Former top 100 tennis pro and recent pickleball convert stops by to talk about his recent Major League Pickleball experience.
Travis has the unique perspective of being a player and partial owner of the Florida Smash, which makes this interview particularly interesting. He addresses drafting himself, playing with JW Johnson and what happened on those blown timeouts at a crucial moment in the MLP finals.
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- (10:59) Welcome Travis Rettenmaier
- (15:07) Bad coaching in the MLP Finals?
- (15:59) MLP Format - Good for Drama, Bad for Gambling
- (21:47) Tyson’s Solution to the format dilemma
- (27:21) Florida Smash owner Travis Rettenmeir elects to retain Travis Rettenmaier
- (38:37) This is how you earn the name ‘Dirtbag’
- (46:47) The Rettenmeir quinceañera: an MLP coming out party
- (48:51) Go ahead, buy ‘em all, the next wave is coming
- (56:07) The bet for world’s number 1 - Ben or JW in 2023
PicklePod is the leading pickleball podcast hosted by Reality TV Star and Survivor Winner Tyson Apostol and Founder and Owner of The Dink, Thomas Shields.