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PicklePod Ep 44: Pickleball's Most Public Beefs

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Zane and Thomas recap James Ignatowich's recent surge into the spotlight and how players can build a personal brand. Other topics include serve legality discrepancies, on-court disputes and whether certain aspects of the burgeoning sport should be revised.

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Show Notes:

0:00 Intro
3:02 One commenter leading the race
5:00 The walking meme James Ignatowich
8:58 Building a personal brand
14:00 Biggest revenue stream
16:50 Auditing Zane’s game
22:10 The Alshon vs Ignatowich ‘beef’
26:50 Pickle is more entertaining when you don’t know who will win
28:35 Salome Devidze vs Lea Jansen - we’re going to need more refs
33:10 Zane’s rules for bad line calls
36:43 DJ’s paddle smash will change the rules for players
43:44 Players using their phone mid-match
52:12 The next step of stats is actionable takeaways
57:25 Having a ‘Good Side’ changes a match
1:05:10 Is the Dreambreaker the correct way to decide a match?
1:09:24 The Savannah Bananas of pickleball

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