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For the first time ever, a winner of the PicklePod listener contest joins the pod. He is a former free diver and competitive surfer who outlines the flow state benefits of pickleball. Zane explains the new scrutiny around his signature paddle and gets coerced to auction off a seat at his wedding. Plus a story featuring Machine Gun Kelly, Megan Fox and ayahuasca in Costa Rica.

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Show Notes:

0:00 Honcho Pickleball League and pickleball job openings

4:15 We introduce Connor Irwin, kinda

11:00 Flow state and pickleball

16:41 A new standard for the grit test

22:43 A coaching relationship or serial killer material

27:05 Pros are still young and when to tag an opponent on the ground

35:45 DJ Young is turning things around

39:10 Mindfulness in pickleball, Ayahuasca with MGK and Meghan Fox

46:27 The Kumbaya era is over

52:18 Best pods in pickleball

55:12 Did Ben Johns like losing?

1:03:10 Playing poorly on Adderall

1:08:24 Zane wants to auction seats to his wedding

1:20:10 Stop Alzheimer’s Now questions

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