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Picklepod 17: Olympic volleyballer weighs in on the PB chaos

by The Dink Media Team on

In the most recent episode of PicklePod with Tyson Apostol and Thomas Shields, are joined by USA Olympian and Pro Volleyball player, Casey Patterson.

US Olympic volleyball player Casey Patterson weighs in on the recent developments in pickleball (he joins at (29:10)). He tells the story of his experience with similar situations in early pro volleyball and offers advice as to how pro pickleball players can leverage the changing landscape. The guys come up with a pitch for the bad boy of pickleball and recap last week’s episode.

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*Show notes:*

(0:10) Daytrading and crypto with Tyson

(3:10) Thomas might have been robbed

(6:55) The latest in the MLP/PPA/APP drama

(10:10) The competing tours and business speculation

(19:40) Predictions

(27:30) APP Mesa Open picks

(47:50) Tyson McGuffin’s take on all the news

(50:55) Tyson’s million dollar check and brain teasers

(54:55) Thomas complains more

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

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

PicklePod 15: A Billionaire is Taking Over Pickleball

PicklePod 16: Is all this $$ Good of Bad for Pickleball

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