Alix Klineman

Norway’s Anders Mol kicks up his heels for a shot/Ed Chan, VBshots.com What a Thursday at the Tokyo Olympics beach volleyball. The women’s semifinals were in the morning at Shiokaze Park and then the men played at night. VolleyballMag.com photo...
  • August 5, 2021
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Tri goes air “Bourne” for the save/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Monday the intensity ratcheted up significantly in Olympic beach volleyball as the competition hit full force. The round of 16 concluded as April Ross and Alix Klineman kicked off the morning...
  • August 2, 2021
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TJ DeFalco stabs at a Brazilian jump serve/Ed Chan, VBshots.com For the first time in the Tokyo Olympics the USA had a day with a losing record in volleyball. In Friday’s beach action, American teams went 1-1, as April Ross...
  • July 30, 2021
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ROC’s Maxim Mikhaylov rips an overpass in the middle of three USA defenders/Ed Chan, VBshots.com The A Team and Dalcena were back in action on the beach Tuesday at the Tokyo Olympics, and both won, and the USA women swept...
  • July 27, 2021
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Taylor Sander wipes the Russian block for a point/Ed Chan, VBshots.com Team Slaes — Kelly Claes and Sarah Sponcil — finished on a 6-0 run in the third set and won their first beach volleyball match of the Tokyo Olympics...
  • July 26, 2021
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The USA women celebrate winning the 2016 bronze medal in Rio/FIVB photo These are the Sensory-Deprivation Olympics: No fans. No natural crowd noise. No touching.— Dave Sheinin, The Washington Post Ah, the sound of silence … One of the really cool...
  • July 23, 2021
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Taylor Crabb, left, coach Rich Lambourne, and Jake Gibb at an FIVB tournament in 2019/FIVB photo More than a full day after VolleyballMag.com and most major news outlets reported it, and long after Taylor Crabb himself wrote about it on...
  • July 22, 2021
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April Ross and Alix Klineman celebrating winning the 2019 FIVB four-star event Sunday in Itapema, Brazil/FIVB photo Getting a spot in the Tokyo Olympics came down to the wire for the other three USA beach volleyball teams, but April Ross...
  • July 19, 2021
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Alix Klineman takes away Russia’s Ekaterina Birlova’s line/George Davison photo It seems fast, to an outsider, a normal human being observing the ascent of Alix Klineman. And, to be sure, it is. But there is a reason that nearly two...
  • July 16, 2021
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April Ross, left, and Alix Klineman will face the Netherlands, Spain, and China in Tokyo pool play/FIVB photo The pools for the Tokyo Olympics beach volleyball tournament are set. Amidst a ceremonial backdrop that had the feel of a 1960s-style...
  • July 5, 2021
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