Recent Beach Volleyball News
When you’re hot, you’re hot…especially when you’re in Oakleys. Just ask Oakley’s Phil Dalhausser, whose team (with Todd Rogers) blasted its way to a resounding victory over 13th-seeded John Mayer and Matt Prosser, 21-14, 21-11, in the AVP NIVEA Tour Hermosa Beach Open final this past Sunday. On the bikini side of the event, Oakley’s Jen Kessy and April Ross (both rocking Oakley Radars) pounced on Elaine Youngs (Oakley Flak jacket) and Rachel Wacholder for a 21-17, 21-14 triumph.
Kerri Walsh Joins Oakley Athlete Roster: Famed Champion of Beach Volleyball Now Part of Oakley Family
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., June 14, 2010 – The global leader in sport performance and lifestyle innovations, Oakley, today announced that beach volleyball phenom Kerri Walsh has joined the company’s family of professional athletes. Called “the greatest beach volleyball team of all time,” Kerri and teammate Misty May-Treanor have been awarded two Olympic gold medals in the sport, and Kerri has earned numerous accolades in the U.S. AVP Tour and the FIVB World Tour.
The beach at Siesta Key, voted one of the best beaches in Florida, hosted the third stop of the Corona Light Wide Open Volleyball Tournament this past weekend. Oakley is a major sponsor of the tournament, which is a grassroots event created in part with beach volleyball legend Karch Kiraly. Old school rules apply — think sideout play to 15, no antennas, on a 30×30 court.