Tri Bourne was born in Honolulu, HI, and currently lives in Manhattan Beach, CA. Bourne attended college at USC, where he played opposite hitter, outside hitter, and libero. Bourne set the school record at USC for most 20-dig matches in a season. Bourne partnered with Riley McKibbon, a future USC teammate, and won the gold medal at the 2007 AAU Junior National Beach Volleyball Under-20 Championships.
Bourne made his AVP debut in 2013 at Salt Lake City. Bourne was named the 2013 AVP Newcomer of the Year and Most Improved Player. Entering his 2nd full season, Bourne will be partnering with John Hyden for the 2014 tour.
Favorite thing about beach volleyball: “The Beach.”
Hobbies: “Surfing, body surfing, Canoe paddling, free diving, golf, Basketball, pretty much any competition, camping and spending lots of time with friends and family.”
Something people would be surprised to learn about you: “I love SPAM.”
2015: Bourne and Hyden played in four AVP events, advancing to the semifinals each time. The duo placed third then second before winning the last two events. Bourne ended the year third in hitting percentage (.476), third in kills per set (7.24), fifth in blocks per set (1.65) and sixth in aces per set (0.61). Bourne and Hyden competed in nine FIVB events together, with a best of fifth three times.