Minneapolis, MN, August 03, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- Sweets Kendamas’ Team Wins Big at the 2016 Kendama World Cup
What: Global Kendama Competition
Where: Hatsukaichi, Japan
When: Preliminaries on Saturday, July 23, 2016; Finals on Sunday, July 24, 2016
WOODONE and The Global Kendama Network (GLOKEN) hosted the world’s largest Kendama event in Hatsukaichi, Japan over the weekend of July 23rd and 24th. The Kendama World Cup (KWC) brings together players from across 15 countries to the birthplace of Kendama. With over 10,000 spectators and 375 competitors, the KWC is the highest ranking Kendama competition in the world.
Sweets Kendamas is pleased to announce the following wins of the team of players they sent to the 2016 KWC:
1st Place and Kendama World Champion - Bryson Lee, Mililani, Oahu, Hawaii
2nd Place - Lukas Funk, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1st Place - Nick Gallagher, Snoqualmie, Washington
Other Sweets’ Team Members that placed in the top 32 Main Competition
12th Place - Nick Gallagher, Snoqualmie, Washington
15th Place - Zack Gallagher, Snoqualmie, Washington
21st Place - Parker Johnson, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Of the 10 USA competitors in the top 32, Sweets Kendamas held five positions. Congratulations to all the team members who cheered each other on to victory.
About Sweets Kendamas, LLC
Sweets Kendamas exists to “Spread Kendama Love”. Kendama – the Japanese wooden toy over 150 years old – has grown into a hand-eye coordination super toy, creating trends across the globe. Sweets brings its own unique level of craftsmanship and artistry into the creation of some of the best-playing, most durable, and most beautiful kendamas. To learn more about the competition, visit www.sweetskendamas.com, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram or call 952-322-7075.
Contact: Margaret Ricci