State Games pickleball champ is former Wimbledon competitor

WOODTV | By: Joe Aulisio

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — At age 75, Alice Tym has been playing pickleball for five years.

She has a pretty simple answer when asked why:

“When you get to be a little old lady, you can sit at home and watch TV and talk about your bowels, or you can come out and play pickleball and have fun with everybody else,” Tym said.

She does the latter.

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Media Contacts

West Michigan Sports Commission:

Katy Tigchelaar

Kim Skeltis, Blue Blaze PR

Meijer State Games of Michigan:

Eric Engelbarts, II

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