Bill Werbeniuk

Bill Werbeniuk

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. William Alexander "Bill" Werbeniuk was a Canadian professional snooker and pool player. Recognisable for his girth, he was nicknamed "Big Bill." Werbeniuk pioneered the style of safety shot in which a red ball is hit powerfully, with the cue ball hit low enough to screw all the way back into baulk. Werbeniuk was noted for the copious amounts of alcohol he consumed before and during matches - up to 30 pints of lager per day. He said that he generally drank around six pints of lager before a match and then one pint for each frame. He said he did this to counteract familial benign essential tremor. Later in his career he also took propranolol, a beta blocker to cope with the effects of his alcohol consumption on his heartshow more

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  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 213g
  • Duc
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135820583
  • 9786135820584