Everyday Athlete on Playing Petanque

By Mr.Bordsenius at 2013-10-04

WCSH6 has a good introduction for new players of petanque: "Sometimes getting active can be difficult because of physical limitations, finances or location. But the game of petanque provides a solution to many of those problems. All you need is a few friends, some boules (petanque balls) and you are well on your way to playing!"

To quote from their story:
"The game is approachable to all levels of athletes. Cynthia Stroud started twelve years ago as a way to have fun, and now she is representing the state of Maine in the World Petanque Championship this weekend in France."




The full story and a 3 minute video go to wcsh6.com

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