Celebrities Get Involved With Pickleball
As you can imagine, the rise of pickleball’s popularity has many benefits. The game is inexpensive and easy to learn, and is an excellent way to achieve a healthy balance between genders and generations. Celebrities include Ashley Underwood David, fashion designer Sarah Staudinger, UTA chairman Jim Berkus, and actresses Kate Winslet and Olivia Wilde. And because it is so fun to play, even the most unlikely players can become a part of the fun!
The new sport has many celebrities and sports fans. The Kardashians and Leonardo DiCaprio have become pickleball fans, and you may even catch them playing on the couch! In addition, George Clooney and his wife Amal play it regularly on the set of the Chicago Cubs’ bullpen. And even Joel Silver, former NBA executive, prefers to play the sport than play it, but has turned his celebrity status into a career in pickleball.
Pickleball’s popularity has skyrocketed in recent years, and is predicted to grow by 21.3 percent by 2020. Currently, there are 4.2 million pickleball players in the U.S. alone, which is a big reason why celebrities are getting involved. The Kardashians are not the only celebrities to embrace the game, as many famous athletes play it as well.
It’s fast, fun, and fast-paced game with a social atmosphere, and it’s not difficult to see why. It’s even gaining popularity among the sports elite, and many celebrities are joining the fun. Vanity Fair has an article about it, as does The Economist. The sport has a growing fan base, with 4.2 million players in the United States. Its founder, Chuck Ellemberg, took up the sport after suffering from osteoarthritis in his hips. Not only is it popular with younger players, but it’s also an excellent social experience for older residents of retirement communities.
Although the sport is a new one, it’s already making waves. The Kardashians, Melinda Gates, and Jamie Foxx have all played pickleball, as have many other celebrities. The Clooneys have been practicing with their sons and have even played a game at a public venue. Similarly, George Clooney, who has a son, plays the sport with his wife Amal. Interestingly, a former soccer star, plays the game with his wife, and Tyson Apostol, has turned his fame into a successful influencer.
Pickleball is a fast-growing sport with an increasing number of players worldwide. Andre Agassi founded the Andre Agassi Foundation for Education (formerly called the Andre and Melinda Gates Charitable Foundation), which seeks to provide quality education to underserved youth. The Academy opened in Las Vegas in 2001, and the two founders are the only two men to have invented this sport.
The sport has a humble beginning. The sport is easy to learn and fast-paced, so it can be played by anyone, including those who have never played the game before. Its global reach is unmatched, and pickleball has exploded in popularity in the last two years. The sports industry is now thriving and its booming. It’s no wonder why so many celebrities love it.
The game is a fast-paced hybrid of sports like tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. The game is played with a modified tennis net and is very similar to ping-pong. It is played with a Wiffle ball. In fact, it’s a sport that is so widely accessible it’s now a popular choice for celebrities.
Aside from celebrities, pickleball is becoming increasingly popular. Ellen DeGeneres, who has 89 million followers on Instagram, announced her obsession with the sport on her show, and the Kardashians have even tried it out on a reality TV show. Its popularity has exploded and it’s fast-paced enough that even the Kardashians and DiCaprios are playing.
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