June – July 2014 IRT Newsletter

June – July 2014 IRT Newsletter

June-July 2014 Newsletter

2014 World Outdoor Championships Crowns Rocky Carson

With a pair of national championships and a worldwor-logo 4championship already under his belt, the IRT’s #2 ranked pro, Rocky Carson, added to his impressive 2014 year with a win in the men’s singles division at 2014 World Outdoor Racquetball (WOR) Championships in Huntington Beach California July 10-July 13. This win gives Carson his 10th WOR title, making him the most decorated outdoor player ever.

New Courts Keep the Lewis Drug Pro-Am on the Cutting Edge By Don Grigas

By Don Grigas One day in late January Rocky Carson — the number two-lewisdrugcrowd_200byJMranked player on the International Racquetball
Tour (IRT) — spent a few hours surfing in the Pacific Ocean near his home town of Ladera Beach, CA,
enjoying the balmy 80-degree weather and bright sunshine. The next day he was on an airplane headed to the Lewis Drug Pro-Am tournament in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Click for More: Lewis Drug Pro-Am

Playing In the ZONE!

franheadshot_150Once you’re familiar with the basic skills, techniques, and tactics, YOU will be ready to train to enter the zone!

Click for more: Playing In the ZONE! by Fran Davis

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2014 IRF World Championships

The USA Racquetball Team finished first against teams from IRF_Dubs_2014_20021 countries who converved in Burlington, Canada near Toronto for the 2014 International Racquetball Federations (IRF) World Championships June 14-21. Mexico came in second and Bolivia third..Click for more: 2014 IRF World Outdoor Championships
Ektelon: Revitalization for the Premier Name in Racquetball. It is a rebirth for Ektelon, the first company to manufacture racquetball racquets.  The company is unveiling many new products including racquets, shoes, eye guards, bags, and gloves. Scott Winters, Vice President for Ektelon states that it isa “completely newEktelon_NEW_Approved_White_430x270 revamped line of products” and that in his 20 years with the company they have “never put out this amount of new product, ever.” That means racquetball players worldwide can look forward to a ton of exciting innovations and new products coming their way very soon.
Read More Ektelon Revitalization for Premier Name 

The IRT’s NEW 2014-2015 Schedule is up! 

– 80+ Pro Stops
– 15+ Top Tier Events!
– New Pro Doubles in Long Beach, CA!
– New Tier 1s!
– Same Great Community of Players and Fans!
Click here to check out the full schedule.
New Season:
New Website!
We’re upgrading the IRT website to give you more news,  videos, and images that are easy to find and use. Keep checking back as we continue to make racquetball’s information flow better than ever.

UnitedHealthcare US Open 2014: October 8-12 Registration is Open


US Open 2013 DVDs on Sale!