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Nashville, TN 


Introducing Kaitlin, a remarkable contestant, hailing from Manhasset, NY. Currently stationed in Nashville, Kaitlin's dynamic career as a news and sportscaster has led her to become a prominent voice in the industry. Beyond her broadcasting endeavors, she's a freelance host and reporter for Pickleball Channel, with her debut at the prestigious US Open leaving an indelible mark.

Kaitlin's athletic journey has been diverse and inspiring. A former crew member at UCLA and a seasoned ocean lifeguard for five summers in Long Beach Island, NJ, she's no stranger to pushing her physical limits. Back in high school, she shone as a three-sport varsity athlete at Manhasset High School, achieving All-State recognition in tennis in New York.

Her professional pursuits have taken her across California, Montana, North Carolina, and Tennessee, where she's found a unique sense of belonging within the pickleball community. 

Kaitlin's role extends beyond events – she's taken the stage as an emcee for notable pickleball tournaments, including the CMA Fest celebrity pickleball tournament and the Dinkville Celebrity/Pro tournament, rubbing shoulders with renowned figures like Dierks Bentley. Her work as a news/sportscaster in Nashville continues to get her noticed on and off the pickleball court.

While pickleball occupies a significant part of her life, Kaitlin is equally at home on the golf course, beach volleyball court, and spending cherished moments with her beloved dog, Beau. With a lifelong foundation of elite athleticism and a relentless competitive spirit, pickleball has offered Kaitlin a fresh avenue for her competitive drive. Her journey reflects the transformative power of pickleball, granting her a second chance to thrive in the world of competition.

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All contestants of Pickleball Paddle Battle Season One share a remarkable set of qualities: they are inherently competitive, fueled by an insatiable hunger for success, and possess an unyielding drive to outperform. Their dedication knows no bounds; they're ready to put in the effort that exceeds most expectations. Their ultimate goal? To ascend the ranks and become the best players globally.

But their passion for pickleball runs deeper. It's not just about the game itself; it's about the profound social connections and the vibrant community that the sport fosters. Their shared love for pickleball binds them, driving their desire to triumph both individually and as part of this spirited community.

Through these biographical insights, crafted from their interview submissions and cast reels, you'll gain an intimate understanding of who they truly are. You'll uncover their motivations, aspirations, and the driving force behind their relentless pursuit of victory. By getting to know them better, you'll find compelling reasons to stand behind them, cheer them on, and cast your vote in their favor.

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