Smash Pong: Enticing Installation Ping Pong Game

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Julien Vallée & Eve Duhamel of Vallée Duhamel have created Smash Pong – a customized table tennis table that breaks all the rules of the game. And Uberpong salutes them! As part of an exhibition called “On! Handcrafted Digital Playground” at the Contemporary Art Center of Cincinnati, Smash Pong  is a game that requires players to try and hit wooden pieces of varying shapes and…

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Uberpong 2013 Review

Welcome to the Uberpong 2013 review. A lot has happened in the last year. We received some great press after launching our website on Uberpong.com and got our TV debut when we appeared on EXTRA TV. We created custom ping pong paddles for Mario Lopez and Maria Menounos and printed their faces on the rubber. We had our…

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Monkey Ping Pong Paper Toy Instructable

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Uberpong is a big fan of collectible and paper toys and anything that brings art and design together with ping pong. Check out this instructable that teaches you how to print, cut and fold a monkey ping pong paper toy. Here’s how he should look! [via Austin Visuals Animation Studio]

Kickass Handcrafted Ping Pong Paddle

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Paul Alexandrov (Zuhlon on Instagram) sent us this short article about his awesome handcrafted ping pong paddle handle on his table tennis blade. Enjoy! “I have long been looking for a tool that will help me become a ping pong athlete. I tried soak the rubber in milk or freezing to very low temperatures but it…

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Sundial Vinyl Ping Pong Toy

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Sundial is a new limited edition vinyl figure with miniature ping pong paddle and ball. He is the leader of the Astros ping-pong team. This 7 inch ping pong toy was created by designer Camilo Bejarano and is 1 of only 500 that has been produced. For toy/collectible geeks, Camilo’s description takes it to the next level: Name: Sundial Age:…

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Jun Mizutani Mind Blowing Serve

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Jun Mizutani is a Japanese table tennis player who was the youngest Japanese national champion at the tender age of 17. Check out this video of him showing off his serving style resulting in some mesmerizing spin. The slow-motion footage in HD is well worth a watch.

Ralliers Short Film About Ping Pong Scene In London

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The Ralliers short film is directed by Livingstone Thomas – a table tennis coach, community sports volunteer and founder of the London Fields Table Tennis Association. He invites us to try the sport out and meet other ralliers, enjoy its inclusive nature and witness its increasing social role in the city’s public spaces. Outdoor table tennis is rapidly…

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Taiwan Designer Week 2013

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A big thank you to Josie Chou for sending us these photos of some cool paddles from Taiwan Designer Week 2013. Are you a designer and want to be featured on the Uberpong blog?

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