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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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Japan’s Megumi Murakami scoops up a dig/Ed Chan, VBshotscom VBM photo editor Ed Chan had a day at the beach Wednesday at Shiokaze Park. Tri Bourne and Jake Gibb defeated Switzerland’s Adrian Heidrich and Mirco Gerson, Switzerland’s Tanja Huberli and...
  • July 28, 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, 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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Brooke Sweat digs in the Sochi qualifier/FIVB photo With the qualifier completed, the stage is set for the penultimate Olympic beach volleyball qualifier, a four-star tournament in Sochi, Russia, and Americans Kerri Walsh Jennings and Brooke Sweat got through into...
  • May 26, 2021
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Travis Mewhirter passes a ball in practice before the Bulgaria one-star. Photo/Lisa Dietrich SOFIA, Bulgaria — It was at 9:04 in the morning when I heard the first whistle. By the time it had made it over the courts, around...
  • May 23, 2021
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April Ross and Alix Klineman will take a well-deserved rest dduring the Sochi 4-star/FIVB photo A 33-month (!) journey is finally (mercifully?) coming to a close in a little over a month’s time as the beach volleyball fields for the...
  • May 21, 2021
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April Ross will play for the meda rounds Saturday/FIVB photo At the 4-star FIVB Cancun Hub on Friday, four American teams — April Ross and Alix Klineman, Kelly Claes and Sarah Sponcil, Nick Lucena and Phil Dalhausser, and Tri Bourne...
  • May 1, 2021
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