Beach Volleyball Makes Madison Square Garden Debut in 1993

New York City brings to mind a lot of things: the lights of Broadway, Times Square, Donald Trump. But the beach? For one day, Feb. 20, 1993, midtown Manhattan was transformed into a warm stretch of beach as 16 of the top men’s pro beach players gathered in the world’s most famous arena, Madison Square…

Read More

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.

Read More

Fonoi, Dodd, Swarts, Adriance inducted into Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame

Eric Fonoimoana, who’s known for speaking his mind, was at times at a loss for words; and Matt Gage, whose known for rarely speaking at all, couldn’t contain his enthusiasm during the 2013 California Volleyball Hall of Fame inductions two weeks ago. The ceremony took place at the Hermosa Beach Community Theater, next door to…

Read More

Some big names upset in beach volleyball

The teams of Phil Dalhausser-Sean Rosenthal and Jen Kessy-Rachel Scott are out after the first day at Huntington Beach. Top-seeded teams win easily.

Read More

Kessy and Ross Tipped as Gold Medal Favorites for Shanghai Grand Slam

Costa Mesa, CA – With just under a month until the opening Grand Slam tournament of 2013 kicks off in Shanghai, China, pundits, journalists, and fans are already heavily tipping American women’s duo Jennifer Kessy and April Ross as favorites to bring home the gold. The former USC players won the silver medal in last…

Read More