Olympic Gold Medalist Phil Dalhausser Talks Fitness, Nutrition and Roller Coasters

Before Phil Dalhausser became an Olympic gold medalist and four-time USA Volleyball Beach Male Athlete of the Year, he spent his days playing Daytona Beach tourists for $20 a game. “Because Daytona is a big tourist town, a lot of guys there think they can play,” Dalhausser says. “We’d play them, win an easy 20…

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Tuesdays with Avatar: Phil Dalhausser and Sean Rosenthal

It’s that time again, Internet. Time for me to pretend I am contributing to the growth of professional beach volleyball by asking the best players in the country questions that no one cares about but me. (You’re welcome) But think about if you were in my shoes… (Which are a pair of size 17 Crocs;…

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Life At The Beach: AVP Veteran Phil Dalhausser Readies For 2014 Campaign

There was a time not long ago when beach volleyball was a clear up and coming sport. Lots of TV coverage. Events all over the country and the world. Inclusion in the Olympics. Names like Karch Kiraly, Mike Dodd, Mike Whitmarsh, Holly McPeak, Misty May and many others were on sports fans’ collective radars, beach events were weekend parties and the…

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Pro beach volleyball player Dalhausser excited for return to Atlantic City this summer

ATLANTIC CITY — Two-time Olympian Phil Dalhausser has soared for spikes and dived for digs on beach volleyball courts all over the world. He regards Atlantic City, which will host the second Do AC Pro Beach Volleyball Invitational on Sept. 5-7, among his favorite venues. “I think it’s great for us players,” Dalhausser said Wednesday…

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New father Dalhausser eager to return to top in beach volleyball

Packing for China last week, Phil Dalhausser had mixed feelings. Yes, the Mainland High graduate and one of the most imposing beach volleyball players in the history of the sport was excited to begin another season. But this time, the idea of leaving home left a knot in his stomach. For the first-time in his…

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2014 FIVB World Tour debuts with Fuzhou Open

Pre-season training is complete, several partnerships have been switched and others are re-confirmed, as the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball launches the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour this week in Fuzhou, China. The season-opening, double-gender, US$150,000 FIVB Fuzhou Open will see the men’s competition running Tuesday through Saturday, and women’s competition running Wednesday through Sunday….

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Phil Dalhausser: 2013 Goals

Gold Medalist Phil Dalhausser discusses his goals, playing the right side, and his training strategy with Sean Rosenthal and coach Mike Dodd

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Phil Dalhausser: The Olympic Experience

Phil Dalhausser talks about his experience at the Olympics in Beijing and London, and the time leading up to that for him and his then partner Todd Rogers.

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Presidents and the Pros

Before the 2008 Summer Olympics, around 20 select athletes were invited to the White House. Of these 20 athletes, this included beach volleyball greats Todd Rogers, Phil Dalhausser, Misty May and Kerri Walsh.

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Walsh Jennings, Ross and Dalhausser Play Beach Volleyball at Dodger Stadium

The AVP’s own Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross, and Phil Dalhausser were among the sporting luminaries in attendance on Saturday night for the first ever game of ice hockey to be played at Dodger Stadium. The temperature was a balmy 61 degrees as the LA Kings took to the ice against the Anaheim Ducks in a game…

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AVP Players Honored by FIVB Fans and Athletes

The AVP would like to congratulate Casey Patterson who fans chose as the 2013 FIVB Male Beach Volleyball Athlete of the Year. In an online poll of Facebook fans, Patterson was honored along with Germany’s Laura Ludwig, who was chosen as the FIVB Female Beach Volleyball Athlete of the Year. Patterson, along with partner Jake…

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