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Tri Bourne is back on the beach – Americans dominate AVP Hawaii

Last December, Tri Bourne talked to us about the auto-immune disesase he is fighting. End of this year’s AVP season, Tri came back for the AVP events in Manhattan and Chicago. And now he had a great appearance in the season’s last event at the AVP Invitational in...

Gibb and Crabb finish the grind with AVP Chicago win

Jake Gibb and Taylor Crabb won the AVP Gold Series Championships in Chicago. In a one-sided final they beat Chaim Schalk and Tim Bomgren who had before upset top-seeded Phil “The Beast” Dalhausser and Nick “The Quick” Lucena. A very strong net performance by Gibb was...

Playing beach volleyball chess with Angela Rock

Playing beach volleyball chess with Angela Rock “Beach volleyball is like a chess game.” It’s a statement that resonates. A chess game requires explanations. It requires tactics and strategy. And that is when Angela Rock comes into play.Angela...

Tri Bourne and the mental game

Tri Bourne and the mental game There have been easier times for Tri Bourne. Growing up in Hawaii in a family passionate about all sorts of sports, being physically active used to be programmed into his brain. Now is the first time in his life...

All events at a glance – 2018 Beach Volleyball Calendar

It is the off-season and planning for 2018 is running wild. After major beach volleyball associations such as FIVB and AVP have announced their event schedule for next season, Beach Volleyball Space is offering a consolidated view of all major beach volleyball events...

AVP champions Hyden and Doherty split up

2017 AVP Gold Series champions John Hyden and Ryan Doherty will go separate ways in the next season. Based on a post on Ryan Doherty's facebook page, John Hyden is going to team up with Theo Brunner leaving Doherty behind without partner. AVP win in Chicago was...

John Hyden oldest athlete to ever win AVP title

Hyden/Doherty win AVP Gold Series in Chicago Only one week after winning the FIVB World Tour Finals in Hamburg (Germany), Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena (USA) just played another important final. This time they were facing their American colleagues Doherty/Hyden in...

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross end partnership

Walsh Jennings rejects AVP exclusivity contract Five-time Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings is now in search of a new partner — and a new beach volleyball tour — after rejecting a 4-year exclusivity agreement with the AVP that would have locked her into the circuit...