Campinas, Brazil - Under cloudy skies and in chilly conditions, teams from Brazil, USA, Germany and Russia were all unbeaten in pool play of the women's draw on the first day of the inaugural FIVB Beach Volleyball World Cup Final in Campinas, Brazil.
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 24, 2013 – Corrientes champions Madelein Meppelink and Sophie van Gestel are the team to beat at the Transavia Grand Slam in The Hague. A lot is expected from the Dutch girls after their victory in Corrientes following two fourth place finishes. And this time they will be playing on home ground too.
The third Grand Slam of the 2013 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour season will take place on the beaches of Scheveningen from June 11 to 16...
KINGSTON, Jamaica, May 28, 2013 - The efforts of the Jamaica Volleyball Association to prepare its teams to compete in the U-19 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships will receive a significant boost when renown Brazilian volleyball and beach volleyball player and coach Jacqueline Louise Cruz Silva visits Jamaica from May 29 to June 13.
As a player, Silva was a member of several successful Brazilian volleyball...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The U.S. men’s beach volleyball team of Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson won a second straight on the FIVB World Tour on Sunday, taking the silver at the $440,000 FIVB Corrientes Grand Slam in Argentina.
Gibb (Bountiful, Utah) and Patterson (Van Nuys, Calif.), seeded No. 7 in Argentina, opened play on Sunday by winning a semifinal battle over Italy’s No. 3 Paolo Nicolai and Daniele Lupo (21-19, 20-22, 15-17 in 55 minutes). The U.S. team fell in the gold medal match to Latvia’s Aleksandrs Samoilovs and Janis Smedins, 21-16, 21-19 in 39 minutes.
Gibb and Patterson will split $22,000 for taking second.
Another exciting day at the FIVB Corrientes for Team USA!
Jen Kessy and April Ross continue to advance as well as Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson. Both teams have really tough draws but continue to play at a ridiculously high level!
I can't wait for the first AVP stop in Salt Lake City, Utah, all you fans are going to want to sit front row at Jake and Casey's first match! (If you can find room around the court with all their family and friends, in case you didn't know they are the hometown heroes that tournament!) Hands down they are the most entertaining team to watch!