Jason Belmonte on why 2020 has been his favorite season despite the COVID-19 pandemic, living 2 weeks of isolation, and his remaining goals
JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2020 8:00 am
THE picture of the 2020 PBA Tour: Jason Belmonte with his family after winning the 2020 PBA World Championship before no fans in Las Vegas as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
As the COVID-19 pandemic was shutting down sports and much of the rest of the world, Jason Belmonte was all but wrapping up his sixth PBA Player of the Year crown by winning the PBA World Championship in front of his family, but no fans, in Las Vegas.
A planned post-World Series of Bowling vacation soon turned into a race to make one of the last flights home to Australia. Making the flight started the longest stretch Belmonte had spent at home since he was a teenager.
When he finally headed...