Pickleball Advice from 60 Minutes

Each Sunday, I enjoy watching CBS News’ 60 Minutes program, and last night, a particular quote JUMPED RIGHT OUT at me while watching a segment on chess – and I thought that’s just like pickleball! The quick cliff notes from the news story, “Chess Country". Grade-school chess teams from rural Franklin County, Mississippi, are blowing past [...]

2019-06-11T23:50:13-07:00March 27th, 2017|

Cover of 2017 Pickleball Magazine

Alex Hamner and I made the cover of the January/February 2017 Pickleball Magazine. We are honored and keep laughing at the photo that made the cover. We both vividly remember that point and can’t believe that that ONE moment in time was captured on film! We thought you’d like to hear how that photograph actually [...]

2019-06-11T23:50:13-07:00February 21st, 2017|

Time Out – Let’s Dance

Time outs in pickleball tournament play can be a big deal. So many things can happen in the one-minute rest and regroup. I just came across a video clip I had taken from the stands as I watched a Pro Men’s Doubles match at the 2016 US Open Championships in Naples, Florida. The team of Scott [...]

2019-06-11T23:50:14-07:00February 12th, 2017|

Send Barney a Birthday Card

The last surviving founder of pickleball, Barney McCallum, turns 90 years old in September, so let's send Barney a birthday card.  Doesn’t that sound FUN! If you’d like to join in this birthday celebration just send your wishes in the month of September, 2016 to: Pickleball c/o Barney McCallum 1144 NW 52nd ST Seattle, WA [...]

2019-06-11T23:50:16-07:00August 29th, 2016|

Video International Pickleball Tournament 2016

Yep, I put together a video of the weekend of fun at the International Pickleball Tournament 2016 in Amsterdam. So many great points and fun photos to share condensed in 6 minutes - at the end of video there is some funny stuff, and yes.... I hit my partner! More information about the International Pickleball [...]

2019-06-11T23:50:17-07:00July 8th, 2016|