Spahrs Dominate U.S. Father and Son

Last month the ninth U.S. Father & Son was held and it was no surprise that Chris and Carson Spahr won their first open title. Spahr has long equaled junior excellence. Christian C.F. Spahr, Jr., known to everyone...

WOOP: Planning to Fail

By Will Carlin The build-up to the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver saw the focus fall on one athlete more than just about any other. Already considered one of the best skiers in history,...

World Record Broken for Longest Squash Match

By James Zug Brett Meyer and James Meyer, a father and son duo in New Zealand, are the Guinness Book of World Records holders for the longest squash singles match in history. They set the...

Charlottesville Welcomes the World

by Chris McClintick This summer the 2018 World Masters will be hosted stateside for the first time in tournament history at the Boar’s Head Resort in Charlottesville, Virginia. The biennial tournament, the world’s largest adult squash...

Snoring Rhinos and Other Tales: a Review of Nick Matthew’s Memoir

By James Zug Nick Matthew Sweating Blood: My Life in Squash Cheshire, England: internationalSportGroup, 2013 It is a shame but inevitable. Like everywhere else in their careers, Nick Matthew and James Willstrop are now placed side by side...

2019 Milestones



Caring With Squash

By Nell Schwed Freshman at Dana Hall School, squash player and founder of her own nonprofit, Sydney Soloway uses the sport she loves to help children in need through SquashCares. Soloway’s squash career started early—in the...

It’s Mine: Defined by Titles, Remembered by Values

It’s my resilience. It’s my passion. It’s my strength. It’s my vision. It’s my voice. It’s my risks. It’s my way. Recently the PSA has accelerated its video output in an effort to present players...

Good Literary Length: Three New Books

Good Literary Length: Three New Books By James Zug Trading Secrets: Squash Greats Recall Their Toughest Duels Rod Gilmour (Durrington, England: Pitch Publishing, 2015) Oral history books are notoriously unreliable. What one person remembers might not jib with the...

Urban Squash Citizenship Tour

By Sage Ramadge When was the last time you had a chance to play squash with a governor and a senator in the same week? For twenty-two college and high school students on the Urban...