Pickleball is slowly making more and more appearances in the pop culture scene in the United States. Recently, on August 17th, 2018, Cash Cab—a popular game show on the Discovery Channel, where a New York City cab driver drives unknowing passengers around the city while asking trivia questions for a chance to win a free ride and lots of cash—featured a question about the sport of pickleball. Pickleball has also made the following pop culture appearances:
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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.