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Austinites Competing in the 2022 National Deaf Pickleball Tournament
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L-R standing-Jay Kowalczyk, Vanessa Scarna, Tracy Shannon, Angela Campion, Raychelle Harris. Bottom L-R-Lizzie Bloom, Carrie Lou Bloom.

To say Lizzie Bloom is a fan of the fast growing sport of pickleball may just be an understatement.

"I’m so glad pickleball exists! I’m in two different PB leagues and other nights when I’m not playing league games, I do drills."

Pickleball even made it into her recent wedding plans.

"Carrie Lou and I just got married and we actually looked for pickleball courts so we could keep playing during our honeymoon! And yes, we played everyday — even while honeymooning in Mexico."

So when the latest opportunity to compete came up, she and Carrie Lou were ready to play.

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