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PicklePod 14: 14yo “Phenom” and #1 Ranked Mother-Daughter Duo

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

Mother-daughter duo and 2021 National Champions Leigh and Anna Leigh Waters explain why they passed on a Dink sponsorship. Yes, Anna Leigh is tired of the age thing. We learn about the early days of their careers and find out some new details around Anna Leigh’s 2022 partnership with Ben Johns. Drill to play ratios are discussed before the guys drop some breaking news about Simone Jardim.

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*Show notes:*

(0:10) The Waters explain why they aren’t sponsored by The Dink anymore

(4:10) What it’s like being “the young phenom”

(8:25) “The Dink Guy”

(10:30) The story of the Waters and Pickleball

(20:10) Drill to play ratios

(23:40) The time AL showed up to a random court and is gambling happening?

(35:10) The Waters drop and the guys weigh in on their future

(38:60) Nationals results and big news about Simone Jardim

(45:40) The guys close out the episode with recent news

Get caught up on previous episodes here:

PicklePod 1:

Zane Navratil – Fire Up the Zanesaw

PicklePod 2:

Irina Tereschenko – Come at me Bro

PicklePod 3:

Doug Ellin – Creator of Entourage

PicklePod 4:

AJ Koller – 2nd Best in Sin City

PicklePod 5:

MLP Draft, Texas Open, and the Joe Rogan Experience

PicklePod 6:

Pickleball Invades Big Media

PicklePod 7: College Pickleball Kickoff

PicklePod 8:

Jay Devilliers – Addresses Mixed Doubles Comments

PicklePod 9:

2022 Partnerships and The Dink’s origin story

PicklePod 10:

Dekel Bar’s Journey to Pickleball and Response to Lee Whitwell

PicklePod 11:

Who the hell is Thomas Wilson?

PicklePod 12: Pickleball McNasty Pickleball Celebrity Whisperer

PicklePod 13: From College Football to Pickleball Pro

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