Pickleball Talks with Steve Paranto
Episode 1 - Steve’s Pickleball History

Episode 1 - Steve’s Pickleball History

August 2, 2019

This is my pickleball story, from when I first started playing as an 18 year old college tennis player back in 1974 through today!

Episode 23 - Kurtis Campbell & Don Stanley

Episode 23 - Kurtis Campbell & Don Stanley

July 6, 2019

On this episode on Pickleball Talks with Steve Paranto, our guest was Kurtis Campbell. Kurtis was in the studio with Steve while Don Stanley called in and they discussed changes they'd like to see in pickleball and shared their opinions/ideas on improving rules, equipment, tournament format and ratings.

Episode 22 - Eddie and Webby

Episode 22 - Eddie and Webby

July 6, 2019

On this episode, Pickleball Talks with Steve Paranto was on the popular pickleball podcast, Eddie and Webby, then afterwards, Eddie and Webby were on Pickleball Talks with Steve Paranto! Eddie and Webby are podcasters who passionate about Videography, Pickleball, Craft Beer, Technology and fun which, except for technology, are the same passions that Steve shares.

Epiosode 21 - Lucy Kovalova, Matt Wright and Steve Cole

Epiosode 21 - Lucy Kovalova, Matt Wright and Steve Cole

July 6, 2019

On this episode on Pickleball Talks with Steve Paranto, our guests were three top Onix Professional Players: Matt Wright, Lucy Kovalova and Steve Cole! Matt and Steve are two of the best men's doubles players and Lucy is one of the best women's singles and doubles player. Steve is also one of the top senior player and instructor. These three are certainly luminaries in our pickleball world and beyond!

Episode 20 - Dave Weinbach

Episode 20 - Dave Weinbach

July 6, 2019

On this episode on Pickleball Talks with Steve Paranto, our guest was 7-time USAPA National Champion, 9-time US Open Champion and winner of 106 Gold medals, Dave Weinbach. Dave seems to always make it to the finals of our big Pickleball tournaments. He has a definite style of play that has changed how the sport is taught.

Episode 19 - June Crabb Memorial Show

Episode 19 - June Crabb Memorial Show

July 6, 2019

In this episode on Pickleball Talks with Steve Paranto, Steve gathered a few of our friends and paid tribute to and shared fond memories of our beloved friend and fellow pickleball enthusiast, June Crabb. June has made lasting contributions to this sport in our pickleball community. In the studio were Randy Bither, Sheila Schoonover, Paul Haertel, and Jim Cessna.

Episode 18 - Graham Erickson (Sports Vision)

Episode 18 - Graham Erickson (Sports Vision)

July 6, 2019

In this episode on Pickleball Talks with Steve Paranto, our guest was Dr. Graham Erickson! Dr. Erickson is an optometrist whose specialty is Vision Care for the Enhancement of Sports Performance. We discussed not only how to improve your game by enhancing your vision but saving your eyes as well.

Episode 17 - Enrique Ruiz

Episode 17 - Enrique Ruiz

July 6, 2019

In this episode that aired May 16, 2019 on Pickleball Talks with Steve Paranto, our guest was Enrique “El Condor” Ruiz! Enrique has not only won National Championships in Singles, Men’s and Mixed Doubles but has won the Men’s Open Doubles Championships with 3 different partners! He was also the first player to successfully play pickleball at the highest levels using both his right and left hands. Enrique also happens to be the best lobber of the game. He has conducted many free clinics in our neck of the woods and has given back to our sport in many ways.

Episode 16 - Dayne Gingrich (Mental Performance)

Episode 16 - Dayne Gingrich (Mental Performance)

July 6, 2019

On this episode on Pickleball Talks with Steve Paranto, our guest was Dayne Gingrich! Dayne is a Mental Performance coach and a 5.5 Selkirk-sponsored pickleball player. He joined the show and discussed the power of mindset - how we can perform at our peak during the most stressful moments.

Episode 15 - Scott Golden and Kurtis Campbell

Episode 15 - Scott Golden and Kurtis Campbell

July 6, 2019

In this episode, we had Scott Golden reporting to us from the Minto US Open Pickleball Championships in Naples, FL! Yes, the Golden Boy himself got us up-to-date on the competition there and made predictions along with my co-host Kurtis Campbell. Kurtis is another top player from my neck of the woods, Hillsboro, OR. Listen in and check the accuracy of their predictions! 

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