Watch: Get To Know Alison ‘Mammoth’ Cerutti

  0 Carly DeMarque | February 21st, 2017 | Beach, Lifestyle, Video

At 18 years old, Olympic gold medalist, Alison Cerutti of Brazil, made the transition from indoor to beach volleyball. Everyone deemed him as very, very slow.

One day, a friend said that he was something like a mammoth, in which, Cerutti stuck to, as he began to like and imbrace the name. It is now Cerutti’s nickname, also barring a tattoo of the beast on his rib cage.

“But the most incredible thing is – who would have thought that one day a mammoth could become a World Champion,” said Cerutti.

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About Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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