Behind the scenes with AVP and Olympic volleyball players Walsh Jennings and Ross

AVP and Olympic beach volleyball players Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross talk about preparing for the new season and balancing being a professional athlete and family. Video produced by Robert Hanashiro, USA TODAY   http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/video/behind-the-scenes-with-olympic-volleyball-players-walsh-jennings-and-ross/3594205462001

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AVP Tour Preview: Talking with the Top Two Seeds in Beach Volleyball

Just a year ago, 21-year-old Summer Ross and her 26-year-old partner Emily Day never expected to be the number one seed headed into the early action of the AVP Tour opener in St. Petersburg on Friday. “I would have been like ‘What? We won’t even qualify!’ I wouldn’t have believed it,” Ross says, laughing at…

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St. Petersburg Open Winner’s Round #1 Results

Friday saw Round 1 of the Winner’s Bracket begin here in St. Petersburg. Here’s an update of what’s been going on in both the men’s and women’s sides: Men’s The number one seeded Gibb/Patterson team took down Camacho/Radde, a qualifying team. Jake Gibb / Casey Patterson (1) def. Dana Camacho / Kyle Radde (16, Q26) 21-12, 21-19   Belov/Carambula managed to knock off…

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#AVPStPete live on CBS!

Leading up to the finals, you can watch the live stream on the AVP website. Live stream can be watched Saturday when play starts at 9am EST and will be available until the last ball drops for play that day. Live stream can also be watched Sunday when play begins at 8:30am EST until the finals,…

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AVP St Petersburg Open Main Draw

The stage is set!   After a long, hot, and grueling qualifier on Thursday, the final 4 men’s and women’s teams have been seeded into the main draw. Only one match by all teams will be played today (win or lose). Play will begin at 10am EST. An afternoon clinic for younger players will be…

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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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What to Watch for This AVP 2014 Season

The beginning of the AVP season is right around the corner. The AVP enters the second season of a seven city tour format with its first top this weekend in St. Petersburg, Florida. While there will be plenty of action to take in this summer, here are a few things to stay on the lookout…

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Watch the AVP St Petersburg Open Finals LIVE on CBS Sports Network!

Watch LIVE on AVP.com   The AVP St Petersburg Open Finals can be watched LIVE on CBS Sports Network!   The finals will be taking place Sunday, June 1st, and the start time will be 1pm EST.   Leading up to the finals, you can watch the live stream on the AVP website. Live stream…

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The 7 AVP Stops

This season, the AVP will be making its way to 7 different cities across the United States. The tour includes stops in St. Petersburg, Milwaukee, Salt Lake City, Manhattan Beach, Cincinnati, Atlantic City, and Huntington Beach. Each one of these cities has its own unique connection with the AVP, in the past and for years…

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Introducing… AVPNext!

AVPNext is the official developmental program of the AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour. It offers the stars of tomorrow a proving ground, a shot at a cash prize and the grand prize of a chance to play their way into the AVPNext Championship Cup and AVP Championships at Huntington Beach. AVPNext was created as a…

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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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AVP Brand Video

AVP 2014 Brand Video from AVP on Vimeo.     This is The AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour. #DigDeep

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