We discover a spectacular new concept ! Ghost Padel is a form of playing of Italian origin, which can be installed on any indoor court ! We meet its creator, Paolo Bertolini.
Playing in the dark
Lorenzo Lecci Lopez: Can you explain the concept of Ghost to us? Padel ?
Paolo Bertolini "Ghost Padel is a new way to play padel, she's from elsewhere patented. It's a great idea, to make the game even more fun and full of adrenaline.
We play it in the dark. The only things visible are the lines that outline the field, the ball, the racquets, and the players' clothes - everything is fluorescent.. "
Lorenzo Lecci Lopez: Who is Ghost for? Padel ?
Paolo Bertolini: "By its characteristics, the concept will be used for tournaments, team building activities, birthday parties ...
It's a sport for everyone: it's a game for all ages, from children to seniors.
It's like a classic match of padel. There are two players (Ghost Padelists) in each team."
Lorenzo Lecci Lopez: How did you come up with the idea?
Paolo Bertolini : “I am the creator of the SSAdvertising Srl agency in Milan, leader in the production of projects in the field of sports and entertainment. Three years ago we did a very similar football project (Ghost Soccer). From there was born the idea of Ghost Padel. I would like to thank Claudio Galuppini from Italian Padel who believed in this project that we are carrying out together.
More fun, more spectacle, more game! Ghost Padel is a different way of thinking about Padel, where the protagonists are the fun and the spectacle. ”
Lorenzo Lecci Lopez: Can we also play during the day?
Paolo Bertolini: “Of course, as long as you are in covered places like hangars and indoor structures in general. You turn off the lights and you play. You can also play outdoors but there has to be little light on the ground. ”
Kits to play everywhere!
Lorenzo Lecci Lopez: Are you only in Milan at the moment? Are you planning to open in another Italian city? European?
Paolo Bertolini : "In Milan, we have a showroom with two fields where you can try ghost Padel. The society, GHOST PADEL Srl, produces and ships KITs all over the world to center operators Padel who request it. You will find all the information on the website www.ghostpadel.com. Just five days after the launch, we had already received requests from Italy, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, Belgium and other countries. ”
"The Padel is the sport of the moment ”
Lorenzo Lecci Lopez: How do you see the development of padel in Italy ?
Paolo Bertolini :" The padel is the sport of the moment: the number of new pitches, the growing number of players, the arrival of sponsors and increasing media attention. In Italy, Today there are around 1800 sites, in the next 5 years, according to my forecasts, we will reach 10.000. “
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From his names, we can guess his Spanish and Italian origins. Lorenzo is a multilingual passionate about sports: journalism by vocation and events by adoration are his two legs. Its ambition is to cover the biggest sporting events (Olympic Games and Worlds). He is interested in the situation of padel in France, and offers prospects for optimal development.