HAYDEN, Idaho – As professional and recreation pickleball continue to surge in popularity, Selkirk Sport, the sports’ leading paddle and accessories brand, has signed multi-time national champion Wesley Gabrielson, of McMinnville, OR, to an endorsement deal as a brand ambassador.
As a Team Selkirk member, Gabrielson will compete on the professional pickleball circuit equipped with Selkirk Sport’s AMPED Epic paddle, a high performance, USA-made pickleball paddle. Gabrielson, who is a legend in the sport as an 11-time USA Pickleball National Champion (five doubles, five mixed doubles, and one singles), is also a two-time US Open Champion and two-time TOC Champion. In addition to his Selkirk paddle, Gabrielson will be outfitted in Team Selkirk apparel when competing in tournaments and teaching the game.
“Wesley is one of the most accomplished pickleball players of all-time, and we are excited to add him to our line-up of Team Selkirk brand ambassadors,” said Rob Barnes, Co-CEO, Selkirk Sport.
Gabrielson joins an elite line-up of Team Selkirk brand ambassadors, which include some of the most accomplished players and teachers, such as Tyson McGuffin, one of the top ranked professional pickleball players in the world in both singles and doubles; Cammy MacGregor, a top ranked senior player and former top 75 women’s professional tennis player; Morgan Evans, coach to the world’s elite pickleball players; Enrique Ruiz: hall of famer and six-time National Champion; Kaitlyn Christian, 28-year old professional tennis player, top 50 in doubles on WTA Tour; Joanne Russell, 1977 Wimbledon Doubles Champion; Lindsey Newman, top 5 women in the world; Riley Newman, the number-two ranked doubles player; and Sherri Steinhauer: former LPGA major champion and four-time United States Solheim Cup winner, among many others.
For more information on Selkirk Sport and Team Selkirk’s stable of professional pickleball ambassadors please visit www.selkirk.com.