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Scott Fliegelman calls Pickleball his back to the future sport as he uses his experience as an endurance athlete in preparing for senior pro tournament events. He talks about his magical week at the U.S. Open where he had the chance to play with the one of the best players in the world.  Scott also gives some of the best tips I’ve heard when it comes to getting the best from your Pickleball partner.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Why Scott calls Pickleball his back to the future sport
  • What he brings to Pickleball from his experience as an endurance athlete
  • What Scott does in the gym and through diet to prepare for tournaments plus how he dealt with going from 28 degrees in Denver to the 80’s and humid at the U.S. Open
  • How he planned to only compete in one event at the U.S. Open in April, but ended up playing four events through serendipity
  • Scott’s role at Babolat and how the company is growing the Pickleball business
  • How to Get the Best From Your Pickleball Partner
  • Why it is important to tap paddles between points

Mentioned in the Show

Babolat

Babolat Mnstr Pickleball Paddle

Boulder Pickleball Website

Boulder Pickleball Facebook

Boulder Pickleball Instagram

Pickleball Virtual Summit

 

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