FIVB/P1440 Las Vegas Open Las Vegas Festival Grounds; Las Vegas, Nevada Oct. 15-21, 2018 Schedule/Results Watch Live: Men; Women Watch…
Four American men’s pairs and three United States women’s duos were among those the eight teams per gender that moved through qualifying into the p1440/FIVB Las Vegas Four Star on Wednesday.
Four-time Olympian and three-time gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings has selected four-time AVP Defensive Player of the Year Brooke Sweat as her partner for Tokyo 2020.
From the crowds, to the competition field to all of the surrounding elements that make P1440 unique, founder Kerri Walsh Jennings sat down with VolleyMob to take a look back at the beach volleyball tour, health and wellness fair and concert series’ opening stop at the San Jose Invitational.
When three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings founded the p1440 beach volleyball tour/concert series and health and wellness event, she had hopes for an international event featuring the best in the world. In the end, two international teams – Canada’s Heather Bansley/Brandie Wilkerson and Latvia’s Aleksandrs Samoilovs/Martins Plavins won the inaugural titles in San Jose on Sunday.
The final six teams per gender were added to the p1440 San Jose Invitational main draw on Thursday, with players ranging from 16-year old Miles Partain to 43-year old Alicia Zamparelli-Flavia.
The on-court competition field is set, the live musical lineup is ready to take the stage and the health, wellness, training and activity slate is packed with opportunities for engagement at the San Jose Invitational, the opening stop on three-time Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings’ P1440 Tour.
“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.
Three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings is partnering up with fellow American Brooke Sweat for the P1440/FIVB co-sponsored four-star event in Las Vegas in October. Sweat is returning to the court after rotator cuff surgery.
Three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings is taking her commitment to making her p1440 volleyball tour, concert and wellness series an international affair one step further, as she will playing the inaugural event in San Jose with Swiss star Anouk Vergé-Dépré.