This is Just the Beginning – Beach Athletes Talk Ft. Lauderdale Major

  0 Braden Keith | February 07th, 2017 | Beach, FIVB Majors Series, News, Pro Beach

The FIVB Swatch Major Tour Series is upon us once again, and the 2017 season began on Tuesday with the qualification rounds at the Ft. Lauderdale Major in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and there was already plenty of action.

Several new partnerships, including Olympic medalists, had to play their way out of the qualification round at the first tournament of the year’s series. That includes the American pair of Rosenthal/Crabb, as well as the new Brazilian pair of Barbara (Olympic silver medalist from 2016) and Fernanda.

This is Just the Beginning of the tournament, and of a long season of beach volleyball, and below, the Swatch Major Series has put together a montage of scenes from Ft. Lauderdale and athletes talking about why they love this tournament.

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Braden Keith

Braden Keith is the Editor-in-Chief and co-founder of Braden's first foray into sports journalism came in 2010, when he launched a swimming website called The Swimmers' Circle. Two years later, he joined as a co-founder. Long huge fans of volleyball, when Braden and the SwimSwam partners sought an opportunity to …

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