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Pickleball Player Profile: Joey Farias

Joey Farias Player Profile

Hometown: Corpus Christi, TX

Paddle Sponsor: Gearbox 

Paddle: Gearbox Pro Power Elongated Pickleball Paddle

Instagram Handle: @joeyfariaspickleball

About Joey

Joey Farias is a veteran professional pickleball player, medaling for the first time in 2016 with partner Catherine Parenteau in the 19+ division at the US Open. Like many pro pickleball players, Joey comes from a tennis background, and has locked in several notable tennis wins during his career, beating Juan Martin Del Potro and John Isner. Joey has also found success in pickleball, breaking into the top 15 players on the APP and medaling with partner Ben Johns in the 2017 US Open. 

Joey doesn’t just play pickleball, but also spends much of his week growing the sport while running a large pickleball program in Florida. Whether teaching and helping grow the sport, or battling top players on the pro tour, Joey Farias has established himself as a strong figure in the sport of pickleball. 

Joey’s Paddle of Choice 

Like many other Gearbox players, Joey has chosen the Pro Power E for its dominating power, stability, and universal balance. With SSTCore used in all of the Pro Series paddles, and 4 new patent-pending technologies from Gearbox, the Pro Power E is the most popular Gearbox paddle for a reason! 

  • Paddle Weight: 8.0 oz
  • Paddle Face Material: TXR Surface Grip Technology (3K Woven Carbon Fiber)
  • Paddle Core Material: SSTCore - Patented Solid Span Technology
  • Paddle Shape: Elongated
  • Core Thickness: 14 mm
  • Paddle Length: 16 1/2''
  • Paddle Width: 7 3/8''
  • Grip Size: Thin - 4"

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About Gearbox

Gearbox was founded in California by Rafael Filippini. As a professional racquetball player with over 25 years in the composites industry, he honed his skills and worked to create revolutionary technologies while simultaneously fulfilling his dream to create a leading-technology brand created by an athlete for athletes.

Almost 15 years later, Gearbox continues to be synonymous with excellent quality, outstanding durability, and patented, cutting-edge technologies.

Gearbox wants players of all levels to experience how its quality products can improve their game and continue to support their love of the sport. With an advanced lineup of racquets, paddles, edgy apparel, and high-quality accessories, the future is limitless with Gearbox.


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