Beach Volleyball Articles by Date

August 2012

  • FASHION: Oakley Dazzles Miami With Swimwear Runway Show, Hosted by Trimera

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    Posted over 1 year ago by Andrew De Lara

    Women fashionistas probably thought little of Oakley designs just a few years ago. Lo and behold, a new era is here. Taking Miami by storm, O’s Spring 2013 Swimwear Runway Show, hosted by Trimera Group, delivered sizzling hot Oakley flare to Hyde Beach in the SLS Hotel in late July. Showcasing one of the most stylin’ swim collections around – along with pieces from UNO de 50 jewelry on the catwalk – the stunning exhibition displayed the brand’s ultra unique combination of world class style and athletic performance design that characterizes its coming swimsuit line. Lead by Oakley pro surfer Erica Hosseini and O pro beach volleyball player (and model) Jess Gysin, an amazing collection of models made it clear to guests on hand the immense evolution of Oakley’s apparel line – especially in regards to women’s design.

  • Blitz: Julius Brink and Jonas Reckermann Topple Brazil For Beach Volleyball Victory in London, Latvians Claim Third

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    Posted over 1 year ago by Andrew De Lara

    It was a spectacle of massive hits Thursday at the Horse Guard’s Parade in London. But although Brazilian bombers Emanuel Rego and Alison Cerutti threw down some of the most impressive kills of the evening, the two fell short of Germans Julius Brink and Jonas Reckermann – who claimined a dramatic victory following an intensely heated battle (23-21, 16-21,16-14). The impressive result marked the first-ever Beach Volleyball triumph at the Summer Games by a European team. “That was a huge match with many highs and lows,” Reckermann said. “After we gave away the third match ball, my heart really sank. But the beach volleyball gods were on out side today.”

  • Consolation: Brazilians Juliana and Larissa Claim Beach Volleyball Third in London

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    Posted over 1 year ago by Andrew De Lara

    It may not have been the Title that the ultra talented Brazilian duo wanted. But Juliana Felisberta Da Silva and Larissa Franca made up for a missed opportunity in Beijing by claiming a solid third place Beach Volleyball podium finish in London. The heavy bombers came back from a one set deficit to top China for the rights to hardware. “I am very happy that I got a podium finish,” Juliana said. “It’s not the top. But for us, it’s a victory.”

  • Three-Peat! Kerri Walsh Claims Third Straight Beach Volleyball Triumph in London

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    Posted over 1 year ago by Andrew De Lara

    It looked easy. Way too easy. In what may be her last Summer Games with her current partner (Misty May-Treanor), Kerri Walsh claimed her third straight Beach Volleyball victory in resounding fashion, smashing fellow Americans Jen Kessy and April Ross, 21-16, 21-16, to close out an utterly dominating campaign in London. The long-time monster duo, combining stellar ball control, power and stature, demonstrated why they’ve been the class of the sport over such a long period of time. “I’m really proud of finishing the journey with Misty the way we finished it,” Kerri said, with tears visibly forming.