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The bad boy of pickleball DJ Young joins the PicklePod to discuss his run-in with the law. Young is the first player to be fined on the PPA Tour. DJ breaks news about not being able to use his paddle at PPA Austin. The guys discuss USA Pickleball revamping the paddle testing process, Nationals’ new home, and Dude Perfect joining the list of MLP owners. Plus, the winner of the merch giveaway is announced.

Show Notes:

0:00 DJ needs to sign a waiver

4:50 The ‘How much did you get fined?’ game

9:20 Zane’s paddle sells out after it gets challenged

13:40 DJ’s hip thrust routine

18:20 Paddle throwing competition

21:28 Paddles or PEDs for a bigger advantage

39:00 What’s actually being said between players on-court?

47:38 Dude Perfect invests in an MLP team

56:15 Let’s bring DJ to a rage room

1:00:00 New paddle testing overhaul

1:14:29 Nationals is moving from CA to TX

1:23:34 Collin Shick’s breakout weekend

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