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Video: 85-year-old pickleball champion shows it’s never too late
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(December 9, 2017 Clearwater, FL, www.fox13news.com) Even at 85-years-old, Leurene Hildenbrand is finding ways to improve herself. "Competition is fun, competition is improving yourself," she explained. Hildenbrand loves all sports, so much so, she can't pick out one that's her favorite. S... Read more...

Video: Not your grandpa’s game anymore! Pickleball sees popularity skyrocket
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(November 22, 2017 Casa Grande, AZ, www.azfamily.com) Pickleball used to be a popular alternative to tennis and other racquet sports as players age, but now younger fans are getting in on the game. Pickleball has been around for more than 50 years, but it's only become an official sport in th... Read more...

Pickleball: A Fast-Rising Sport Older Adults Can’t Get Enough Of
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(November 2017 www.lifetimedaily.com) We all know the importance of staying active as we age, but the monotony of the same exercise program can get stale after a while. Pickleball was created in 1965 when former state representative Joel Pritchard and his friends devised a new game to keep th... Read more...

Video: Pickleball, anyone? Tournament coming to Casa Grande!
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(November 9, 2017 Casa Grande, AZ, www.abc15.com) Have you ever heard of pickleball? It’s been around since the 1960s; but what is it? "It's not highly technical at all," said Wathey. "The equipment is fairly inexpensive so it's very advantageous for kids at a young age to start playing and th... Read more...

Pickleball tournament bringing 1,400 to Casa Grande
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(October 28, 2017 Casa Grande, AZ, www.pinalcentral.com) More than 1,400 players of the nation’s fastest growing sport will descend on Casa Grande this week for a national pickleball competition. The USA Pickleball Association will hold its national championship tournament at Palm Creek Golf... Read more...

Video: Behold the Power of Pickleball
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(October 27, 2017 Hartford, CT, www.fox61.com) The capital city has suddenly become a hotbed for a sport you might have never heard of. Hundreds came to the armory to take their best shots in a game of pickleball. This weekend the Atlantic Regional Championships for pickleball are in play brin... Read more...

Why Pickleball is the New “It” Sport
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(October 26, 2017 Republic, MO, www.417mag.com) Digital Director Dayle Duggins (aka Dill Duggins) loves pickles, so we sent her to try out the sport with the funny name. "Pickleball is poppin’. I open Snapchat and see friends playing—beer in hand—at bars that are built entirely around t... Read more...

Once an RV park perk, pickleball is sweeping the region
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(October 20, 2017 Ahwatukee, AZ, www.ahwatukee.com) Whenever Susan and Steve Manolis of Ahwatukee plan a trip, their first question for an RV park is whether it has a pickleball court. “If they say ‘no,’” I say ‘OK, thank you. Click,” said Susan. At least they and a growing legion of... Read more...

Pickleball For All: The Cross-Generational Power Of Play
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(October 19, 2017 Santa Cruz County, CA, www.npr.org) It's a bright fall morning in Santa Cruz County, Calif., and the tennis area at Brommer Street Park is overrun with dozens of people. But they aren't here for tennis. Instead, cadences of pick-pock sounds fill the air as doubles players — ma... Read more...

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