Category Archives: Beach Volleyball

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2016 AVP Manhattan Beach Qualifier (7/14/2016)

The AVP Beach Volleyball tour paid another visit to Southern California in Manhattan Beach, CA on July 14-17.  60 women’s teams and 68 men’s teams participated in the  one-day qualifier on Thursday. On the women’s side, the eight teams that advanced to Friday’s 16-team main draw were: Katie Jameson / Tracy Jones Michelle Iafigliola / Jennifer Solm Nicolette Martin / Allie Wheeler Lynne Galli / […]

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Fan Wang and Yuan Yue – Road to Rio

Fan Wang and Yuan Yue (China) are today’s featured team in the Road to Rio series.  As of June 6, 2016, their Olympic ranking is #16 overall and the #1 ranked women’s team to represent China. Road to Rio is a photo series of the top beach volleyball teams competing to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. In 2013, the FIVB returned to […]

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Pablo Herrera and Adrian Gavira – Road to Rio

Pablo Herrera and Adrian Gavira (Spain) are today’s featured team in the Road to Rio series.  As of May 23, 2016, their Olympic ranking is #8 overall and the #1 ranked team to represent Spain. Road to Rio is a photo series of the top beach volleyball teams competing to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. In 2013, the FIVB returned to U.S. […]

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Ana Gallay and Georgina Klug – Road to Rio

Ana Gallay and Georgina Klug (Argentina) are today’s featured team in the Road to Rio series.  As of May 9, 2016, their Olympic ranking is #16 overall and the #1 ranked team to represent Argentina. Road to Rio is a photo series of the top beach volleyball teams competing to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. In 2013, the FIVB returned to U.S. […]

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2016 AVP Huntington Beach Main Draw

The AVP Beach Volleyball Huntington Beach held its 16-team main draw this past weekend. Both the men’s and women’s finals featured match-ups of veterans against the next generation of AVP players. April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings defeated Angela Bensend and Geena Urango, 21-13, 21-16.  For the men, Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson defeated Taylor Crabb and Trevor Crabb, 21-19, 23-21. Below are some images from Friday […]

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2016 AVP Huntington Beach Qualifier (5/5/2016)

The AVP Beach Volleyball tour made its second stop of the 2016 season in Huntington Beach, CA on May 5-8.  The one-day qualifier took place on Thursday where over 40 women’s teams and men’s teams participated. On the women’s side, the four teams that advanced to Friday’s 16-team main draw were: Ali McColloch / Kelly Reeves Taylor Nutterfield / Claire Smalzer Avery Bush / Carol […]

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Kerri Walsh and April Ross – Road to Rio

Kerri Walsh and April Ross (United States) are today’s featured team in the Road to Rio series.  As of April 25, 2016, their Olympic ranking is #6 overall and the #1 ranked team to represent the United States. They most recently won gold at the 2016 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Fuzhou Open. Road to Rio is a photo series of the top beach volleyball […]

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2016 WCC Women’s Beach Volleyball Championship

The inaugural West Coast Conference (WCC) Women’s Beach Volleyball Championship was held at Ocean Beach Park in Santa Monica, CA on Friday and Saturday. The participants were #1 seeded Pepperdine Waves, San Francisco Dons (#2), Santa Clara Broncos (#3), Saint Mary’s Gaels (#4), Pacific Tigers (#5), Loyola Marymount Lions (#6) and Portland Pilots (#7). Pepperdine, San Francisco, Saint Mary’s and Loyola Marymount advanced to see […]

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Madelein Meppelink and Marleen van Iersel – Road to Rio

Madelein Meppelink and Marleen van Iersel (Netherlands) are today’s featured team in the Road to Rio series.  As of April 11, 2016, their Olympic ranking is #5 overall and the #1 ranked team to represent the Netherlands. Road to Rio is a photo series of the top beach volleyball teams competing to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. In 2013, the FIVB returned […]

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Larissa Franca and Talita Antunes – Road to Rio

Larissa Franca and Talita Antunes (Brazil) are today’s featured team in the Road to Rio series. Road to Rio is a photo series of the top beach volleyball teams competing to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. In 2013, the FIVB returned to U.S. soil for the first time in 10 years. I have been fortunate enough to attend the Long Beach, CA […]

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Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson – Road to Rio

Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson (USA) are today’s featured team in the Road to Rio series. Road to Rio is a photo series of the top beach volleyball teams competing to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. In 2013, the FIVB returned to U.S. soil for the first time in 10 years. I have been fortunate enough to attend the Long Beach, CA […]

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Isabelle Forrer and Anouk Vergé-Dépré – Road to Rio

Isabelle Forrer and Anouk Vergé-Dépré (Switzerland) are today’s featured team in the Road to Rio series. They mostly recently placed fourth at the 2016 FIVB Rio Grand Slam. Road to Rio is a photo series of the top beach volleyball teams competing to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. In 2013, the FIVB returned to U.S. soil for the first time in 10 […]

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