1995-1999

19951995

Incorporates and introduces the Blue Thunder Paddle.

 

 

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1996

Introduces the RRF paddle named after multi-time National Champion, future hall of famer Robin Fulton.

7 out of 8 finalists in the APTA National Championships used Viking paddles.

1996

Viking platform tennis balls are introduced and become the preferred ball of the sport.

Introduces the “White Lightning” paddle. The sport’s first paddle designed specifically for “two-handed” backhand players.

Starts the Viking Cup - an adult/child nationwide tournament.

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1997

Viking introduces the OZ paddle, which becomes the best selling paddle of all time.

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1999

Viking introduces “grit” paddle surfaces.