The Deceptive Softness Of Joy

The Yin, the yang…balance and harmony…a medal for happiness. Perhaps that is the goal we should be striving for…. in life as well as in the game of pickleball. For me, I approached my guest’s story as looking at the strong ‘n gentle way this lady moves on and off the court. She’s a top ten competitor who keeps things in perspective. She’s properly serious…about having fun. This lady keeps her feet on the ground, even if she falls. This … Continue reading

Getting A Piece Of The Island With Scott Moore

Rocky Mountain High….I recently called Scott Moore at his home in Colorado Springs. He had just returned from a trip to Naples, Florida. Scott enjoys travelling, especially when he gets to have fun with his pickleball friends. A lot of Scott Moore’s pals were congregating in the Sunshine State in late April for the Biggest Pickleball Show on Earth – The US Open. Some of the players were native Floridians, including the talented competitor and commentator Brian Staub. In one … Continue reading

Marcin’s Monster Matches

*It was a pickleball smash…he got round the court in a flash….Morgan commented good trash…at Marcin’s Monster Match. Hey all you fans of crazy racquet action. This edition is about one of the most entertaining pro players in all of Pickledom….Win or lose, his games are always fun to watch. Let’s find out how this guy’s solid technique allows him to be a freewheeling beast on the court. Although he can be scary to compete against, I found out he … Continue reading

Badger Tales – Part One

American badgers are starting to become active now that the weather is warming up. They don’t hibernate, they just sleep more than usual when it’s cold in their burrows. When the temperature rises, the feisty critters live interesting lives in mid western states like Wisconsin. I would enjoy writing a story about the underground adventures of one of the furry fellows, but this time I will focus on a clean shaven variety of the species…The following article is a result … Continue reading

The Big O and The Big Circle

  Part of keeping going on the pb tournament trail is staying in good with the people that help with expenses. I have interviewed many talented players–Alex Hamner, Aspen Kern, Kyle Yates, Gigi LeMaster, Sarah Ansboury, Wes Gabrielsen and many others….Pickleballers like these are more than just skilled players. They have a quality that their fans, and thus sponsors love….charisma! Coming up is a story of a fellow that had some good tournament success last year and has the potential … Continue reading