Professional Bowling Champ Comes Out; Lets Call Him the King of Balls

by Accidental Bear

Oh goody, now that the big wigs are coming out we should have a domino effect effect. I guess some would put bowling in a league of sports. I mean after all you change your shoes and all. There aren’t many sports where you can eat chill dogs though. I might have assumed he was gay by his chicken plucked eye brows, but we all know that would have made an ASS out of U and ME. AB

Professional Bowling Champ Comes Out
By Michelle Garcia

A professional bowler who was named Rookie of the Year says being openly gay while on the tour was “extremely important” to him, so that he could act as a role model for fellow gay athletes.

After passing the California bar exam in 2009, Scott Norton went on to pursue another life-long dream or becoming a professional bowler. In his first season, 2010-2011, Norton won a Professional Bowling Association tour title, and then was named PBA Rookie of the Year by his peers. Norton wrote on the league’s website Thursday, that his experience on the tour “surpassed nearly everything I could hope for in terms of acceptance.”

“I am very proud and happy with who I am and who I have become as a person,” he added, “and I would hope that this will empower other gay athletes – past, present, or future – to come to terms with the truth about who they are and love themselves for who they are.” READ MORE

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