Dear Beach Volleyball Community

The ACTS Group is in the preparation progress for the A1 CEV Beach Volleyball European Championships 2021 in Vienna.

Key Facts:

  • Date: 11-15 August, 2021
  • New location: Heumarkt in the city center of Vienna
  • Floodlight night sessions
  • Entry only with ticket
  • 128 teams
  • Modified Pool Play

This way to the Beach Volleyball European Championships!
See you @ the beach!

2016-03-21 15:44:00 CET

Guess What? Walsh’s Secret

Something you didn’t know about beach volleyball pro - Kerri Walsh

Kerri Walsh, massive comeback girl and also recent winner of the Rio Grand Slam has a little not so secret secret.

Kerri Walsh with teammate April Ross; Photo Credit: FIVB.orgKerri Walsh with teammate April Ross; Photo Credit:

The famous American beach volleyball star is actually from a family of notable athletes. Her grandfather: Marte Formico, was a star at Santa Clara in football and track. Her mother, Margie, was a two-time MVP in volleyball at Santa Clara and if that isn’t enough, her aunt (mum’s sister), Maureen Formico-Caloiaro, has been inducted into the WCC (West Coast Conference) Hall of Honor.

Maureen Formico-Caloiaro (Walsh’s aunt) was a female basketball player and she will be receiving massive recognition for scoring more points than anyone (male or female) in Pepperdine basketball history.

Walsh gave a massive shout-out to her aunt on her Facebook page:

Source: Facebook Facebook

Kudos Kerri! You are a niece any aunt would be lucky to have!