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Can Celebrities Boost Pickleball Growth?

by Stacie Townsend 2 Comments

Can Celebrities Boost Pickleball Growth? | Pickler Pickleball

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!

Stacie Townsend
Stacie Townsend


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May 22, 2020

I think any celebrity that would play in front of the public or enter a tournament would be beneficial especially if they could compete at 4.0+!

Joel french
Joel french

May 20, 2020

Played NIck Foles quarterback for the eagles soon after he won the superbowl.

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