AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour extends partnership with Wilson

Wilson is the exclusive volleyball of the AVP’s seven-tournament tour

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AVP’s Donald Sun sets up the 2014 season and the future of volleyball

After going bankrupt in the middle of the 2010 season, the AVP Tour is now is now under the watchful eye of owner Donald Sun, who bought the famed tour two years ago, and is now readying for the 31st year of its existence. The company operated seven tournaments in 2013 and this season it…

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Tickets on sale for AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour’s St. Petersburg Open

The world’s best beach volleyball players, including Olympic stars Kerri Walsh Jennings
and Phil Dalhausser, local standouts Raquel Ferreira and Brooke (Younquist) Sweat
come to downtown St. Pete from May 30-June 1.

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Tuesdays with Avatar: Ryan Doherty and Nick Lucena

What’s up, Internet?  It is your favorite volleyball player/underwear model/freelance writer Ryan Doherty. (AKA Avatar, AKA White Chocolate, AKA Tater Salad) The AVP realized that there was no point in updating their website unless I was going to be producing original content for them, so after much begging, (and a flattering but frankly inappropriate proposition…

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AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour announces partnership with Barefoot Wine

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.  (April 1, 2014) – The Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP), the premiere professional beach volleyball tour in the U.S., is proud to announce that Barefoot Wine, maker of fun, flavorful and affordable wines, has been named the official wine of the AVP Tour. Barefoot Refresh, a light-style or light-bodied, refreshing wine with…

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Southern California Volleyball Association and the AVP seek to boost beach volleyball participation in Los Angeles through new partnership

The Southern California Volleyball Association (SCVA) and the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) announced the launch of a strategic partnership to establish new event opportunities on Los Angeles area beaches starting in 2015, during a press conference at the 2014 SCVA Junior National Volleyball Qualifiers at the Los Angeles Convention Center.“This new beach volleyball programming…

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AVP pro beach volleyball tour announces 2014 schedule, strategic partnership with IMG

Upcoming season will feature seven tournaments across the country from May-September;
IMG joins AVP in two-year agreement to handle tour operations

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AVP Athletes Attend Second Annual “Gold Meets Golden” Event

The AVP’s own Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross and Jen Kessy were among the star athletes on-hand for the second annual “Gold Meets Golden” event. The event was held on the eve of the 2014 Golden Globe Awards and was created as an opportunity for Olympic athletes and the Hollywood elite to be able to meet, interact, and inspire one another.

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Doherty-Lucena for 2014

After playing the 2013 season with Todd Rogers, Ryan Doherty has announced that he and Nick Lucena will partner for the upcoming year. The 7’1″ Doherty, a former college baseball star, had a disappointing second season on the professional beach volleyball circuit. Though Beijing gold medalist Rogers clearly has years of experience, the pair earned…

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