This is a current awareness blog that links to the latest sources of information on Basque Pelota matches and Tournaments. It covers both North and South Basque modalities: Mano, Main Nue, Pala, Paleta, Remonte, Cesta Punta, Jai Alai, and minor modalites. We link to match articles, statistics and video highlights and/or full match videos.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Jai Alai/Cesta Punta--Pilota Ttiki interview with Eric Irastorza and EITB feature on Fronton Mexico

1. Pilota Ttiki has recently released an interview with Eric Irastorza. Irastorza recently ended his Miami Jai Alai career  after starring in the back court for nearly 20 years. In the interview, he discusses his reasons for leaving Miami and his future plans. The interview is a frank appraisal of some of the issues confronting the sport's future in the US.

"Ce Sera Tres Complique Pour La Cesta Punta de Survivre a Tout Ca"

2. EITB recently featured a small news item on the progress of the remodel of Fronton Mexico. Play is scheduled to begin there in March 2017.

EITB feature (running time 1 minute 51 seconds).