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April Ross finds new partner for Tokyo 2020 Olympic run

April Ross, a silver and bronze medalist at the last two Olympics, will try for gold in 2020 with a new partner who has no international beach volleyball experience. Ross said she and Alix Klineman, a recent beach convert from indoor, are partnering for this Olympic cycle, beginning with the first FIVB World Tour event of 2018 […]

2 Jan 2018

Sweating It Up In Rio

Our second day of double days was again, sweltering in the morning, but I definitely felt better than I did the morning prior (see Blog 1).

27 Feb 2015

Getting Acclimated To Rio

So if you haven’t heard yet, the top four U.S. beach volleyball teams are competing this week in the USA vs. Brazil Challenge in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

27 Feb 2015


I know goal setting is a big thing right now, being that it’s early January, so I thought I would share my experiences with it. Every year I would make resolutions, but just recently I started setting goals in volleyball. However, my resolutions would eventually fall off and I got to the point where setting […]

9 Jan 2015

2014 Recap with photos!

What a crazy summer! There were ups, there were downs, great memories made, records set, and LOTS of airline miles accumulated!

12 Nov 2014

Self Discipline

“You either suffer the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. Pick a side.” -Jim Rohn (modified)

9 Mar 2014

2013 Season Highlights

It’s hard to know where to start when looking back over the 2013 season, there was just so….much. There was so much I have no idea how to fit it all in- that’s partly what I get for not regularly updating my blog during season…but nonetheless, now I feel I have to condense everything I […]

25 Nov 2013


With the win in the AVP Santa Barbara Open, Ross and Walsh Jennings officially began their journey toward the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro amid very high expectations.

25 Sep 2013

Salt Lake City AVP recap and Twitter guide.

I have to admit, going in, I didn’t know what to expect from a beach volleyball tournament in Salt Lake City, Utah. Especially once I found out it was supposed to be 100 degrees all weekend. Let me tell you what my experience was like and you can be the judge…. First off, for Brad […]

22 Aug 2013

The Conover Chronicles.

Jen and I are in Berlin this week and just finished playing in the Grand Slam here. I definitely love this tournament, but this time it signifies the end of an era. It was the first tournament with someone other than Jeffrey “Jefe, It’s a 10” Conover as our coach. And before you think we […]

12 Aug 2013