Introduces the sports only orange platform tennis ball and starts sponsorship relationship with the PPTA.

Starts the Viking Academy - a nationwide traveling teaching group comprised of top teaching professionals.

Starts the Viking Junior Tour - a nationwide series of junior events.


2003 New


Viking participates in “The Tennis Show” at the US Open and Dave Ohlmuller appears on The Tennis Channel.

Viking sponsors the “Battle at Beckett” featuring former French Open Tennis Champions Luke and Murphy Jensen playing APTA National Champions Dave Ohlmuller and Chris Gambino.



Viking introduces the “ZONE” paddle which becomes the paddle of choice for top players across the country.

Viking introduces the “Ignite” paddle, Viking’s first oversized paddle.

2004 Both

2004 3


        Viking introduces “VIMAX” the sport’s first tri-layer core paddle.