Jason Belmonte’s Bio

Jason’s achievements throughout his career -

ADDRESS: PO BOX E75

ORANGE NSW 2800

AUSTRALIA

EMAIL :   belmo@jasonbelmonte.com WEBSITE:  www.jasonbelmonte.com

DATE OF BIRTH:  29/7/83

BIRTH PLACE:  ORANGE, NSW, AUSTRALIA

SCHOOL: KINROSS WOLAROI – Kindergarten to Year 12

HEIGHT:  178 cm

MARITAL STATUS:  Married

OCCUPATION: Full time athlete

HOBBIES:  All sports, video games and writing

HOME CENTRE: Orange Tenpin Bowl

R/H  L/H: Right Handed

COACH: Diandra Asbaty

HIGH GAME: 300 x 57

HIGH SERIES: 844 (3 games), 1123 (4 games), 1568 (6 games)

HIGH AVERAGE: 248.9 (tournament)

BALL ROLL: Semi Roller

BALL WEIGHT: 15 lb

COMMENCED BOWLING:  1985

Jason’s highlighted Professional Career

PBA Season 2011-12

Date Tournament Place Average Points Money
11/5/2011 Bayer Viper Open 75 214.00 1843.50 $0.00
11/6/2011 WSOB Chameleon Open 1 233.24 25000.00 $16,100.00
11/7/2011 WSOB Scorpion Open 20 223.50 5994.00 $1,150.00
11/8/2011 Geico Shark Open 1 229.35 24570.00 $15,000.00
11/9/2011 PBA World Championship 4 225.77 25374.00 $20,000.00
11/11/2011 Carmen Salvino Classic 3 233.10 18499.00 $4,500.00
11/15/2011 Pepsi PBA Elite Players Championship 1 230.16 0.00 $35,000.00
11/15/2011 Mark Roth-Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship 5 0.00 0.00 $3,000.00

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PBA Season 2010-11

Date Tournament Place Average Points Money
10/25/2010 Brunswick Pro Bowling Cheetah Championship 87 223.50 1599.00 $0.00
10/26/2010 Pepsi Viper Championship 115 202.50 1210.33 $0.00
10/27/2010 WSOB – Chameleon Championship 6 221.33 13634.00 $2,500.00
10/28/2010 WSOB – Scorpion Championship 3 226.64 18749.00 $6,000.00
10/29/2010 GEICO Shark Championship 3 225.88 18749.00 $6,000.00
1/14/2011 WSOB – World Championship 7 221.00 18748.00 $9,000.00
1/15/2011 PBA Tournament of Champions 12 220.55 0.00 $20,100.00
1/26/2011 One A Day Earl Anthony Memorial Classic 19 214.61 6244.00 $2,150.00
2/6/2011 Bayer USBC Masters 35 217.83 7949.00 $1,600.00
2/21/2011 68th Lumber Liquidators U.S. Open 10 207.26 14996.00 $5,000.00
3/2/2011 Mark Roth Plastic Ball Championship 6 225.91 13643.00 $3,600.00
3/8/2011 Dick Weber PBA Playoffs 6 226.93 20453.00 $7,000.00

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PBA Season 2009-10

Date Tournament Place Average Points Money
8/2/2009 Motor City Open 51 210.13 2430.00 $0.00
8/8/2009 Cheetah Championship 61 214.64 2604.00 $1,400.00
8/9/2009 Viper Championship 8 215.17 12628.00 $4,600.00
8/13/2009 Chameleon Championship 12 211.28 9199.00 $3,400.00
8/22/2009 Scorpion Championship 2 213.94 20778.00 $13,000.00
8/22/2009 Shark Championship 7 209.47 12364.00 $4,600.00
8/30/2009 PBA World Championship 30 217.76 6572.00 $2,000.00
1/12/2010 Earl Anthony Memorial Classic 6 222.59 15079.00 $4,700.00
1/19/2010 PBA Tournament of Champions 45 209.79 0.00 $1,390.00
1/26/2010 One A Day Dick Weber Open 28 209.33 4574.00 $1,550.00
2/9/2010 USBC Masters 8 221.17 19726.00 $5,000.00
2/15/2010 Bayer Don and Paula Carter Mixed Doubles 2 242.07 23357.00 $13,000.00
2/21/2010 67th Lumber Liquidators U.S. Open 6 214.35 20561.00 $8,000.00
3/17/2010 Go RVing Match Play Championship 29 201.09 4846.00 $2,500.00
3/24/2010 GEICO Mark Roth Plastic Ball Championship 2 243.27 21714.00 $13,300.00
3/29/2010 Lumber Liquidators Marathon Open 25 220.49 5393.00 $1,650.00

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PBA Season 2008-09

Date Tournament Place Average Points Money
10/19/2008 PBA World Championship 10 228.39 18097.00 $4,600.00
11/26/2008 CLR Carmen Salvino Scorpion Championship 29 228.35 0.00 $2,130.00
12/3/2008 Cheetah Championship 60 196.43 0.00 $1,800.00
2/3/2009 Denny’s Dick Weber Open 15 213.77 8092.00 $2,750.00
2/9/2009 USBC Masters 26 218.81 7216.00 $2,500.00
2/18/2009 GEICO Plastic Ball Championship 12 228.85 10826.00 $2,700.00
2/23/2009 Etonic Marathon Open 11 219.80 10095.00 $2,800.00
3/25/2009 The Bowling Foundation Long Island Classic 1 223.85 25000.00 $25,100.00
3/29/2009 66th Lumber Liquidators U.S. Open 115 196.17 1744.00 $0.00

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  • Started rolling a ball down the lanes at 18 months of age – began competing at 3 years of age.
  • Won first event at 4 yrs of age: Doubles, Foundation 41 Tournament
  • At age of 5 had league average 117 and a high game of 179 – NO BUMPERS
  • Broke the record and still holds record – Highest average in Central West Pennant

2000

*first Junior Australian to shoot 300 overseas, winning Aus$15,000

*JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS – 5 GOLD MEDALS …1st Masters, 1st Doubles,  1st All Events, 1st Masters, President’s Shield Boys Team  1st, President’s Shield Combined 1st

2001

*July  - WON SILVER AT 11TH ASIAN ZONE YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS, UAE.

*AUSTRALIA DAY Junior Sports Person of the Year for Orange

*MEMBER OF THE YOUTH AUSTRALIAN TEAM

2002

*AUSTRALIA DAY Senior Sports Person of the Year for Orange

* SPORTS PERSON OF THE YEAR – ‘Outstanding Achievements in Sport’ Perpetual Trophy by City of Orange.

*WON TWO SILVER AND TWO BRONZE MEDALS AT THE INAUGURAL COMMONWEALTH TENPIN BOWLING CHAMPIONSHIPS, SCOTLAND, plus ‘Players Sportsman’ and 299 High Game Awards.

*WON SILVER AT 7TH WTBA WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP, THAILAND

* WON BRONZE AT 17TH ASIAN ZONE CHAMPIONSHIP, HONG KONG.

* MEMBER OF THE ADULT AUSTRALIAN TEAM

*MEMBER OF THE YOUTH AUSTRALIAN TEAM

2003

*WON BRONZE AT 5TH WTBA WORLD TENPIN TEAM CUP, DENMARK

*Champion – 2003 Brunswick Australian Cup, Canberra, ACT, Australia.

*SPORTS PERSON OF THE YEAR – ‘Outstanding Achievements in Sport’ Perpetual Trophy by City of Orange.

2004

* ASIAN YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP, HONG KONG -
3 GOLD MEDALS, 1 SILVER and 1 BRONZE
All Events 1st (Gold) – Singles 1st (Gold) – Doubles 3rd (Bronze) – Teams 1st (Gold) – Masters 2nd (Silver) This Australian Men’s Youth team won “Overall Male Team” and Australia also took out the Combined Male & Female Overall Team Event for the Championship.

* 8TH WTBA WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP, GUAM -
GOLD in Singles, GOLD in All Events and SILVER in Masters.
Australian team also received the BEST Men’s Youth Team Award.

*2004 AMF BOWLING WORLD CUP, Singapore – Lead qualifier for the event – never lost the lead in five days of qualifying – knocked out in quarter final.

Won the prestigious 2004 WBW World Bowler of the Year Award – voted by the Board of Directors of the World Bowlers Writers Association.

2005

*One of 16 bowlers from around the world invited to compete in the televised WORLD MASTERS tournament in England by MATCHROOM – finished third in 2005
Made history by bowling first 300 game in the Matchroom World Masters

*Inducted into ORANGE SPORTING HALL OF FAME

*Winner – South Australian Cup.

*Winner – KUWAIT INTERNATIONAL OPEN.

*2nd place to Hall of Fame pro bowler David Ozio at Las Vegas High Roller “A” Game.

*Invited to tour Japan with American pro bowlers – only amateur included in STORM Fair 10-day exhibition tour.

*Champion Brunswick Perth Tenpin Cup.

*Winner of Sharp Champion of Champions tournament, bowling two perfect games during event.

*Australian National Championships Interstate Teams Trophy – highest average (235), broke record for highest number of strikes and No. 1 position in “All Stars” team

*3rd place – 2005 Brunswick Australian Cup, Canberra

*1st place – Brunswick Euro Challenge, Greece, a ‘major’ on EBF Tour.

2006

*Back to Back wins – 2005 and 2006 of Kuwait International Open

*History-making lead in the European Bowling Tour Men’s Rankings (first non-European bowler to achieve this feat).

*Back to Back wins – 2005 and 2006 Perth Tenpin Cup, Australia.

*Named as SPORTS PERSON OF THE YEAR and winner of the Orange ‘Outstanding Achievements in Sport’ Perpetual Trophy.

*GOLD medal – Teams, 9th WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS, GERMANY.

*2 BRONZE medals (Doubles and Masters) at 16th MEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, KOREA.

*Winner – 2006 Brunswick Australian Cup.

*Winner – Brunswick Youth Cup, Canberra ACT.

*Champion – 7th MILO International All Stars, Malaysia.

2007

*Runner-up – ABF Tour ‘Tournament of Champions’, Indonesia

*Runner-up following Matchplay tie at S.A. Cup.

*Champion – HIGH ROLLER Tournament, Las Vegas, USA.

*Runner-up – 30th Malaysian International Open

*Captain of winning ‘Rest of the World’ team at inaugural Canon Cup in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

*3rd place at  Euro-Med Storm Int. Masters Challenge – Manila, Philippines

*Runner up – ABF Tour, Kuwait.

*CHAMPION – Matchroom World Tenpin Masters, England

*Runner up – Istanbul Bowling Open, Turkey.

*Part of ‘Team Pergamon’ – winners of League Team Championship, Sweden.

*CHAMPION – Melbourne Tenpin Cup, Australia.

*CHAMPION – New South Wales Open, Sydney, Australia

*Fourth win of Orange “Sports Player of the Year” Award and ‘Outstanding Achievements in Sport’ Award perpetual trophy. Record amount.

*CHAMPION – 5th Indonesia International Open Tenpin Bowling Championship

*3rd place – Korea Professional Bowling Association Tour tournament, Pusan.

*Top-placed Australian male bowler, SOUTH PACIFIC CLASSIC (2007 BOWLING WORLD CUP Qualifier)

*Top qualifier and Stepladder runner up at 2007 Bowling World Cup, St Petersburg, including perfect game and record-breaking 8-game series, plus winner of Sportsmanship Award and Top Country Award for Australia, etc.

*Top-ranked male bowler in ABF (Asian Zone) 2007 rankings, and #1 seed from Asian Zone for 8th World Ranking Masters in April 2008.

*CHAMPION – 10th Brunswick Australian Cup, Canberra, ACT, Australia.   Back to back win (2006 and 2007) of this tournament and first bowler to win this annual event three times (’03, ’06 and ’07).

*Announced as WBW 2007 WORLD BOWLER OF THE YEAR.

*Bowled 2nd televised perfect game at the World Tenpin Masters

2008

*Finalist, 7th Qatar International Open, Doha.

*Recruited by WTBA as an international spokesperson for Youth and the burgeoning two-handed approach delivery, plus invitation to join bowling legends from Scandinavia, Europe, Asia and South America in a 5-day international coach/instructor training seminar at the United States Bowling Congress headquarters in Milwaukee, USA.

*CHAMPION 2008 Mini-Eliminator Amateur Only Classic, Las Vegas, USA

*Finalist, Brunswick Euro Challenge, Paris, France

*CHAMPION, 5th Kuwait Open 2008, Kuwait City (third time winner of this annual event).

*Semi-finalist in 2008 Qatar International, Doha.

2009

*CHAMPION, The Bowling Foundation Long Island Classic, New York, USA (first two-handed bowler and first Australian to win a PBA title).

*Runner-up, PartyPoker.com World Tenpin Masters, Barnsley, England.

*CHAMPION, SUPER SIXXXXXX GOTEBORG 2009 tournament, Gothenburg, Sweden

*Announced 2009 ROOKIE OF THE YEAR by Professional Bowlers Association, USA.

*Member of ‘Team Pergamon’ – winners of League Team Championship, Sweden, including record-breaking 1071 4-game series (267.75 personal average).

*Runner-up – European Bowling Tour MASTERS, Denmark

*Appointed Goodwill Ambassador the The Bowling Foundation.

*Runner-up – New South Wales Open, Sydney, Australia.

*Appointed first Ambassador for the City of Orange.

*Star of the USBC’s ‘Next Revolution’ program, a series of exhibition matches and clinics with Team USA and PBA pro bowlers in 4 cities across the USA.

*Voted Best Male Sports Star of the Decade in Central Western Daily poll – Orange, Australia.

2010

*Winner of BJI’s 2009 INTERNATIONAL PERSON OF THE YEAR award

*BAYER DON AND PAULA CARTER MIXED DOUBLES, PBA Tour – Colorado, USA – matchplay Winner and stepladder runner-up with Michelle Feldman, with 242.07 average.

*67th Lumber Liquidators US OPEN – PBA Tour – Indianapolis, USA – 6th place with 214.35 average.

*GEICO Mark Roth Plastic Ball Championship, PBA Tour –New York, USA – 2nd place with 243.27 average.

*6th placing in the PBA Season Points, after just 16 of the 18 tournament appearances.

*CHAMPION – K & K CLASSIC, Brisbane, Australia.  Bowled 242.1 average, including two perfect games.

*PBA Summer Series – Team Storm Winners

*ABF Tour, Indonesia  - Winner

*PBA World Series of Bowling, Las Vegas – Scorpion Championship – 3rd place

*PBA World Series of Bowling, Las Vegas  – Shark Championship – 3rd place

2011

*Chris Paul PBA Celebrity Invitational Doubles title (with NBA All-Star, Chris Paul) for second consecutive year

*Champion – second leg of ABF Tour, Kuwait

*Champion – Australian Open – Melbourne, Australia (qualifier for 2011 Qubica/AMF Bowling World Cup)

*4th in World ranking points on performances for 2010/2011 PBA Tour

*Champion – Audi Orange Open – City of Orange, Australia

*Melbourne Cup champion

*ESPY Award winner for “best bowler’!!!

*WBT, Thailand stop – Victory. Including Live TV perfect game

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