Woman beats T.J. Watt, Minkah Fitzpatrick, Alex Highsmith at pickleball

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker T.J. Watt (90) reacts during an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, in Baltimore.

Nick Wass, Associated Press

Some grandmas knit. Others read. This grandma dominates the pickleball courts, beating Pittsburgh Steelers players while she’s at it — without even knowing who she was playing against.

On Saturday, 64-year-old attorney Meg Burkardt saw two men playing one-on-one pickleball, while a third man sat and watched. Burkardt asked if she could join and play doubles, offering to let one of them use her extra paddle, per the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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“I could tell they were beginners. Don’t tell them I said that,” Burkardt told the Post Gazette.

After the games, Burkardt texted a photo with her new friends to her family group chat. Burkardt has five children and one grandson.

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Source:: Deseret News – Sports News

      

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