Friday, November 1, 2013

Fact of the Day: Canadian Volleyball

While Volleyball was an American invention, it took only five years for another country to adopt it. Which Canada did in 1900. 

20 comments:

DWei said...

Cool. See, Canada is awesome.

A new life said...

interesting :)

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Yeah, we're a pretty cool bunch.

Pat Hatt said...

Just wanted to wait for a nice even year to adopt it

Christine said...

It's a good thing!

DEZMOND said...

we have it here too, Serbia has been World Champion many times in volleyball :)

Dana said...

I guess I never knew it was an American invention. Cool!

Unknown said...

Canada knows a good thing

Holy Ghost Writer said...

It's a fun game

Sammie said...

i didn't know that volleyball is that old already :)

Pat said...

Wow! Interesting!

Saucy Siciliana said...

I used to play volleyball in high school...I was a disaster, could never hit the ball!

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

I am wondering about Italy..we are Always late!
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Sharon said...

I bet it took a bit longer for volleyball to reach Europe!

Julie Ann Lozada said...

so interesting... Filipino loves to play volleyball!

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Unknown said...

Great fact

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sandy sandhu said...

Great. Will you like to follow each other on GFC? xoxo
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stephen Hayes said...

As an American I'll happily share volleyball with our wonderful neighbors to the north.

Theresa Mahoney said...

I love volleyball. Played it for a few years when I was in school.

Teddi said...

i wish we'd adopt some canadian ideas.