USA Pickleball Association Welcomes Three New Board Members

Please welcome the following Board Members to the USA Pickleball (USAPA) family: Ernie Medina, Jr. As a kid, Ernie Medina, Jr., was always involved with racquet sports. Maxing out at a lofty height of 5ft 6in, he was always shorter than most of his peers, so popular sports like basketball and v... Read more...

Looking for a new sport in the new year? Take a swing at pickleball.

Looking for a new sport in the new year? Take a swing at pickleball.

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Video: Pickleball craze hits Houston — and keeps growing

Video: Pickleball craze hits Houston — and keeps growing

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HealthBeat: Pickleball at the Pentagon

HealthBeat: Pickleball at the Pentagon

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USA Pickleball Association (USAPA) Hiring Full-Time CEO

USA Pickleball Association (USAPA) Hiring Full-Time CEO

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Pickleball is a smash hit in SoCal. Now younger players are picking up the paddle
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(December 6, 2019 Los Angeles, CA, www.latimes.com) But for a broken leg from a surfing mishap, Diana Abruscato of Huntington Beach might never have picked up a pickleball paddle. “I found I couldn’t cover the tennis court like I used to after my accident,” said Abruscato, 54, who is an ... Read more...

USA Pickleball Giving Tuesday Julie Nidiffer Inspirational Story
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At the lowest point in her life, Julie Nidiffer weighed 243 pounds and literally didn’t have enough energy left after doing the nightly dishes. “I was no fun to be around. I was always thinking about suicide and I feared the world and my future. I was miserable. Enter the healing remedy of pi... Read more...

USA Pickleball Hall of Fame Inductees Class of 2019
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Image: 2019 Hall of Fame class (L to R) – Daniel Gabanek, Steve Paranto, Jennifer Lucore, Enrique Ruiz. The USA Pickleball Association (USAPA) congratulates this year’s Pickleball Hall of Fame class of 2019. We appreciate their dedication and efforts around the sport of pickleball to continue... Read more...

Pickleball Founder Barney McCallum Remembered
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Image: Barney McCallum, with current USAPA President, Jack Thomas, at Indian Wells (2018). The sport of pickleball recently lost its last living founder. Barney McCallum, one of the sport’s inventors and pioneers passed away at his home in Seattle, Washington on Monday, November 18. Barney was... Read more...

It’s like the ‘Super Bowl’ for pickleballers: Nationals begin Saturday in Indian Wells
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(November 1, 2019 Indian Wells, CA, www.desertsun.com) As year two of the Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships being held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden begins Saturday, who better to ask about the tournament than the defending champion. Tyson McGuffin, winner of the men's op... Read more...

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