More people are picking up pickleball

(March 16, 2017 Danville, AR,

Pickleball is picking up in popularity. Say that three times fast.

Danville Mayor Phil Moudy, 68, and his wife, Mary Ann, 68, are two of those who play the sport with the funny-sounding name.

Robin Pickens, 52, founder of Danville Pickleball and the area’s official ambassador, said she discovered the sport by accident about five years ago. Pickens said the bottom line is that pickleball is an enjoyable sport for almost anyone, anywhere. “We just want to encourage people to get healthy and get moving, and it’s so much fun. Beginners are always welcome. The equipment is here; just show up, and we’ll teach you,” she said. Read More…

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