By Jenny Peters and Andy J. Gordon The 13th Annual Desert Smash, “A Charity Celebrity Tennis Event,” smacked a ton of tennis balls on its way toward raising cash [...]
By Jenny Peters and Andy J. Gordon Less than one week after the conclusion of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the American Olympic beach volleyball teams [...]
By Jenny Peters and Andy J. Gordon The most prestigious event in the USA for beach volleyball took place last weekend in front of a large and spirited crowd. On Sunday, July [...]
By Jenny Peters and Andy J. Gordon The top-ranked U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team concluded its weekend of hosting the FIVB World Grand Prix Pool E with a dominant [...]
By Andy J. Gordon The most popular and highest paid female professional tennis player in the world brought some of her friends to UCLA for a tennis exhibition. Maria [...]
By Andy J. Gordon The most prestigious event in the USA for beach volleyball took place this weekend in front of a loud and energetic crowd. On Sunday, August 16, 2015, two [...]
They don’t call it The Big Apple for nothing. New York City is known for being big, loud, crowded and brash. While there are many professional tennis events held throughout the year, the last of the four majors, the US Open, held in Flushing Meadows, Queens, New York reflects the spirit of the City. It is the biggest, loudest, most crowded, most expensive and perhaps, most anticipated event among the worldwide tennis faithful.
There’s a reason that Audi Racing keeps winning competitions like the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race – they have won that 13 times in the last 15 years – and Jet Set Jen found out firsthand exactly why.
It’s because of the top-notch German engineering that Audi puts into every one of their vehicles, from those incredible R18 e-tron racers to the sleek new 2015 A8 models we got the chance to test drive through the mountains above Aspen, Colorado.
Many consider the Manhattan Beach Open the crown jewel of the pro beach volleyball circuit. It has been held at this iconic beach since 1960, and each year’s winning team gets a plaque on the pier with bragging rights for all time. This year’s winners were Phil Dalhausser/Sean Rosenthal on the Men’s side and Kerri Walsh-Jennings/April Ross for the Women. Both teams have been dominant in the 2014 beach volleyball season so while their victories at Manhattan Beach were hard earned, they were definitely not unexpected.
Long Beach, California was the site of a spectacular, multi-faceted beach celebration called The Asics World Series of Beach Volleyball Thousands of fans enjoyed a week of world class volleyball, live music and fun activities. The featured event was the FIVB Grand Slam, a beach volleyball tournament featuring the best male and female players in the world competing for prize money totaling $1,000,000. After six days of grueling competition, the top seeded teams from the USA emerged victorious to capture the gold medals.