Picture: from left – Neil Gray, Leo Kassam, Laura McGeever, Samantha Taylor, Tanya Jamieson
At Paradigm Governance Partners, we believe in fostering strong relationships within our team, promoting a healthy work-life balance, and supporting our local community. That’s why we are excited to share our involvement as a Gold Sponsor in the 2023 Corporate Pickleball League, hosted at the Cayman Islands’ newest Pickleball facility. But before we dive into our role in the league, let’s take a closer look at what Pickleball is all about.
What is Pickleball?
Pickleball is a rapidly growing racquet sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and table tennis. It’s played on a rectangular court with a net in the middle, much like tennis, but with a few key differences. The game is typically played in doubles, with teams using solid paddles to hit a perforated plastic ball over the net. Pickleball is renowned for its accessibility, making it suitable for people of all ages and skill levels. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned athlete, you can pick up a paddle and enjoy this dynamic sport.
The game’s origins can be traced back to the mid-1960s when it was invented by three friends on Bainbridge Island, Washington. Their intention was to create a game that could be enjoyed by their families, including kids and seniors. Pickleball’s appeal has grown exponentially since then, captivating the hearts of people across the globe, including our team, here at Paradigm Governance Partners.
Our role in the 2023 Corporate Pickleball League
We are proud to be a Gold Sponsor of the 2023 Corporate Pickleball League, a commitment that aligns perfectly with our values of team building, community engagement, and well-being. The league takes place at the newest Pickleball facility in the Cayman Islands, providing a state-of-the-art venue for participants to enjoy this exciting sport.
What sets this league apart is the strong emphasis on corporate involvement, encouraging businesses to come together in the spirit of friendly competition and camaraderie. At Paradigm, we believe that activities like Pickleball not only promote physical health but also strengthen the bonds between our team members. It’s an excellent way for us to unwind after a busy day of work, all while fostering a sense of unity and team spirit.
One of the most thrilling aspects of our sponsorship is the active participation of our team members in the league. Every week, you’ll find members of Team Paradigm donning their athletic gear and hitting the courts with enthusiasm. It’s more than just a game; it’s an opportunity for us to grow together as a team, develop new skills, and build lasting friendships.
The league has proven to be a fantastic platform for networking, both within our organisation and with other local businesses. It’s incredible to see how sports can break down barriers and create connections that extend far beyond the playing field.
We’re excited to share this journey with you as we serve up fun, camaraderie, and good sportsmanship on the Pickleball court. Stay tuned for updates on our progress in the league, and who knows, maybe next time you’ll find yourself picking up a Pickleball paddle and joining us in the exhilarating world of this fantastic sport!