Paddletek is pleased to announce the Tempest Wave is the official paddle of the 2017 US Open Pickleball Championships. "We are elated to be the official paddle two years in a row for the most elite pickleball tournament in the world," says Curtis Smith, Paddletek, CEO.
The Tempest Wave is one of the most popular paddles used in the sport. It's medium weight and responsive graphite face makes it a favorite for beginners and pro players alike. Last year Dave Weinbach won gold playing with the Tempest in the pro open division of the US Open Pickleball Championships with his partner, Kyle Yates.
In November at the USAPA Nationals, Paddletek player, Aspen Kern won gold with the Tempest Wave in the open division in mixed doubles with his partner, Simone Jardim.
The special edition US Open Pickleball Championships Tempest Wave will begin shipping on April 10th, 2017. It will be available through Paddletek's dealer network and various sporting goods stores. The MSRP is $115.00.