It's all pinball all this weekend at John's Place on Lee Highway.
After two and a half years of weekly practice with his league at the Fairfax City dive bar, Van Pool is ready to jump up a Divison and compete with the big boys of pinball at the .
Competitors play to qualify starting at 1 p.m. today. The finals start at 5:30 p.m. and continue at 1 p.m. Sunday. Anyone can stop by to watch or compete.
Click the thumbnail to see him in action.
Bonus level: to hear Rob Wintler-Cox talk about how after 20 years he decided to go public with his pinball hobby. to see Richard Wickersham discuss pinball as a sport. Kevin Stone takes on Harlem Globetrotters pinball . And vice commissioner of the FSPA explains tournament rules .