2018-10-05 14:00:00 CET
Beach Shorts: The week in the sands of the world
Welcome to October’s first edition of Beach Shorts! In the next few days beach volleyball will be on the spotlights in the American continent with the NORCECA Championships taking place in the Dominican Republic and the Youth Olympics reuniting future stars of the sport in Argentina. Speaking about stars, one of the greatest is making its return to the sands, now in a different role.
Scroll down with us and get all the info you need to enter the weekend.
NORCECA’s best to clash in Boca Chica
Continental champions will be crowned in the North, Central America and Caribbean region this week as NORCECA hosts its annual Championships in Boca Chica, the Dominican Republic, until Monday. Some of the top teams of the region are among the 21 tandems competing in each gender, including Canada’s Sarah Pavan/Melissa-Humana Paredes and USA’s April Ross/Alix Klinemann, among the women, and Canada's Sam Pedlow/Sam Schachter, in the men's event.
Thankful to have @billchuckruss and @reksi help us out this week as @samschachter and I continue to train for the NORCECA Continental Championships starting this Friday in the Dominican Republic! . . . . #torontofitness #torontofitfam #torontofit #canadafitness #canadianfitness #teamcanada🇨🇦 #beachmodel #teamcanada #volleyballcanada #tokyo2020 #beachbumlife #fitfreaks #healthy #hflc #avacadolove #fitspo #beardlife #inked #torontotattoo #torontotattoos #fitnessmodel #healthyish #healthyfit #gymlove #gymflow #gymislife #squats #biceps #bearded
966 Likes, 49 Comments - Sam Pedlow (@pedlowsamuel) on Instagram: "Thankful to have @billchuckruss and @reksi help us out this week as @samschachter and I continue to..."
Youth Olympics kick off in Buenos Aires
The third edition of the Youth Summer Olympics starts on Saturday in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and the beach volleyball tournament, which will reunite 32 teams in each gender for ten days, will have its opening matches on Sunday at the Green Park. Brazilians Duda Lisboa and Ana Patrícia Ramos and Russian Oleg Stoyanovskiy and Artem Yarzutkin claimed the gold medals of the last edition, in Nanjing, China, back in 2014.
Nummerdor to coach the Dutch National Team
Retired from beach volleyball since the Rio 2016 Olympics, Dutch legend Reinder Nummerdor is back in the game, now as an assistant coach, as the five-time Olympian will work under head coach Gijs Ronnes with the country’s men’s teams in the upcoming season. All the best in the new role, Reinder!
First practice with our new coach in the books! The one and only Reinder "Stekert" Nummerdor joined our team💪🏼 Awesome to have this legend on our side🙌🏼 I'm hoping one day he will teach me his cut-shot🤩
909 Likes, 25 Comments - Alexander Brouwer (@alexander_brouwer) on Instagram: "First practice with our new coach in the books! The one and only Reinder "Stekert" Nummerdor joined..."
Social Media: The windy Qinzhou
Emily Day and Betsi Flint finished fifth at the three-star event in Qinzhou this week and one of the biggest struggles for the Americans while in the Chinese city was…serving the ball.
When it's not your best serving day... 🤦🏽♀️ Which # can you relate to??? #mondaymishaps #accompaniedbywind #goodentertaininment #straightofftheplane #thanksforyourpatience @emday6 #beachvolleyball #videos #thestrugglewasreal #soundon
280 Likes, 15 Comments - Betsi Flint (@betsiflint) on Instagram: "When it's not your best serving day... 🤦🏽♀️ Which # can you relate to??? #mondaymishaps..."
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