures) and the bowling ball he used, a 15 lb. Ebonite Honor:

To read Timo's description of how he drives his wheelchair, and see his previous best game, which was the record for males with MD, click HERE.

If you're curious, the previous overall world record is HERE.

CONGRATULATIONS TIMO! :-)
 
Bill Miller :-)
C1-2 Quadriplegic with a 255 High Bowling Game
Co-founder of Manufacturing Genuine Thrills d/b/a MGT
My blog: http://powerwheelchairusers.wordpress.com
Business website: http://www.ikanbowler.com
Personal website: http://www.lookmomnohands.net
 


 
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