Volleyball Weekly Recap

The USA vs Brazil Challenge this past weekend generated a lot of hype and started to get everyone excited for Rio 2016. While Brazil won the overall, the US did bring home some hardware. Check out the full recap of the event here.   Following the event, April Ross wrote a blog about her experience…

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Rio test event gives U.S. beach volleyball stars glimpse of 2016 Games

What better way to preview the 2016 Rio Olympics than testing out Copacabana Beach? That’s exactly what the top four U.S. men’s and women’s beach volleyball teams are doing this weekend when they face off against Brazil in a team event in Rio de Janerio through March 1. Here are some of the athletes’ first impressions of…

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AVP Manhattan Beach Open Part 2 on AT&T U-verse

Do yourself a favor and set aside 25 minutes to check out this great feature on the AVP’s Manhattan Beach Open that AT&T UVerse put together. Part 2 is here http://bit.ly/1yqvL4G and also airs on UVerse for the next month.   In case you missed it, Part 1 is here: http://bit.ly/1xmd2ay

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A tale of two beaches: Pro volleyball leagues have different approaches

ESPN featured an article this week about the AVP and the growth of beach volleyball in the US.   To read the article, click here.

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Beach Volleyball Makes Madison Square Garden Debut in 1993

New York City brings to mind a lot of things: the lights of Broadway, Times Square, Donald Trump. But the beach? For one day, Feb. 20, 1993, midtown Manhattan was transformed into a warm stretch of beach as 16 of the top men’s pro beach players gathered in the world’s most famous arena, Madison Square…

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