Bowling News USA - May 5, 2016 Meet Sandra Gongora
Sandra spends most of her time in a bowling center practicing and teaching. She was a member of the Mexican Youth National Team from 2000-2008 and the Mexican National Team from 2002-2015. She’s earned several medals in international competitions and bowled collegiately at Wichita State where she was part of the team that earned a national championship in 2007 and 2009. Read her complete bio by clicking here.
At the first PWBA event, the Las Vegas Open, Gongora earned the No. 2 seed with a 275 game in the position round. According to PWBA.com, the stepladder finals of the PWBA Las Vegas Open, the opening event of the 2016 season, will be taped May 26 at The Orleans Bowling Center in Las Vegas and will air Tuesday, June 7 on CBS Sports Network. Learn more about Gongora in our exclusive interview below:
On a scale of 1-10, how prepared are you for this week?
SG: I'd like to say 9 only because I don´t know the pattern yet and what bowling balls I will use
How many Storm and Roto Grip bowling balls do you take from tournament to tournament
SG: Well, if I am driving I usually take 12 and end up with more. In this got to Vegas with 6, yes 6! ;) because I came from Monterrey, Mexico in airplane.
What’s your favorite part of bowling on the PWBA Tour?
SG: Many things! I love to feel nervous while bowling because it just means I am in love with this sport. Second, bowling around the best bowlers in the world.
What’s your favorite movie of all time?
SG: The Notebook - I have seen it more than 10 times and cried those 10 times!
What’s your favorite thing to do in the summer?
SG: I love to hang out with my friends and have a nice dinner or coffee time. I usually also spend time with my family as much as I can, because I am never home.
What 2 words describe you as a person? As an athlete?
SG: In two words? mmmhm.. DREAMER, I will say, Bowling Dreamer.
What scent would you pick for the next Storm bowling ball?
SG: Nutella - I just looooooove Nutella
What’s your favorite song or artist right now?
What’s one thing most people don’t know about you?
SG: Not many people know I am super sentimental =)
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