Bowling News USA - September 24, 2013 2013 Storm Fair...Another Huge Success!
Storm staffers and personel, including Storm CEO Bill Chrisman are back in the states, after another successful Japan Storm Fair. The Storm contingent visited centers and pro shops in Japan at the annual event which began in 1997.
Storm Fair is held in conjunction with High Sports, Storm's Japanese distributor.
Storm stars including Pete Weber, Jason Belmonte, Osku Palermaa. Mike Fagan and Kelly Kulick participated. Storm Vice President of International Sales and Marketing, Robert Dong attended as well as Vice President of Sales and Marketing Hank Boomershine. Technical advisors Ernest Goedicke, Tim Mack and Tyler Jensen also attended.
"It is always a pleasure to travel to Japan," said Boomershine. "The people are very into the sport and they always appreciate having the professionals there. Storm Fair is a wonderful event."
High Sports staffers including Mr. A. Ishihara (Japan Professional Bowlers Association) also participated.
The 2013 Storm Fair consisted of coaching seminars, Storm and Roto Grip equipment demonstrations, exhibitions, and pro-ams. The Storm staff was split into four teams, and visited bowling centers and pro shops over a five day schedule, covering several cities and centers including OBS Bowl, Star Lane, Sunlight Zone, Passca Bowl, Fuji Toride Bowl, Yukari Bowl, Saku Plaza Bowl, Tomikoshi Takashimadaira, Higashiyamato Grand Bowl, Masters Nishihimeji (Kansai), Sports Lane, Masters Bowl Nara, Kobe Sky Lane, Wave 34, Sagamino Bowl, Sport Urawa, Hatano Masters, and 3rd Park Lane.
(Video 2 courtesy: SKYtoma, Photo's Robert Dong)
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