A quick look at interesting pickleball news over the last week, August 18-24, 2013. Brought to you by the staff at PickleballCentral.com.
PickleballCentral.com Product News
- Onix Sports has announced a new line of paddles – The Phantom WideBODY. Designed by Steve Wong, the Phantom comes in Composite and Graphite versions and has an aluminum core. MSRP is $80.
- Onix Sports has also announced that it is discontinuing the Core II line of paddles
- Yellow outdoor pickleballs will be in short supply for the next month or so.
Articles and Video of Note:
- Pickleball benefits players in City Kids Junior Tennis – Marconews.com
- A new twist on old favorites – Strathroy Age Dispatch, OntarioCanada
- Del Webb athletes shine at senior games; earn medals in pickleball competition – The Tennessean
- Pickleball keeps seniors in shape – News 4 San Antonio
- Pickleball a hit for older crowd – The News & Observer, RaleighN.C.
- Pickleball Climbs the Rochester Sport Ranks – Your News Now, RochesterN.Y.
- Pickleball picks up in popularity in C.O. – KTVZ, Central Oregon
- Lifestyles Report: Pickleball – Beartooth NBC, Helena Montana
- Paddle up for pickleball – Seattle Channel
- Pickle Ball courts coming to Bettendorf – 6 new pickleball courts coming to Bettendorf, Iowa
- Pickleball courts becoming available in Anoka County – Coon Rapids, MN