People love pickleball, including celebrities. Celebrities, like Bill Gates, Kim Kardashian, Giuliana and Bill Rancic, Jillian Michaels, and Jenna Bush, have all professed their love for pickleball. Most recently, Ellen DeGeneres even proclaimed her obsession for pickleball on her talk show, Ellen. With millions of viewers and followers worldwide (including more than 89 million Instagram followers), could people like Ellen - with massive reach and worldwide influence - fuel the growth of the sport of pickleball? It would seem so.
In addition to the likes of Ellen DeGeneres, Bill Gates, and others mentioned in this blog, which celebrity or celebrities do you think would be a great ambassador for the sport of pickleball? Share with us in the comments below!
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Since returning to professional pickleball this year, after taking a long COVID hiatus, Leigh and Anna Leigh Waters have been traveling the country for pickleball tournaments. But, one thing that that they have not done in a really long time is take a family vacation... until now. Learn about Team Waters' trip to Costa Rica from Leigh herself, which included as much, or more, pickleball than at home in Florida, monkey spectators, family bonding, surfing, and a lot of new friends made on the Costa Rican pickleball courts, which reminded them how much fun the great sport of pickleball really is.