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Pickleball Here I Come!

I was never really athletic as a kid.  I'm not exactly sure why.  I'm on the short side, but I probably still could have played something.   I didn't participate in any organized sports.  Actually, I was in a bowling league in junior high and high school which solidifies the fact that I didn't take part in any organized sport as a kid. I did join a kickball league here in Madison a few years ago, but would often feel pressure when those towering fly balls would come my way.  However, I've found a sport that I think is right up my ally. Pickleball. I talked about it on the air this morning and some listeners did play it in high school.  However, it appears to be more of a game for those around 10 years old or 80 years old.  I think I've found my niche.  I may not be athletic, but I think I could still put up a pretty good showing against those two age groups. Basically Pickleball is sort of like tennis, but you use wiffle balls, ping pong-like racquets and the nets are smaller.  It's called Pickleball because they guy who invented it had a dog named Pickle that would chase after the ball. I am dialed in and ready to play.  Now I just have to cruise the old folks homes and elementary schools looking for a team!

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