Stefano Pelinga

0000-05-10 Birthdate
ITA Country
World Champion

Biography

Born and raised in Italy, Pellinga was 18-times National Trick Shot Champion before relocating to the United States. Since 2000, Mr. Pellinga has won trick shot titles in the U.S. and in Europe, and twice captured the ESPN Trick Shot Magic title. On three occasions, Pellinga captained Team Europe to sin in the ESPN World Cup of Trick Shots event. In 2003, he was runnerup in the WPA World Artistic Pool Championship. Mr. Pellinga has traveled more than 2 million miles and has visited more than 30 countries promoting cue sports. In 2012, he was inducted into the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

  • 2011 ESPN World Cup of Trick Shots champion (team event)
  • 2010 ESPN World Cup of Trick Shots champion (team event)
  • 2007 ESPN World Cup of Trick Shots champion (team event)
  • 2007 ESPN Trick Shot Magic champion
  • 2005 ESPN Trick Shot Magic champion
  • 2004 EPBF European Artistic Pool Champion
  • 2003 US Open Champion, Trick Shot Division
  • 2003 WPA World Artistic Pool Championship (runner-up)
  • 2002 ESPN Trick Shot Magic (runner-up)
  • 2001 ESPN Trick Shot Magic (runner-up)
  • 2000 EPBF European Artistic Pool Championships (runner-up)
(2020 BCA Hall of Fame Player Bio)