For Oviedo Pizza Maker, It’s Pies as Sport

According to a news report from, “Dave Moore has been tossing pizza dough for more than eight years, but for the past year, it has been more than a job — it’s a competition.”

“Earlier this month, he performed in Italy as a member of the U.S. Pizza Team at the 18th annual World Pizza Championship,” said the story. “Moore, 23, who works for Backstreet Pizza in Oviedo, won his trip to Italy by scoring second in both the dough-stretch and fastest-pizza-maker categories during qualifications that took place last September in Orlando.”