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Everyone out there deserves to have some fun this summer. That’s especially true after everything we’ve all been through over the past year-and-a-half. It goes without saying that we all still need to remain vigilant and be responsible. Even as vaccine numbers continue to climb, the Delta variant is causing numbers to climb again. There’s … The post You’ll never go to the beach again without this $17 Amazon find from a viral TikTok appeared first on BGR.
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No, women are not required to wear bikinis to play beach volleyball at the Olympics. “I have always felt like when you get somebody drawn in, however you get them into beach volleyball, they fall in love with the sport,” said American April Ross, a three-time Olympian. Beach volleyball has been one of the most popular sports at the Summer Games since it was added to the program in 1996.
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Several sports have cracked down on female athletes' competition clothes. For beach volleyball players, it's a different case.
Brazil's 2016 gold medallists in men's beach volleyball had a mixed time on Tuesday with Bruno Schmidt winning his pool match while his former partner Alison Cerutti lost at Shiokaze Park. Schmidt, now partnered with Evandro, came through unscathed in a 21-14 21-16 victory over Morocco while Alison and Alvaro Filho lost 24-22 19-21 15-13 to Americans Nicholas Lucena and Philip Dalhausser. While Schmidt and Evandro have sealed progress to the knockout stages, their compatriots must wait for the final set of fixtures before they can guarantee qualification but it was the changing weather that was the major talking point.
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Don't worry, beach happy. 🏖
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The impact can be felt most at beach volleyball, which retains a small shred of its party atmosphere during more normal times.
A last-minute change in an Olympic beach volleyball pairing might throw some teams off, but Americans Jacob Gibb and Tri Bourne have gelled well as evidenced by a victory in their second pool match on Wednesday that propelled them into the knockout stages. Bourne replaced Gibb's original partner Taylor Crabb, who tested positive for COVID-19 upon arrival in Tokyo. The duo are unbeaten in Pool C after edging Switzerland's Adrian Heidrich and Mirco Gerson 21-19 23-21.