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PicklePod Ep 67: 3.0 to Pro Pickleball Champion in 1 year

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MLP Champion Rachel Rohrabacher makes her first appearance of many on the PicklePod. Rohrabacher has gone from the hectic environment of SEC tennis to an all-time MLP performance. She recaps her accelerated journey from college champion to Premier Level pro.

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Show Notes:

0:00 Intro
6:12 Rachel’s journey into pickleball
12:53 Was there animosity between players?
14:49 An unbelievable comeback victory
21:50 The story of Rachel’s draft position
26:52 Comparing SEC tennis and MLP
31:40 Where does the MLP win rank in your career? Thoughts on Dreambreaker 38:34 Dealing with pickleball fame and team chemistry
45:01 Andrei’s philosophical quotes
47:39 Questions for Rachel
54:50 The Bryan Bros expected to make a run in pro pickleball
1:00:10 The story of Swimply
1:13:10 Pickleball will outweigh the pool category

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