Pool Legends

SVB The South Dakota Kid Pool Legends Limited Billiard Shirt

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Shane Van Boening (born July 14, 1983) is an American professional pool (pocket billiards) player from Rapid City, South Dakota, currently number 1 in the US rankings published by the UPA Tour.
Van Boening is hearing-impaired and uses a hearing aid, but it has not limited his pool ability. He has received praise for his attitude towards the sport, partially for his behaviour during matches, and for eschewing alcohol.
Professional career
Van Boening's family has a strong pool background. His grandfather, Gary Bloomberg, was a trick-shot artist; his grandmother, Jeanne Bloomberg, a VNEA national champion; his mother, Timi Bloomberg, a BCA national champion; and his aunt, Gari Jo Bloomberg, a three-time VNEA national champion.
Van Boening defeated Hungarian Vilmos Foldes at the International Pool Tour qualifier in 2006, and was one of several players to earn a bonus of US$5,000 for breaking and running six consecutive racks in tournament play. Shane was one of only 10 players to earn their IPT tour card by finishing in the top two spots of one of five qualifiers. Shane won the second stop held at the Pool Room in Atlanta, Georgia. He has been ranked number one in the world by AZBilliards.com. When he is not competing professionally, he can be found practicing in downtown Sioux Falls at Lucky Billiards, where he is the house pro and co-owner.
Van Boening is a three-time VNEA national amateur eight-ball champion. In 2007, he made it to the final of the BCA Open Nine-ball Championship but lost to Dennis Orcollo. Days later, he dominated the inaugural World Ten-ball Championship to become the first-ever world champion in that discipline of pool.
Shane has been declared by some as the next-in-line and heir-apparent to the throne of being the best Pool player in the US by Inside POOL Magazine.
Van Boening captured the hot seat in the World Summit of Pool on June 16, 2007, giving 2004 WPA Men's World Nine-ball Champion Alex "the Lion" Pagulayan an 11–4 defeat. The last day, all matches were shortened races to 7 because they were being recorded by ESPN. Alex Pagulayan plowed through Francisco Bustamante and Warren Kiamco and faced Van Boening in the final. Despite Pagulayan leading 4-1, Van Boening recovered to tie the score 5-5 before veteran Pagulayan won the next two games to claim the victory, 7 to 5.
The Billiards Congress of America Pool League owner Mark Griffin recognized his talent and decided in 2007 to sponsor him as he advances his professional career.
On October 20, 2007, he won the 2007 (32nd annual) US Open Nine-ball Championship, defeating Filipino Champion Ronnie Alcano in the finals, 13–10. Van Boening remained undefeated in the double-elimination format of the championship, held in Chesapeake, Virginia.
At the Reno Open Nine-ball Championship, held on December 9, 2007, Van Boening and Johnny Archer were in the double-elimination finals. Archer was up to that point undefeated, and Van Boening had to beat Archer twice; Van Boening won the first set, and 83 minutes later, claimed the championship.
As a capstone to his record year, for 2007 he was declared the male Player of the Year by all three of the major pool publications, Billiards Digest,Pool & Billiard Magazine, and InsidePOOL Magazine (in each case with Allison Fisher as his female co-recipient of the honor), and also ranked #11 in the P&B "Fans' Top 20 Favorite Players" poll for that year.
Titles and achievements
2007 Reno Open 9-Ball Championship
2007 U.S. Open 9-Ball Championship (1)
2007 Predator World Ten-ball Championship, Jacksonville, Florida
2007 Inside POOL Magazine Player of the Year
2007 Billiards Digest Player of the Year (male)
2007 Pool & Billiard Magazine Player of the Year (male)
2007 Pool & Billiard Magazine Fans' Top 20 Favorite Players, #11
2008 World Cup of Pool (With Rodney "the Rocket" Morris)
2008 US Bar Table Championship - 10 Ball Division (1)
2008 UPA Pro Players Championship
2009 Mosconi Cup[18][better source needed]
2009 Derby City Classic 9-Ball Division (1)
2010 Players Championship
2010 Ultimate 10 Ball Championship
2011 Derby City Classic Master of the Table (1)
2011 Steve Mizerak Championship
2011 US Open 10 Ball Championship (1)
2011 Turning Stone Classic XVIII
2011 Pool Ocho Open
2012 U.S. Open 9-Ball Championship (2)
2012 Derby City Classic Master of the Table (2)
2012 US Bar Table Championship - 10 Ball Division (2)
2012 US Open One Pocket
2012 Players Championship
2013 US Open 8-Ball
2013 US Bar Table Championship - 9 Ball Division (1)
2013 U.S. Open 9-Ball Championship (3)
2014 U.S. Open 9-Ball Championship (4)
2014 World Pool Masters (1)
2015 US Bar Table Championship - 9 Ball Division (2)
2015 World Pool Masters (2)
2016 Derby City Classic - 9 Ball Division (2)
2016 US Bar Table Championship - 10 Ball Division (3)
2016 US Bar Table Championship - 8 Ball Division
2016 U.S. Open 9-Ball Championship (5)
2016 U.S. Open 10-Ball Championship (2)
2016 U.S. Open 8-Ball Championship
2017 U.S. Open 10-Ball Championship (3)

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Product description
This t-shirt is everything you've dreamed of and more. It feels soft and lightweight, with the right amount of stretch.
It's comfortable and flattering for both men and women.
• 100% combed and ring-spun cotton (heather colors contain polyester)
• Fabric weight: 4.2 oz (142 g/m2)
• Shoulder-to-shoulder taping
• Side-seamed
Model is wearing a size M. He's 6.2 feet (190 cm) tall, chest circumference 37.7" (96 cm), waist circumference 33.4" (85 cm).

Size guide

 SMLXL2XL
Length (inches) 2829303132
Width (inches) 1820222426
 SMLXL2XL
Length (cm) 7174767981
Width (cm) 4651566166


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