fbpx

Flying in from the East Coast Gizmo looks warm in our Southern California sun. Ray's glare off the screen of my video messenger and when the picture clarifies all I see are cheeseburgers. So many cheeseburgers. Gizmo is a pickleball pro who rally's behind altruism to spread the sport that changed his life. With a laid-back vibe he dives deep into pickleball. His first words: "It was love at first sight." His second: "I have no experience."

It was a clean sweep as Greg Whitfield and Roxanne Pierce were able to secure a gold medal in the Western Regional Pickleball Tournament on Wednesday after 11-2-2 and 11-6-1 victories. Pierce is better known for her time competing in the 1972 Olympics as a gymnast for the U.S.A. On this day, she and Whitfield worked seamlessly together to secure two wins, and a trip to the National Pickleball Finals. The best part of this: this was their first time playing together. “When they asked me if I wanted to play with Roxanne Pierce, I said gladly,” said Whitfield complimenting Pierce. Anytime a shot came their way, Whitfield set it

So what it is Pickleball? Fountain Valley is hosting a 1200-person Pickleball tournament on September 18-23 in Mile Square Park. ExperienceFV – CTY 611 has partnered with the USA Pickleball Association for their West Regional Tour as the official city tour guide for guests and locals! Check out the app for exclusive offers from the city’s best businesses! Pickleball has traditionally been under the radar. All that has changed as it gains traction across the United States. The sport stands out from its predecessors by offering inclusivity. Matches between 80-year-olds and 10-year-olds are the norm with every category in-between. Played using a paddle and a

X
X