A little education here naked with me … Before, when I was playing in a lot of tournaments, racquetball, and lose more than he did, it was tough mentally. There were times at the end of certain parties, when I had just beaten both really seriously considered trying to dig a hole in the wooden floor and covered myself. This time out of that stinking little door and face what was outside the court. Racquetball is not a huge spectator sport, but there are some tournaments in California and Texas, two states where enjoys sports participation is higher, when somewhere around 500-600 people turn to see the action. Now that sounds like a lot of people when you consider how many people are in some other sports, but in racquetball fans are much closer to you when you leave the field of play than they are in most other sports. So close, in fact, that you can feel their eyes and hear their comments about their performance, and we all know that everyone has an opinion. They come to look into your eyes, and yours.
It's close, and not always comfortable. It is one of the little things and I had to learn to drive. In racquetball, if you defeat without scoring, as in 15-0, is called "taking a donut." Boys and girls let me tell you something here and now, you have to have a strong constitution to take a 'double donut' in 2 out of 3 match game and still receive the next weekend at the prospect of facing the same opponent with many of the the same people watching. .continue reading