With its constant pop-pop-pop, the noise from pickleball, one of America’s fastest growing sports, can be annoying.
But is it torture?
Neighbors say yes, according to media outlets including the New York Times. A Canadian couple even went on a short-lived hunger strike to protest the sound from courts next to their house in British Columbia, according to an article in the Washington Post.
As pickleball fever continues to grow—and new courts spring up like mushrooms—Northeastern professor Nicole Laffan talks with Northeastern Global News about why pickleball is not dangerous to one’s hearing, even though some feel it threatens their sanity.
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