Who owns SPiN ping pong in nyc?

Franck Raharinosy
Working with partners Jonathan Bricklin, Andrew Gordon, and Susan Sarandon, Franck Raharinosy created SPiN New York—a 13,000-square-foot underground space where ping-pong tables stand side by side with a bar, restaurant, and DJ station.

What is Spin ping pong?

Spin – the hidden side of table tennis. Spin is imparted onto the ball by using a tangential brushing action with your racket. But when you brush your racket against the ball at an angle of less than, or more than, 90° using an upward, downward or sideways movement, the ball will spin more and not travel as far forward …

Who owns SPiN ping pong?

Meet the Founders of Spin In 2007, best friends Jonathan Bricklin and Franck Raharinosy had a crazy idea—to practice ping pong night and day and get so good that they could make the USA Olympic Team.

Who is Wally Green?

Walter “Wally” Green (25 February 1918 – 11 December 2006) was an international motorcycle speedway rider who finished second in the World Championship final in 1950.

Which side of the table tennis bat is for spin?

Table tennis regulations approved by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) allow different surfaces on each side of the paddle for various amounts of spin (including nullifying it) or speed. For example, a player may have a spin-heavy rubber on one side of his paddle, and no spin on the other side.

Where do you hit a ping pong ball?

Try and play with control and don’t worry about hitting the ball too hard. Aim your shots at three spots on your opponents side of the table; wide forehand, wide backhand, and the middle/transition point between forehand and backhand.

Where is the spin club in New York?

SPIN New York is an iconic 14,000 square foot ping pong social club in the heart of the Flatiron District. Just a few steps away from the infamous Madison Square Park, SPIN houses 17 ping pong tables, a full bar, fantastic shareable menu and private room.

What do you need to know about spin ping pong?

SPIN is a chameleon, deft at adapting for any age or event or city or even country: whether it’s a birthday party, a corporate event, a dance competition or a ping-pong tournament, SPIN has perfected the formula for fun gatherings of every kind, and it’s simple: unlimited ping-pong balls, good food, great drinks, and incredible people.

Is there single use menu at Spin New York?

Single use and/or online menus will be utilized throughout the venue. Barseating is limited to booths only. Social distance markers clearly displayed for guidance. Retail and merchandise section is DISPLAY ONLY, back stock will be packaged for sale. SPIN has partnered with AIRPHX (“air fix”) to put your health and safety first.

Is there a golden age of ping pong?

Our balls are rounder, our drinks are stronger, our food is more delicious, our HVAC has been supercharged, the paddles have been sterilized, employees tested, masks worn, and social distancing adhered to. Welcome to the post-pandemic golden age of ping pong.