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“Pickleball is so fascinating; when I was bored, I took up the paddle and that changed my life…….”

with Neil Thakur DOB:                      30th November 1970 State:                    Maharashtra City:                       Mumbai Club:                     Khar Gymkhana Neil Thakur- the name needs no introduction. But still, for the newcomers of the sport, let’s introduce today Dr Neil Thakur, the man who is one of the pillars of Indian Pickleball. The Joint Secretary …

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A soldier, a businessman and the Pickleball co-creator- Barney McCallum leaves this world with a rich Pickleball legacy

“We had no purpose; nobody said, lets sit down and make this a game; there was no conversation like that, it was strictly for our own pleasure.” Barney McCallum clearly admitted this in an interview on Pickleball Channel when the channel members spoke to him to celebrate 50 years of …

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“Pickleball has become a habit to me now; I wish to see more women playing the sport…….”

with Krutika Giri DOB:                      5th December 1998 State:                    Madhya Pradesh City:                       Dewas Club:                     Vaishnav College Sports Complex, Indore Krutika Giri travels 35kms from Dewas to Indore to play Pickleball everyday. After a long and tiresome journey from her home to Vaishnav College Sports Complex at Indore, that one shot …

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“Pickleball is my passion; coaching new players is like doing my own revision …….”

with Kunal Bare DOB:                      8th December 1995 State:                    Maharashtra City:                       Mumbai Club:                     Team CK, Club MK Academy Kunal Bare proudly announced that he is the Head Coach at Club MK Academy and he wants to continue serving Pickleball by coaching new players.  “I want to promote Pickleball in my …

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“I thought of forming the Mumbai City Association because district associations are much needed for legitimately spreading Pickleball in the society…….”

with Om Kubal DOB:              19th March 1996 State:             Maharashtra City:               Mumbai                 “I never make time for sports; it is my day to day life. I eat, sleep and repeat sports. It is like morning Shooting, afternoon Coaching, evening Pickleball and night Chess. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are my breaks.” …

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“Pickleball is so rejuvenating, it is like meditation for me…….”

with Sachin Shri Patil DOB:                      28th  November, 1976 State:                    Maharashtra City:                       Mumbai Club:                     JMD Sachin Shri Patil is a businessman; a man who has been into fashion industry quite for sometime. It is always a busy day for him when time flies; 24 hours in a day seems to …

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