Selkirk Sport - We Are Pickleball


By Kyle Whatnall


Coeur d'Alene, ID - June 15, 2023Selkirk Sport, the leading pickleball brand, is excited to announce the release of the new Tyson McGuffin Signature Vanguard Power Air Invikta paddle. This brand-new paddle offers players the ultimate power and spin paddle in a vibrant gold and white color-way, reflecting McGuffin’s dynamic and energetic style on the court.

Over two years in the making, the Vanguard Power Air Invikta has been developed in partnership with Tyson McGuffin himself, one of the world's top-ranked pickleball players. The pickleball paddle is designed to satisfy the evolving needs of both power and spin players as the sport continues to grow and diversify.

The Vanguard Power Air Invikta delivers unparalleled power with a surprising degree of control, creating shots that are difficult to return due to superior ball spin. This paddle is perfect for singles players and former tennis players seeking to dominate the pickleball court. With a larger sweet spot than traditional power paddles, it's undoubtedly the most aerodynamic paddle in Selkirk's repertoire.

The technology incorporated into the paddle has evolved from Project 002, launched in Selkirk Labs, and further enhanced based on the feedback of Labs members. Key features include enhanced control from the SuperCore, improved consistency with 360° Proto Molding, and advanced aerodynamics and edge durability with Aero-DuraEdge Edgeless technology.

Tyson McGuffin is a 5x Grand Slam Champion, 4x National Champion, and one of the top-ranked players on the Professional Pickleball Association (PPA) Tour. Utilizing a background in competitive tennis, his transition to pickleball was swift and successful, turning pro within just six months of being introduced to the game. McGuffin's commitment to the sport is evident in his performances on the court and his ongoing dedication to coaching and teaching.

"Tyson is an exciting personality and incredible advocate for the game, and we're thrilled to deliver a new signature Tyson McGuffin paddle that champions power and spin for all players," said Mike Barnes, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Selkirk Sport. "The new Tyson McGuffin Signature Vanguard Power Air Invikta will enable players to take full control of the court."

For more information about the new Tyson McGuffin Signature Vanguard Power Air Invikta paddle, visit

About Selkirk Sport

Selkirk Sport, a Made-in-the-USA Manufacturer of pickleball paddles and accessories, is a family-owned and operated company based in Hayden, Idaho, located in the shadows of its namesake, the Selkirk mountain range. Founded in 2014, Selkirk Sport is born off a passion for sport, as well as the great western outdoor leisure lifestyle that was afforded to the Company’s founders, Rob and Mike Barnes, along with their father Jim, who is Selkirk’s production manager. Backed by the philosophy of always pushing the limits, Selkirk Sport is committed to manufacturing products that deliver the highest performance with unmatched quality and service.  As part of their early success, Selkirk Sport was the very first Pickleball manufacturer to offer an unprecedented lifetime warranty on its high-performance products. And, to meet the demands of the game’s premier professionals, the Company developed low-profile edgeguards that are lightweight and extremely durable. Selkirk Sport has become one of the industry’s fastest growing companies with paddles used by many of the game’s premier players, such as Tyson McGuffin, Parris Todd, Dylan Frazier, Mary Brascia, Maggie Brascia, Wesley Gabrielsen, Cammy MacGregor, and a host of others who are premier players and national/regional champions.

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