Recent Beach Volleyball News
Summer Set: Pros and Hollywood Guests Throw Down at Nick Cannon’s Volleyball Tournament in Southern California
Everyone loves the beach. And everyone loves a music star or two. So it was a perfect setting for Oakley’s Sports and Entertainment families to collide at Pop/R&B Star/DJ Nick Cannon’s ‘Ncredible’ Beach Volleyball Tournament in Newport Beach. Hosted by the Big O and Nick’s own brand, pro beach volleyball players and guests from the show biz world took to the shore to close out the season in massive style mid-August. Displaying his real love for Oakley, the pop/TV star was decked in the latest O gear, apparel and eyewear – as guests and the socialites from Tinsel Town took in sun and threw down for some lighthearted volleyball action.
Women fashionistas probably thought little of Oakley designs just a few years ago. Lo and behold, a new era is here. Taking Miami by storm, O’s Spring 2013 Swimwear Runway Show, hosted by Trimera Group, delivered sizzling hot Oakley flare to Hyde Beach in the SLS Hotel in late July. Showcasing one of the most stylin’ swim collections around – along with pieces from UNO de 50 jewelry on the catwalk – the stunning exhibition displayed the brand’s ultra unique combination of world class style and athletic performance design that characterizes its coming swimsuit line. Lead by Oakley pro surfer Erica Hosseini and O pro beach volleyball player (and model) Jess Gysin, an amazing collection of models made it clear to guests on hand the immense evolution of Oakley’s apparel line – especially in regards to women’s design.
Blitz: Julius Brink and Jonas Reckermann Topple Brazil For Beach Volleyball Victory in London, Latvians Claim Third
It was a spectacle of massive hits Thursday at the Horse Guard’s Parade in London. But although Brazilian bombers Emanuel Rego and Alison Cerutti threw down some of the most impressive kills of the evening, the two fell short of Germans Julius Brink and Jonas Reckermann – who claimined a dramatic victory following an intensely heated battle (23-21, 16-21,16-14). The impressive result marked the first-ever Beach Volleyball triumph at the Summer Games by a European team. “That was a huge match with many highs and lows,” Reckermann said. “After we gave away the third match ball, my heart really sank. But the beach volleyball gods were on out side today.”