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PicklePod 15: A Billionaire is Taking Over Pickleball

by The Dink Media Team

In the most recent episode of PicklePod with Tyson Apostol and Thomas Shields, are joined by 14yo “Phenom” and #1 Ranked Mother-Daughter Duo

First recurring guest Zane Navratil joins the PicklePod to break down all the chaos that’s happened since last episode. We discuss the massive investment in the PPA, the new contracts and how the players are reacting. Zane talks about where he stands and how the APP, USA Pickleball and MLP are impacted by the recent developments. It’s a crazy time to be in pickleball, and Zane is right in the middle of it.

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*Show notes:*

(0:10) Welcoming Zane back to the pod and talk about his move to Austin

(5:10) Zane’s new business and domain speculation

(10:10) Discrepancies with the Dink Awards

(12:55) Tom Dundon, Pickleball Chaos, PPA Contracts

(31:55) The APP’s Response

(36:55) Zane’s take on the spin-serve rulings (that never end)

(45:10) Zane drops and the guys give updates

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