We’re proud to introduce Ask Ewa, a regular advice column written by Ewa Mataya Laurance (aka the Striking Viking), one of the world’s top female billiards players and Brunswick’s very own player representative. Ewa will answer readers’ billiards questions every month – so ask away. You can reach her via the contact form below.

Ewa Laurance

—Ewa Mataya Laurance is one of the most visible superstars in the history of pocket billiards. Known as The Striking Viking, she took the billiard world by storm since she moved to the US from her native Sweden.

Following her childhood dream of becoming the best in the world, she continues to be a dominant presence on the international billiard scene.  Ewa is the current International and World Cup Trick Shot Champion, the holder of multiple World and US Open 9-ball titles, and has also won the Swedish, European and US National Championships in her incredible career. A former # 1 ranked player in the world, Ewa has received Player of the Year honors, been named WPBA Sportsperson of the Year, and in 2004, was inducted into the prestigious Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame.