Navin Kumar – Bionic Man of Table Tennis

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One of this year’s U.S. Open contestants is USA Para Table Tennis player, Navin Kumar. He is the first Parkinson’s athlete in history to represent the USA in international table tennis competitions as part of the Paralympic Program. Nicknamed “The Bionic Man” in the table tennis world, he is also a 5 time open-heart surgery survivor…

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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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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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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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Uberpong First Birthday Celebrations

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We kept this quiet but today the Uberpong first birthday celebrations are in full effect!! That’s right, after our Kickstarter success last year, we launched on November 26th 2012 and in a short time have already worked with Coca-Cola, Levi’s, Nike and MTV amongst many others. We wanted to thank our customers, clients, community members, team…

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