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What’s Wrong With Pro Racquetball? (1883 National Racquetball)

I wrote this piece 31 years ago right after attending the 1983 Ektelon Nationals, held 5/1/1983 in Anaheim, CA during the 1982-3 season. Some things just don’t change… It was published in the July 1983 edition of National Racquetball.

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2013 Year In Photos

Click On Photo To Play Slideshow Photos from indoor and outdoor racquetball tournaments in Las Vegas, Huntington Beach and Arlington, VA.

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Kane can recapture #1 ranking with win

When Kane Waselenchuk steps onto the court this weekend at the ROLLOUT New Jersey Open he will hear an unfamiliar announcement as he is introduced as the number two ranked player on the IRT Pro Racquetball tour. This may not … Continue reading

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My Last Racquetball Photo Shoot

When I began photographing racquetball 5 years ago, my goal was to help promote this game I have played for most of my life and to improve the quality of racquetball’s image in commercial marketing and in social media and … Continue reading

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Will Kane Waselenchuk Break Cliff Swain’s Record of “Most Tournament Wins”? (currently at 70**)

Kane Waselenchuk currently holds just about every major pro racquetball record. At the upcoming Ghost of Georgetown  IRT Tier 1 tournament (Sep 12-15), Kane can break yet another record of “Most tournament Wins” currently held by Hall of Fame Legend … Continue reading

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My unbiased reporting on the Advocare 24 Day Challenge

For those who do not know, my life took a big turn in the road on Mother’s Day of this year. After experiencing some very minor stomach cramps over a course of 3 days, my loving wife convinced me to … Continue reading

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The Kane Announcement…

Was accurate! My ranking points calculation was based upon the published IRT tournament schedule and the published rankings as of April 23rd, 2013.  When calculating the points I correctly dropped the lowest scores for both Rocky and Kane and I … Continue reading

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Kane Waselenchuk Wins 8th World Racquetball Championship Crown

40By20.com April 28, 2013 Kane Waselenchuk (Austin,TX) captured his unprecedented 8th  International Racquetball Tour (IRT) Professional World Racquetball Championship title yesterday by winning the Ektelon Tournament of Champions IRT Tier 1 racquetball tournament at the Multnomah Athletic Club in Portland, … Continue reading

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Mega Week for Racquetball & Paddleball!

If you are craving world-class tournament competition this week you are in for a real treat! We have a Tier 1 IRT/USAR Regional Qualifier tournament in Portland, an LPRT Tier 1/USAR Regional Qualifier tournament in San Antonio, the CPRT Championships … Continue reading

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Kane is a marketing promo genius!

We have all heard the comments…the IRT is boring because Kane Waselenchuk winning is almost the “default” outcome.  I for one enjoy The Great One’s dominance, but I was there when Hogan dominated his era and people said the same … Continue reading

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