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Posted: October 12, 2018|Categories: Contest
Win a Xamsa Crucible racquet by guessing what’s included in the advertised weight of your racquet.
There's a lot of confusion when it comes to racquet weight in the world of squash.
Some manufacturers report the weight of the frame alone, while others include strings, grommets, and/or grip.
Complete the form and you could win a Xamsa Crucible squash racquet.
The winner will be chosen at random amongst all entrants.
Why do we compete? What is it about sports that make our blood boil? Why do we struggle relentlessly to the point of exhaustion just to come back for more the next day? Simply, for the love of the game. Few activities can provide that special rush of adrenaline, accelerated heart rate and the flood of endorphins the same way that sports can. It is in those times of being so deeply absorbed in the game that the rest of the world, with all of its hanging questions and responsibilities, drops out of existence and there is only the hunt. Granted, it may not be the kind of hunt that our ancestors were used to, roaming the planes in search of the next meal or fending off an attack just to stay alive, but there is definitely an element in sports that links us with our prehistoric past where it was survival of the fittest, and where not hunting would just as well mean starving.
Well, the rules of the game may have shifted just a little bit, what is at stake is not an empty belly but
Posted: July 21, 2016|Categories: Squash racquet reviews
Short video review of the Black Knight Ion Cannon PS Squash Racquet
Posted: June 10, 2016|Categories: Squash racquet reviews
What I noticed first, and what I remember about the racquet from players using it years ago is the narrow frame beam width - it's only 17mm thick. With it's metallic silver paint you can see where the name comes from. Quicksilver. Silver paint, with a narrow frame which is easy to manouver - and fast.