Pickleball in Huntsman World Senior Games

  Little Valley Pickleball Complex, St. George, UT. 2003 was the first year that pickleball joined in at Huntsman World Senior Games (HWSG) in St. George, UT. The Games are held for two weeks yearly in St. George and this year, 2018, the event welcomed 11,033 total athletes, a number that rivals the [...]

October 24th, 2018|

PPF Rocky Mountain Championships

The second—of the 2017 four tournament series—Professional Pickleball Federation (PPF) Rocky Mountain Championships tournament was held Memorial Day Weekend in Brigham City, Utah at Rees Pioneer Park which provides breathtaking views of the majestic Wasatch mountains. #ppfRockie Doubles and mixed doubles championships were broadcasted live on PPF’s Facebook page and included viewership from Europe and [...]

June 7th, 2017|

My First Huntsman World Senior Games

I was granted access to the club – I attained senior status in the pickleball world (age 50). Woohoo! So of course with that milestone I was thrilled to attend my first Huntsman World Senior Games in St. George, Utah. I was impressed at how accomplished many of the pickleball players were. I met several [...]

October 18th, 2016|

Tournament of Champions 2016 – Mixed Doubles Final

The Tournament of Champions (TOC) Mixed Doubles Masters finals didn't disappoint. Great points emerged as both teams fought for the win. The teams were Wesley Gabrielsen and Sarah Ansboury vs. Rafael Siebenschein and Simone Jardim. Wow, they all played great with so many long rallies with great strategies. The pickleball used at this tournament was [...]

September 22nd, 2016|

Tournament of Champions 2016 – Men’s Doubles Final

Tucked in the beautiful mountains of Brigham City, Utah, Pickleball's Tournament of Champions 2016 is in the books with yet another weekend of the highest level of pickleball to be found. Prize money of $46,000 was up for grabs to top finishers in the events of Doubles, Mixed Doubles and Singles. Following my finals I [...]

September 12th, 2016|

Huntsman World Games Pickleball Registrations Closed

Huntsman World Senior Games opened registration for pickleball and it quickly filled up in the same day. To be exact Mixed Doubles filled up in 27 minutes - WOW! For those of us that love our pickleball and this world famous event we knew we had to register fast - more like stay awake to [...]

March 2nd, 2016|