2013 Nationals V – Gold Medal Match: Open Mixed Doubles

This video features the Open Mixed Doubles Gold Medal Match. The pair team of Luba Zhekhovskaya of Surrey, BC and Michael Gates of Escondido, CA vs Heidi Hancock of Tacoma, WA and Steve Wong of Surprise, AZ.

 

 

 

Open Mixed Doubles

2013 Nationals V – Gold Medal Matches: Open Men’s Singles & Open Women’s Singles

This video features two gold medal matches. First is the Open Men's Singles match featuring Enrique Ruiz of Washougal, WA and Wesley Gabrielsen of McMinnville, OR. The second match is the Open Women's Singles featuring Alexandra Hamner of Carlsbad, CA and Jennifer Lucore of Oceanside, CA.

 

 

 

 

 

Open Singles

2013 Nationals V – Gold Medal Matches: Open Women’s Doubles and Open Men’s Doubles

This video features two gold medal matches. First is the Open Women's Doubles match featuring Jennifer Lucore of Oceanside, CA and Alexandra Hamner of Carlsbad, CA vs the team of Adina Jones of Mission Viejo, CA and Heidi Hancock of Tacoma, WA.

The second match is the Open Doubles Men's match featuring the pair team of Brian Staub of The Villages, FL and Philip Bagley of Ft. Lauderdale, FL vs the team of Billy Jacobsen of Lake Tapps, WA and Tim Nelson of Everett, WA.

 

 

 

 

Open Men's Doubles

2013 Huntsman World Senior Games Pickleball Tournament

Here's a tour of the 2013 Huntsman World Senior Games Pickleball Tournament in St. George, UT.  There's going to be lots of top players and some great competition.  Not to mention the BEAUTIFUL scenery!

 

 

 

2013 Huntsman World Senior Games Pickleball

Pickleball Net Game Instruction – Dinks and Volleys

Here's a quick look at some instructions for dinking and volleying.  The whole key is to keep the ball in play until you get your opponent to pop one up that you can put away.

 

 

 

Pickleball Dink and Volley

2013 Mid South Regional Pickleball Tournament Men’s 5.0 Open Singles

This was the 2013 Mid-South Regional pickleball tournament down in Mandeville, LA.  Deli "Flash" Stinnett vs. Josh Grubbs in the 5.0 men's singles open division.  Deli ended up winning it, 12-10, 3-11, 11-8.  Be sure to check out the point around the 6:45 mark.  We've never seen an effort like this for ONE point!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mid South Regional Pickleball Tournament Mandeville

Pickleball Birthplace Bainbridge Island

 

Congressman Joel Pritchard, Barney McCallum, and Bill Bell invented the game of Pickleball one summer afternoon in 1965 on Bainbridge Island, WA. In Barney's own words, here is the story, along with views of the original (and oldest) pickleball court in the world.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Original Pickleball Court

Crowd Surfing Pickleball 2013 Dennis Forbes Memorial Tournament of Champions Ogden, UT

Out at the 2013 Dennis Forbes Memorial Tournament of Champions, Farrell Lafferty goes "crowd surfing," asking various players about their background and levels of play.  Very interesting to see where people come from and their different viewpoints of pickleball.

 

 

 

 

2013 Dennis Forbes Memorial Crowd Surfing

Pickleball Women’s Championship Gold Medal Match 2013 Dennis Forbes Memorial Tournament in Ogden, UT

Here's a look at some of the best women's competition in the country!  Gigi LeMaster and Adina Jones square off against Jennifer Lucore and Alex Hamner.  It's a knock-down, drag out match to the very end.

 

 

 

 

Women Gold Medal Ogden Dennis Forbes

Pickleball Men’s Championship Gold Medal Match 2013 Dennis Forbes Memorial Tournament in Ogden, UT

This is one tremendous match between the team of Billy Jacobsen and Tim Nelson, against Vonnie Major and Michael Gates.  Jacobsen and Nelson are down in both games, but hang in there to turn it around to win the championship.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013 Ogden Dennis Forbes Pickleball Gold Medal