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SKYblue Pickleball Welcomes Rich Lively as New Brand Ambassador

LAS VEGAS, NV — July 23, 2024 — SKYblue Pickleball is thrilled to announce that Rich Lively, also known as "Picl Rich," has joined the SKYblue Pickleball family as a brand ambassador. Rich is a senior pro and a current member of the NPL Senior Tour, playing for the Columbus Hotshots. With a distinguished history in the sport, he has been ranked in the top 10 for singles and top 15 for doubles, and he holds multiple national titles.

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We are thrilled to welcome the incredible Julie Weston to the SKYblue Pickleball family as our sponsored Senior Pro Pickleball player!

🎉 Exciting News, Pickleball Lovers! 🎉We are thrilled to welcome the incredible Julie Weston to the SKYblue Pickleball family as our sponsored Senior Pro Pickleball player! 🥳 Julie's accomplishments are nothing short of legendary:🏆 Indiana University Tennis Team - Big 10 Champions🏆 US Open Tennis National Championships Mother-Daughter Doubles Winner🏆 Champions Pro Pickleball Tour Star🏆 Drafted by the NPL OKC Punishers🏆 Minority Owner of the MLP Chicago Slice & NPL🏆 Consultant for the NPL💪 Wife & Mom of 4 SuperstarsLiving her best life in Cincinnati, OH, Julie is the epitome of passion, skill, and inspiration. We're beyond excited to see her shine in SKYblue Pickleball's fashion-forward gear, infused with chic European vibes from our Rome Fashion Design roots.Let’s give Julie...

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Skyblue Pickleball Announced as official League-Wide Team Uniform and Merchandise Designer for NPL™

NPL Pickleball™ and Skyblue Pickleball Collaborate for Inaugural Season Success The National Pickleball League, LLC (NPL Pickleball™), in a significant move, has partnered with Skyblue Pickleball as the exclusive "Official Team Uniform Provider" for its debut season. Co-founded by Beth Bellamy, a top-rated Champions/Sr Pro women's player, the collaboration promises an exceptional season with meticulously designed uniforms reflecting each team's unique character.Skyblue Pickleball's commitment goes beyond uniforms, extending to managing the "Official NPL Merchandise" portal for fans at www.nplpickleball.store. The platform allows fans to showcase team allegiance, enhancing the overall fan experience. With contemporary aesthetics and advanced performance materials, Skyblue's uniforms stand out.As the inaugural season unfolds, the regular season finale is set for September 15-17 in San Antonio, Texas,...

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IN THEIR WORDS: Q & ACE With Petra Michael/Founder, SKYblue Pickleball

TUNDRA met-up with Petra Michael, CEO and Co-Founder of SKYblue Pickleball, a leading design firm on the pickleball x athleisure crossover scene, at the 2023 US Open Pickleball Championships in Naples, FL. Michael came to our attention vis-a-vis her amazing designs as worn by Lupita "Lu" Curiel competing on the Senior Pro circuit at the tournament. Curiel had just finished competing, yet her athletic wear looked as if it were ready for lunch at the Four Seasons – SKYblue’s European-inspired designs, a waterfall of bold colors on chic patterns on lightweight and versatile fabric that integrates sunscreen as well.

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Valerie Thompson takes on a new challenge at the Atlanta Open Pickleball Tournament - PPA Tour from May 18 to May 20, 2023

Exciting News! SKYblue Pickleball proudly announces its sponsorship of Valerie Thompson, an incredible athlete and esteemed inductee of the Sturgis Motorcycle Hall of Fame. Known as the World's Fastest Female Motorcycle Racer, Valerie is gearing up to conquer a new challenge at the highly anticipated Atlanta Open Pickleball Tournament - PPA Tour from May 18 to May 20, 2023. Valerie will showcase her exceptional skills, unwavering determination, and remarkable versatility as she competes in the Mixed Doubles, Women's Doubles, and Singles categories. We have complete confidence in Valerie's abilities and wish her the best of luck in the competition. Her commitment to excellence and passion for her craft continue to inspire us all.Join us in cheering on Valerie Thompson as she...

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