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Can pickleball help someone who has Parkinson’s? You bet
Comments Off on Can pickleball help someone who has Parkinson’s? You bet, 23/03/2017, by in Recent News

(March 20, 2017 Charlotte, NC, www.charlotteobserver.com) “The big thing about people with Parkinson’s is they have a decrease in dopamine, a chemical in the brain that triggers a lot of their Parkinson’s symptoms,” said Ann Marie Oprikat, executive director of the Parkinson Association o... Read more...

More people are picking up pickleball
Comments Off on More people are picking up pickleball, 16/03/2017, by in Recent News

(March 16, 2017 Danville, AR, www.arkansasonline.com) Pickleball is picking up in popularity. Say that three times fast. Danville Mayor Phil Moudy, 68, and his wife, Mary Ann, 68, are two of those who play the sport with the funny-sounding name. Robin Pickens, 52, founder of Danville Pickle... Read more...

Video: Jeff takes a swing at Pickleball
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(March 6, 2017 Point Loma, CA, www.cbs8.com) People of all ages are picking up a paddle and playing one of America's fastest growing sports. In Monday's Zevely Zone, Jeff gets invited to Point Loma to play some pickleball. View Video... Read more...

Gig Harbor resident working to make pickleball inclusive and fun for all
Comments Off on Gig Harbor resident working to make pickleball inclusive and fun for all, 04/03/2017, by in Recent News

(March 2, 2017 Gig Harbor, WA, www.thenewstribune.com) Pickleball is for everyone. That’s the message that Gig Harbor resident Adrienne Barlow wants to spread. Pickleball, which was created on Washington state’s Bainbridge Island in the mid 1960s, is a relatively new sport. Now, Barlow, 47, w... Read more...

Video: Pickleball Grows In Popularity As A Way To Get Moving
Comments Off on Video: Pickleball Grows In Popularity As A Way To Get Moving, 23/02/2017, by in Recent News

(February 20, 2017 Parkland, FL, www.miami.cbslocal.com) If you’re a fan of tennis, ping-pong or badminton, you might want to check out pickleball as a way to get moving and get healthy. Several nights a week, Terramar Park in Parkland is teeming with dozens of players of all ages enjoying thi... Read more...

Area schools get taste of pickleball
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(February 9, 2017 Winston-Salem, NC, www.wschronicle.com) To get the younger generation introduced to the game, the students at Speas Global Elementary School will be exposed to the game during gym class. Jack Smith, academically gifted teacher at Speas, is an avid pickleball player and wanted to... Read more...

‘Pickleball’ growing in popularity
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(February 6, 2017 Morgantown, WV, www.live.dominionpost.com) Pickleball’s history brings to mind how times used to be. Times when kids sometimes improvised so that fun and games could move forward, because after all, boredom can not stand. The game continues to grow in popularity across many pa... Read more...

‘The growth of pickleball is on fire’
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(January 25, 2017 Lockport, IL, www.chicagotribune.com) Terry TerHaar is the greatest badminton coach in Illinois high school history, winning six state titles and finishing in the top three seven times more before retiring from Andrew in Tinley Park in 2006. Steve Soderborg was a member of Home... Read more...

Pickleball is life for Roger Bunting
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(January 25, 2017 Clearwater, FL, www.tbnweekly.com) The phrase “such-and-such saved my life” is so overused to the point of being a cliché today that it’s hard to separate fact from fiction when it comes to life-altering occurrences. In the case of Clearwater resident Roger Bunting, there... Read more...

Pickleball going strong in Fluvanna
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(January 19, 2017 Fluvanna, VA, www.fluvannareview.com) Jason Smith, former director of Fluvanna County Parks and Recreation, along with Margie Davenport of Charlottesville, a pickleball ambassador, introduced the game to Fluvannians about five years ago. Since its inception in Fluvanna, its popu... Read more...

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