Tuesday, June 28, 2011

'Two Athletes + One Obscure Sport + No Life' = Guinness World Record Attempt

NewPort RicheyPatch.com
Article/pictures by Richard D. Greene

This was the motto printed on the shirts of Justin Lawrence and Jeffery Baker, two New Port Richey Parks and Recreation department employees attempting to set the Guinness World Record for longest game of pickleball.........

.In the last minute of play, the spectators, supporters, and rec workers surrounded the court and cheered for the two. Champagne was popped and the supporters rushed the court and began showering Lawrence and Baker with the bubbly.

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Another article by David Rice, a correspondent for the St. Petersburg Times, appeared on June 29th, and can be found on TampaBay.com:
 24-hour pickleball game gains Guinness World Record for two Pasco men

Congratulations to both of you!!!!  What a great endeavor!!

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