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Racquet Magazine

A project in New York, NY by Caitlin Thompson & Dave Shaftel

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A quarterly print publication that does justice to the game we love—from tennis' buccaneering past to its modern global culture.
Backers: 643
Average Pledge Per Backer: $86

Funded: $55,059 of $50,000
Dates: May 16th -> Jun 19th (35 days)
Project By: Caitlin Thompson & Dave Shaftel
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Latest News

Help us get our last $5k in 48 hours

June 16th - via:
Fans of sport and letter, I'll keep it brief. We're SO close to bringing you a thoughtful, gorgeous, tangible print magazine - we just need a final $5,000 in the next 48 hours to make it happen. We so appreciate you backing us, and now's the time to... (Read More)

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June 11th - via:
Turns out we can't run a contest - but we promise to add some good swag in our last few days of Racquet's campaign. Thanks for being a champ anyway Steph Chau!  (Read More)

NOT A DRILL - Next 24 hours Nets Novak Djokovic Swag

June 11th - via:
Hey Team Racquet, First - thank you to every single person who's subscribed, bought just one issue, or helped us spread the word. We're 75% of the way through our campaign, and 75% funded. We are SO PUMPED at the outpouring of personal notes and... (Read More)

Celebrate Racquet's halfway point with new prizes, courtesy of Grand Slam Tennis Tours

May 28th - via:
Friends of sport and letter, We're bowled over that we've been able to raise $25,000 in service of bringing a literary print tennis magazine to life so quickly! Thanks to each one of you who has subscribed, helped spread the word, and offered to... (Read More)

Now shipping globally!

May 18th - via:
Hey everyone - especially folks from outside the US and EU - we're so excited about your enthusiasm to subscribe that we've spent the past day talking with printers/distributors, and it looks like we can announce that we'll ship globally! Please... (Read More)

10k in 24 hours

May 17th - via:
We're humbled, thrilled and grateful that our first full day has gotten us 20% to goal! Thank you so so so much everyone who has kicked some money our way, and for those of you following along, we hope it's been entertaining! Due to popular demand,... (Read More)

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