“It seems this season things are clicking, I’d say the added experience of having a year under our belt and having more support from our integrated support team and a new coach have definitely all contributed.” – Canadian Brandie Wilkerson said.
VolleyMob caught up with the Canadian duo Heather Bansley/Brandie Wilkerson to talk about their standout year, the strength of Canadian beach volleyball and their new sponsorship deal with Kerri Walsh Jennings’ P1440.
Anders Mol (right) and Christian Sorum (left) won 3 of the 4 biggest World Tour events of the 2017-2018 season.
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Phil Dalhausser shared video of the gold medal point at the 2008 Olympics, which came 10 years ago today. VolleyMob looks back at Dalhausser’s continued success and career since that day.
Latvian Aleksandrs Samoilovs shares about his partner, all things volleyball, how his family play a role in his game and how it has changed since he started in 2003 in our first 10 Questions feature.
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As the sand in Hamburg, Germany, heats up ahead of the FIVB World Tour Finals, take a look at the men’s race, including top seeded Norwegians Anders Mol/Christian Sorum and three-time 2018 gold medalists Alexander Brouwer/Robert Meeuwsen from the Netherlands.
With a $150,000 check on the line for the champion and just 10 teams vying for the title, take a look at the women’s field, which includes teams from seven nations, including two each from Brazil, Germany and Canada and Americans Summer Ross/Sara Hughes.
Young Norwegians Anders Mol/Christian Sorum continued their winning tear from the month of July, extending their current win streak to 19 matches with a Vienna Beach Major title victory over Poland’s Michal Bryl/Grzegorz Fijalek.
Seventh-seeded Barbora Hermannova/Marketa Slukova of the Czech Republic overcame a 21-10 Set 1 loss in the title match and a nagging shoulder injury to Slukova to win their first ever Major Series gold.
The men’s semifinals are set for the Vienna Beach Major with No. 3 Anders Mol/Christian Sorum of Norway and No. 5 Dutch pair Alexander Brouwer/Robert Meeuwsen leading the field. No. 14 Grzegorz Fijalek/Michal Bryl (Poland) and No. 24 Cherif Younousse/Ahmed Tijan (Qatar) round out the group.
As the women’s race for the Vienna Major title dropped from 16 members down to four, all five American pairs were eliminated from the competition. Two Brazilian teams, one Dutch and one from the Czech Republic remain.
Teams from nine countries remain among the final 16 men’s pairs at the Vienna Major, including three from Brazil and two each from Austria, Russia, Latvia and the United States.
No. 13 seeded Americans Taylor Crabb/Jake Gibb were among four men’s pool winners crowned at the Vienna Major on Thursday before storms halted play.
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After pool play, No. 2 seed Heather Bansley/Brandie Wilkerson of Canada and No. 8 Katharina Schutzenhofer/Lena Plesiutschnig of Austria are out of the competition after going 0-2 in their respective pools. Americans Kelly Claes/Brittany Hochevar and Lauren Fendrick/Sarah Sponcil won their respective pool titles.
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