When their opponents in the Mixed Doubles 45+ Gold Medal Match at the Minto US Open Pickleball Championships came back in the second game with a new fire, forcing the match into a third tie-breaker round, Dave Weinbach and Gigi LeMaster had to adjust their strategy. Hear their winning tip about what changed to give them the win and what […]Read More
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Ever wonder what it was like for the very first pickleball players to play the game? Rusty from Pickleball Channel was fortunate enough to get the chance to find out! Watch this short highlight video as Rusty plays our favorite game on the original pickleball court with vintage wooden paddles made by hand in the early 1970’s. Rusty is lucky […]Read More
Most people will never get a chance to visit the birthplace of the sport, but this week Pickleball Channel brings you an exclusive look at the original pickleball court in Bainbridge Island. This is the place where it all began! On this court in 1965 the game of pickleball was born. Over the years, players of all ages have enjoyed […]Read More
How did the pickleball paddle evolve from wood to the lighter paddle most people use today? It all started with a competitive pickleball player who was tired of losing! As part of Pickleball History month, Pickleball Channel takes a look at the very first light-weight paddle made out of composite material. Hear from Arlen Paranto and his son, pickleball champion […]Read More
Pickleball is an unusual name for the sport we all love so we wanted to let some of the families who were actually there tell the story for themselves of how the game got its name. Travel with us now back to Bainbridge Island once again for this fun episode of Pickleball 411 and learn from founder Barney McCallum the […]Read More