AVP DASHBOARD

Updates for AVP’s 2020 season and the COVID-19 implications.

Kim Smith

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Hometown Zionsville, IN
Height 6'3"
Birthday July 18, 1992

Kim played indoor for 12 years before she turned her sights to beach volleyball. She had her breakout season in 2017 when she partnered with Olympic Bronze-Medalist CiCi Zhang and made 7 of 8 Main Draws. She’s also the AVP Staff writer.

What are your pre-game rituals?
Running to the ocean (to both warm-up and remove myself from the craziness) and listening to “The Birth and Death of Day” by Explosions in the Sky. The song is seven minutes long, so I stretch, pray, and get centered. I’m not superstitious, just a little stitious. But I’ve had this ritual since freshman year of college (omg – that was ten years ago).

If you weren’t playing professional volleyball, what would your job be?
Writer. Oh wait…

What is your favorite event location?
Seattle – I have family friends that live up there. They host me and a few other players and AVP staff. We spend our off-time playing pinball, air hockey, and cuddling their Corgi named Pickle. Second favorite is Chicago – I went to school there, so the city holds a special place in my heart. And it’s close to home so my whole family comes up.