Dmitry Druzhinsky Welcomes Pro Wall Ball Tournament

Dmitry Druzhinsky Welcomes Pro Wall Ball Tournament

Back in the 1930s, according to the U.S. Wall Ball Association, beach-revelers hitting a worn tennis ball up against the sides of wooden jetties gave the New York Parks Department the idea to build community handball courts in city parks. Today, the sport has professional ranks and is known as Wall Ball, played at athletic centers across the country. Dmitry Druzhinsky, co-founder of Brooklyn’s premier health and fitness complex MatchPoint NYC, was recently joined by area politicians for the Pro Wall Ball Tournament, an annual big competition – billed as the “Battle of the Boroughs” – that raises awareness of public health and youth empowerment. The winning team took home the trophy along with a year of bragging rights.

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