H2U Magazine – Pickleball in Print!

More exposure for this awesome sport! I just received in the mail the finished product of an interview and some time on the court with Bill Hudgins, Managing Editor of H2U (Health To You) Magazine. H2U is an award-winning, quarterly magazine that features inspiring people, information about medical treatments and disease prevention, healthy recipes, and [...]

May 5th, 2015|

First Ever Pickleball Court in Washington

In 2013, Joe Valenti from New York and me from California were in the Seattle area for a pickleball tournament. On a free day before the tournament started we both decided to make the trek to seek out The Original, First Ever pickleball court on Bainbridge Island, WA. With the help of the McCallum family [...]

April 7th, 2015|

Selkirk Sports Pickleball Paddle Manufactuer

Here is the second of a series of posts I will share from pickleball paddle manufactures. It’s nice to hear their story and some of the behind the scenes… Next up Selkirk Sports - to date the newest paddle manufacture, story submitted by Russell of Selkirk Sports. Selkirk Sport is a family-owned business in the beautiful Coeur [...]

March 14th, 2015|

The Paddletek story – paddle manufacturer

Here is one of a series of posts I will share from pickleball paddle manufactures. It’s nice to hear their story and some of the behind the scenes… First up – The Paddletek story.  A Husband’s Passion for Pickleball By Kim Smith To say that my husband is passionate is an understatement. This is a [...]

December 9th, 2014|

2014 Pickleball Nationals VI Medal Count

The biggest pickleball tournament in the history of the sport is now in the record books… USAPA Nationals VI has ended and there is lots to talk about. Seven action-packed days of competition which started at 8am and included a day that went to 10pm… For the sixth year in a row, the setting was [...]

November 18th, 2014|

2014 Huntsman World Senior Games – Pickleball

Today is the second day of competition at the yearly Huntsman World Senior Games - players 50 years and older compete (over 10,700 athletes competing). The pickleball entry for this tournament has been closed for months with registration limited to the first 500 players – which could bring over 1,300 matches! I wish all the [...]

October 14th, 2014|