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Balance on a Bowling Ball

posted Saturday, March 24, 2012 - 5:49pm

This video teaches you how to balance on a bowling ball. There is the potential for hurting yourself, so please be careful and use a chair for stability.  You can do this same balance on a basketball, but you need to play a bit with the inflation.  Also, do it on thick carpet.  The way my living room is set up, I can't really get a full head to toe shot while still being on the "good" carpet.  I am on carpet, but it's not really the right kind of carpet.  Along those lines, it's really easy to get caught up in the gear . . . finding the right ball, the right carpet, the right shoes.  Eventually, these things should not matter.  Performaners need to adapt to any variables . . . except mud . . . if someone asks you to perfom this stunt in mud . . . just say "no". 

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