Category: volleyball

Chase Budinger’s Transition From the NBA to Beach Volleyball

Chase Budinger would spend time during each offseason of his NBA career playing volleyball on the beaches of Southern California. He and a good group of friends would play 4-on-4 two or three times per week. Continue reading “Chase Budinger’s Transition From the NBA to Beach Volleyball”

April Ross is a Role Model for Young Female Volleyball Players

The match ended as April Ross and Lauren Fendrick celebrated with high fives and hugs. The beach volleyball duo were onto the next round of the 2017 AVP New York City Open. They dried off with a towel, rehydrated with some water and did some interviews. All standard fare. Continue reading “April Ross is a Role Model for Young Female Volleyball Players”

AVP Brings Beach Volleyball to NYC

With sand beneath her feet and volleyball in her hand, April Ross surveys the scene. While the two-time Olympic medalist is more focused on where to place her next serve, New York City’s skyline, including the massive One World Trade Center, dominates the landscape and the Hudson River complements it in this unique professional beach volleyball event. Continue reading “AVP Brings Beach Volleyball to NYC”

Ryan Doherty’s Journey from Baseball to Pro Volleyball

Ryan Doherty reaches into his pocket for his wallet and pulls out a business card. The red card has his name, an image of him shirtless on the beach with a volleyball, the text “Avatar’s Guide to Beach Volleyball available on the Kindle app now”, and three listed professions:

Pro beach volleyball player
Paid underwear model
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