Saturday, May 23, 2009

Happy World Squash Day!

Hoping that you all got a chance to get on court today and remind yourself of why you love this game so much. We did! Awesome match with a great friend and then beers after. Solid.

Unfortunately, nothing was organized in Vancouver, Canada, THIS year but we're not going to let the day go by again without some kind of celebration.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

PSA Picks Pacey + Pacey

Pacey + Pacey Design is a Vancouver studio that has been in the graphics business for over 12 years but only began to get involved doing design work for the squash community in 2004 when one of the partners caught the "squash bug". They've designed logos for clubs as far afield as Inuvik and Bogota and created posters for National tournaments in Canada and the Organization of Eastern Carribean States. All of that was well and good but, truth be told, their goal had always been to work with the "big boys".

At the end of 2008 the Professional Squash Association contacted Pacey + Pacey and asked them to design a series of posters. These posters would be made available online to PSA event promoters to assist them in advertising their events. As the PSA has partners all over the world the posters would have to appeal to a varied taste. In the end five posters were created and each one stars a current PSA player and takes advantage of the amazing photography of Steve Line at SquashPics.

Squash Republic is pleased to give you a sneak peek at the posters.

We've already spotted one tournament using the poster: The Rochester Pro Am.

Let us know if you see any around and tell us what you think of the designs!

Friday, May 1, 2009

Republic in the Republic

A quick shout out to the newest member of Squash Republic: Pavel Sladecek of the Czech Republic. Pavel is #1 on the Czech tour and his PSA ranking is 160 and we think he looks pretty snazzy in our classic dry fit.

More info on Pavel here.
Order your own shirt here.

Big props to Maciek Klis for forwarding us these photos and to Adamo for taking them!