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USA Pickleball hits the NASCAR track with Ryan Truex driving the ShopUSAPickleball.com car at Martinsville Speedway

On Friday, April 8th USA Pickleball will take the game off the pickleball courts and onto the NASCAR track as Ryan Truex of Joe Gibbs Racing will drive the ShopUSAPickleball.com car in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race, Call 811 Before You Dig 250 powered by Call 811.com at Martinsville Speedway at 7:30pm ET.  “As the fastest growing…

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Serving Up National Pickleball Month

America’s Fastest Growing Sport Gains Nationwide Recognition All April Long    SURPRISE, Az. (April 1, 2022) – To further elevate the stature of one of the fastest growing sports in the United States, USA Pickleball identifies and designates that the month of April will once again be “National Pickleball Month.” Designed for all ages and…

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Growing Pickleball for All with Laura Gainor, USA Pickleball on The Life in the Front Office Podcast

USA Pickleball’s Director of Media Relations, Laura Gainor, joins Jake Hirshman on The Life in the Front Office Podcast to talk all things pickleball, the growth of the sport, opportunities for brands in the game and why she herself loves playing every day.

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The Game That Keeps Growing…Pickleball. Life in the Front Office Podcast Interview with Stu Upson

USA Pickleball CEO, Stu Upson, joined Jake Hirshman, and Andy Dolich to talk about the explosion of Pickleball across the country and world. They dink it up for a conversation about how to grow a sport from the ground up!

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Shape Magazine: Why Pickleball Should Be Your Next Hobby

If you’re seeking a game that’ll get you moving and is easy to pick up, you should head to (or create) a pickleball court, as reported by Zara Hanawalt for Shape Magazine in their featured article: “Why Pickleball Should Be Your Next Hobby.” To learn more about the sport and it’s health benefits, Shape Magazine…

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Architectural Digest: A Pickleball Court is the Hot New Amenity in Real Estate Developments Today

Architectural Digest says that “Pickleball has replaced golf as the most coveted sports amenity in luxury residential developments” in their recent feature covering luxury real estate developments where buyers are now more attracted to the pickleball amenities. Some of the locations featured: Troubador Golf and Field Club in Nashville developed by Discovery Land Company who…

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Des Moines’ Cityview Magazine: Quite the Pickle

Photo by Steve Taylor Des Moines’ Cityview Magazine has featured pickleball as their most recent cover story stating, “the sport of pickleball has caught fire in Des Moines and across the nation.” With Callie Jo Smith featured on the cover and a pro player interview with the #1 ranked player in the world, Ben Johns,…

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CNN: Pickleball, virtual golf, skydiving, craft beer: How malls are luring shoppers

Pickleball, virtual golf, skydiving, craft beer: How malls are luring shoppers – As reported by Parija Kavilanz for CNN Business. As Covid restrictions ease, expect to see more malls morph into family entertainment destinations where shopping may not even be what draws shoppers in. CNN spoke to Tanger Outlets CEO, Stephen Yalof about some of…

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Pickleball is the Fastest-Growing Sport for Second Year in a Row, Growing by 39.3%

Having more than 4.8 million participants nationwide, and a growth of 39.3% over the last two years, pickleball was officially announced as the fastest-growing sport in America for the second year in a row, according to The Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) 2022 Sports, Fitness, and Leisure Activites Topline Participation Report that was just…

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FOX Business: Pickleball business booms during COVID-19 pandemic

With pickleball being the fastest-growing sport for 2 years in a row, it’s no surprise that the business side of the sport has also boomed. USA Pickleball CEO, Stu Upson recently spoke with FOX Business to discuss. View the full story on their website and watch below. Watch the latest video at foxbusiness.com

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