May 8, 2023
The Canadian National Pickleball League is excited to announce the newest ownership group for Team 3: Ricky Liorti, Frank Walker, Oliver Shanks, and George Boutsalis. These four accomplished individuals bring a wealth of diverse talents and experiences to the table, making them the perfect fit for CNPL’s mission to bring together the best pickleball players in Canada.
Ricky Liorti is a content creator who has made a name for himself in the entertainment industry. With a passion for capturing and sharing the best moments in life, he has worked with some of the biggest names in music, fashion, and sports. His eye for detail and ability to tell a story through his work will undoubtedly bring a fresh perspective to Team 3.
Frank Walker is a world-renowned DJ and music producer who has made waves in the electronic dance music scene with his currently-charting single “I Go Dancing” ft. Ella Henderson. His infectious beats and innovative productions have earned him millions of fans around the world. With a keen ear for music and keeping the crowd moving, he will undoubtedly help to create an electric atmosphere both on and off the court.
Oliver Shanks is the owner of the successful Parlour Restaurant Group, which includes some of the most popular dining destinations in Canada. His experience in the hospitality industry and expertise in providing top-notch service will be invaluable in creating a welcoming and enjoyable experience for fans and players alike.
George Boutsalis is a digital entrepreneur who has built successful businesses from the ground up. His knowledge of digital marketing and branding will help Team 3 stand out and create a strong presence both online and in-person.
Together, Liorti, Walker, Shanks, and Boutsalis make up an ownership group that is sure to bring a unique blend of creativity, business acumen, and passion to the CNPL. Their vision for Team 3 aligns perfectly with CNPL’s mission to create an unforgettable experience for players and fans alike. We can’t wait to see what this talented group will achieve together on and off the court. Check out their introduction video here and stay tuned for updates on the CNPL and Team 3 as the inaugural season approaches!