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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter

SANDCAST is the leading podcast for beach volleyball and stories in the volleyball world. Hosts Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter take listeners into the world of the AVP, FIVB, NORCECA, and any other professional beach volleyball outlets, digging deep into the lives of the players both on and off the court as well as all of the top influencers in the game.

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
April Mailbag: Where’s Casey Patterson; typical practices; promising new teams from 2022-04-13T08:53:56

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, is our semi-monthly mailbag, or fan question, episode. We had a record number of fan questions, and we did our be...

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The fun is only just beginning for Sarah Schermerhorn from 2022-04-06T06:33:06

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features good friend Sarah Schermerhorn, who has had a circuitous previous two seasons. After playing the majorit...

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Brett Favre, Shawn Taylor, and the growth of Southern Miss beach volleyball from 2022-03-30T05:13:15

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, is one heck of an episode, because on this one, we expanded outside of beach volleyball a bit and onto the gridir...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Aleksandrs Samoilovs: 16 years into his career, the Latvian Lion King continues roaring from 2022-03-23T08:59:31

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, is SUCH A BLAST! On the show this week is Latvian legend Aleksandrs Samoilovs, known to most as the Lion King. Listen

SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Sam Schachter and Dan Dearing: From considering retirement to the honeymoon phase from 2022-03-16T08:53:22

This episode of SANDCAST features the new-look Canadian team of Sam Schachter – an Olympian at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games – and Dan Dearing. This team is going to be FREAKY athletic – and also o...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Kim Smith never imagined beach volleyball in her life, ’now it is my life’ from 2022-03-09T08:29:03

This episode of SANDCAST features, for the first time in a while, a fellow writer! Coming on to chat is longtime AVP player-turned-AVP staff writer Kim Smith.

For four years, Smith was a...

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Drinking Whiskey with the Crabbs...and Nick Lucena...and Taylor Sander from 2022-03-02T09:19:55

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, is, without a doubt, our most hilarious one to date. It’s not just SANDCAST, this time, but a combination of our ...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Nick Lucena has (at least) one more chapter in his beach volleyball journey from 2022-02-23T08:55:27

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Nick Lucena, one of the most humble, genuine, fun people in the sport of beach volleyball. As any conver...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
February Mailbag: Why we LOVE the AVP schedule, best surprise teams, biggest wins this offseason from 2022-02-16T09:19:12

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features our always-popular Fan Question mailbag episode, hosted, as always, by the wonderful Savvy Simo.

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Back on the beach, Emily Stockman is as hungry as ever from 2022-02-09T09:12:46

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Emily Stockman, one of the best defenders in the world – and one who isn’t finished playing beach volley...

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Kristen Nuss and Taryn Kloth are changing the narrative in beach volleyball from 2022-02-02T09:32:12

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features the hottest team from 2021 on the AVP Tour, Kristen Nuss and Taryn Kloth.

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
New partners. New Tours. Welcome to beach volleyball in 2022 from 2022-01-26T08:33:49

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter features a wide-ranging look-ahead at what's to come in the 2022 beach volleyball season. We have new tours, with ...

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Devon Newberry and the UCLA Bruins are ”guns-a-blazing” heading into 2022 from 2022-01-19T09:42:55

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features UCLA rising star – well, she already is kind of a star – Devon Newberry.

Just a sophomore at UCL...

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Hailey Harward, and the constant search to find and bring joy to the beach from 2022-01-12T10:24:08

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features USC standout Hailey Harward.

In her lone full season with the Trojans – Harward previously playe...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Zana Muno: Beach volleyball’s hustling, diving, gritty ’chic farmer’ from 2022-01-05T09:50:13

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Zana Muno one of the brightest young talents on the AVP and one of the coolest people you’ll ever meet.<...

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Ed Ratledge: At 45 years old, The Eagle is still flying high from 2021-12-29T10:03:58

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features one of the most beloved players on the AVP Tour, and in all of beach volleyball: Ed Ratledge. At 45 year...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Gabby Reece is still kicking a** from 2021-12-22T10:55:57

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, is so dang epic. We brought on Gabby Reece, one of the most influential voices in women’s sport of this past gene...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Finn Taylor, Volleyball World CEO, is out to build a legacy in beach volleyball from 2021-12-15T08:12:57

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter is ABSOLUTELY AWESOME.

We brought in Finn Taylor, the new CEO at Volleyball World, and we chatted all thin...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Taylor Sander: ‘We‘re going to put on a show‘ from 2021-12-08T10:01:13

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features probably our most-asked-for guest of the 2021 year: Indoor sensation, and new beach convert, Taylor Sand...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Mailbag! Partner news, Taylor Sander‘s debut, off-season training, AVP Uncovered, best players to watch from 2021-12-01T08:50:27

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, is our monthly fan question episode, featuring our favorite former UCLA Bruin and up and coming AVP star, Savvy S...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Javier Bello and Joaquin Bello are putting England beach volleyball on the map from 2021-11-24T08:00:50

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Javier Bello and Joaquin Bello, the No. 1 beach volleyball team in England.

The brothers, who ar...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
The Road Dog life of Logan Webber from 2021-11-17T06:23:43

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features one of the greatest road dogs in the game right now: Logan Webber.

This past year, Webber enjoye...

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Terese Cannon‘s extraordinary beach life is only just beginning from 2021-11-10T13:21:25

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features two-time USC National Champion and rising professional player Terese Cannon.

Cannon’s journey is...

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Raise Your Game, with high-performance coach Alan Stein from 2021-11-03T08:05:40

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features high-performance coach Alan Stein. If you're looking to improve at any area of your life -- beach volley...

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Finding Mastery, on and off the court, with Michael Gervais from 2021-10-27T07:13:26

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, is an ABSOLUTE GOLD MINE, featuring sport and high performance psychologist Michael Gervais. 

Gervais is ...

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SANDCAST Mailbag: Who are the new beach volleyball partnerships for 2022? from 2021-10-20T08:11:48

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, marks FOUR YEARS of the podcast! What began as an off-the-wall idea at a breakfast meeting at the Ocean Diner in ...

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Riley McKibbin: The rise to one of beach volleyball‘s most important voices from 2021-10-13T07:55:47

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features, for the first time, Riley McKibbin on his own. You guys, of course, know Riley McKibbin: He's the elder...

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Jake Gibb has one last tournament before becoming the full-time soccer dad from 2021-10-06T07:15:54

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, is a re-run episode that we recorded back in August of 2018 with Jake Gibb. When we initially recorded this episo...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Rising Canadian defender Jake MacNeil‘s life on the road is only beginning from 2021-09-29T09:18:34

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Mewhirter's good friend and standout Canadian defender Jake MacNeil. The two have been on the road toget...

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Yariv Lerner is bringing beach volleyball back to the big screen from 2021-09-22T06:27:39

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, is AWESOME. This episode features Yariv Lerner, the CEO of Nu Boyana Film Studios, one of the largest film studio...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
April Ross and Alix Klineman, and the micro changes that led to an Olympic gold medal from 2021-09-15T12:51:24

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Tokyo Olympic GOLD MEDALISTS April Ross and Alix Klineman, as well as the lovable and wonderful and fant...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
At 24 years old, TJ DeFalco might be the young guy, but he‘s no rookie from 2021-09-08T07:37:50

Welcome back to SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter. On this episode, we brought in yet another Olympian – and a rookie who is not a real rookie on the beach, TJ DeFa...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Tri Bourne and Trevor Crabb, Manhattan Champs, going somewhere they‘ve never gone before from 2021-09-01T05:17:20

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features the most recent winners of the AVP Manhattan Beach Open: Tri Bourne and Trevor Crabb. 

Bourne an...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Taryn Kloth has always taken the harder path, and she continues making it work from 2021-08-25T08:43:08

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features the newest elite blocker on the AVP Tour: Taryn Kloth. 

Kloth pulled off the virtually unprecede...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Tri Bourne -- Olympian Tri Bourne -- is always staying ready from 2021-08-18T08:46:15

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, finally brings the hosts back together, in person, for the first time in a few months. Here they discuss Tri Bour...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
April Ross is living out her own personal legend from 2021-08-11T05:02:45

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, is a rare throwback episode, a replay from the fifth podcast we ever did: With April Ross. 

The reason we...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Lewie Lett: The most passionate (and positive) voice in beach volleyball from 2021-08-04T04:08:48

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features a voice you will all likely recognize, and that's the voice of Lewie Lett, who does the color commentary...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Olympic Beach Volleyball Mailbag: Could we see multiple American medals in Tokyo? from 2021-07-28T06:01:30

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with (OLYMPIAN!!) Tri Bourne and (not Olympian) Travis Mewhirter is a unique one. Again, we are turning to fan questions, as Mewhirter and our popular ...

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Beach Volleyball Madness: Olympic Beach Volleyball Preview; Bally's Buys the AVP from 2021-07-21T07:18:43

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter is our monthly fan-question episode, though we didn't actually take any specific fan questions, as all of them cen...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Derek Olson, and Morocco's 'Disney story' into the Tokyo Olympic Games from 2021-07-14T04:51:01

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Derek Olson, a longtime player on the AVP and FIVB tours. He was an assistant coach at the University of...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Sean Rosenthal is the same now as he's ever been: Beach Volleyball's greatest ambassador from 2021-07-07T07:29:23

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, is a phenomenal one, a wide-ranging conversation with Sean Rosenthal, a two-time Olympian and one of the best to ...

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Jason Lochhead: The globetrotting route to becoming a two-time Olympic coach from 2021-06-30T06:59:39

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, is an ABSOLUTE BLAST! We have Jason Lochhead, the coach of Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena, in the house. It is a...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Taylor Crabb, and the arrival of beach volleyball's next generation from 2021-06-23T09:09:54

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter is a special one, for it is the first episode featuring a player competing in the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games. Taylor...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
SANDCAST Mailbag: A review of the Tokyo Olympic quad, and looking ahead to AVP 2021 from 2021-06-16T08:01:20

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features our monthly fan question episode. Before we dove into the fan questions, we recapped the Tokyo Olympic q...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
DJ Klasnic is bringing the passion for beach volleyball back to Serbia from 2021-06-09T10:54:51

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features DJ Klasnic, one of the top players in the Serbian beach volleyball federation who recently won the secon...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Corinne Quiggle and Allie Wheeler: Winning the little steps on their way to the big one from 2021-06-02T04:52:08

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features recent USA Volleyball GOLD MEDALISTS Corinne Quiggle and Allie Wheeler, who took home the gold at the Bu...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Canadian road dogs Will Hoey and Jake MacNeil have no exit plans from 2021-05-26T02:36:45

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, was recorded on the road, at the FIVB Bulgaria one-star, where Mewhirter chatted with good buds and Canadian play...

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Savvy Simo, and a remarkable, legacy-leaving career at UCLA from 2021-05-19T08:13:05

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features our favorite UCLA Bruin, Savvy Simo. On this episode, Bourne and Mewhirter catch up with Simo, discussin...

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SANDCAST Mailbag: What is Qatar doing? Top five matches from Cancun; FUDSstories from 2021-05-12T06:45:35

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features the hosts, Bourne and Mewhirter, answering a bag full of fan questions. We begin by recapping Bourne's w...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Sara Putt's made NCAA Championship history before; now she's out to do it again from 2021-05-05T07:43:24

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Florida State beach volleyball veteran Sara Putt, who has been competing for the Seminoles since 2016 an...

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Life inside the Cancun Bubble, with Tri Bourne and Evie Matthews from 2021-04-28T06:12:01

In this episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, Bourne describes life inside the Cancun Bubble, where he has been competing for three weeks, with one final to...

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James Shaw, and the pursuit for the goals on the other side of fear from 2021-04-21T05:37:53

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features James Shaw. Shaw was a setter at Stanford, where he made an NCAA Championship appearance, before moving ...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Kim Hildreth is thriving, with both feet finally on the ground from 2021-04-14T07:30:21

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Kim Hildreth, one of the top players in Florida who made the finals of AVP Austin in 2019. A native of M...

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Mark Paaluhi, the man alas giving beach volleyball the attention he always thought it needed from 2021-04-07T07:47:30

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Mark Paaluhi, a Hawai'ian native who was raised in Hermosa Beach. As a player, his heyday was in the ear...

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Beach Volleyball Mailbag: Breaking down the Cancun Bubble, training tips, AVP speculation from 2021-03-31T08:36:50

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features the hosts, Bourne and Mewhirter, answering a variety of fan questions. In this episode, Bourne and Mewhi...

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Matt Fuerbringer: Respecting the work that's required of greatness from 2021-03-24T07:16:26

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Matt Fuerbringer, the associate head coach at Long Beach State and one of the all-time good people in be...

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Chaim Schalk's American career has finally begun -- from the bottom from 2021-03-17T08:08:42

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Chaim Schalk, a 2016 Olympian for Canada who has finally, finally, finally begun playing for the United ...

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Don't be fooled by LSU's Kristen Nuss: She'll find a way to win from 2021-03-10T08:56:16

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Kristen Nuss, a standout on court one at LSU who has helped the Tigers become a perennial power in colle...

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Travis Mewhirter's volatile, adversity-filled trip to and from the Doha bubble from 2021-03-03T07:57:01

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features the host, Mewhirter, discussing what life is like on the World Tour, and all the hoops players and promo...

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Tri Bourne reflects on his Doha country quota loss and how he plans to bounce back from 2021-02-24T12:45:46

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Savvy Simo and Tri. Travis is on the road playing in the 1 star FIVB in Doha, Qatar, so Savvy interviews...

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SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter
Tri Bourne reflects on his Doha country quota loss and how he plans to bounce back from 2021-02-24T12:45:46

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Savvy Simo and Tri. Travis is on the road playing in the 1 star FIVB in Doha, Qatar, so Savvy interviews...

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Mike Campbell: From running off a dad bod to coaching Olympians from 2021-02-17T05:54:46

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter features Mike Campbell. 

Campbell is the head coach of the Long Beach State beach volleyball team, and has...

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Tina Graudina, Latvian trailblazer, is out to inspire from 2021-02-10T09:01:41

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Tina Graudina, a junior at USC and the best Latvian woman to ever play beach volleyball. 

In 201...

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Ed Keller, beach volleyball's walking, talking, encyclopedic superfan from 2021-02-03T09:15:55

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Ed Keller, one of the most passionate human beings in the world when it comes to the sport of beach voll...

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Kim DiCello: The art, and love, of being a good teammate from 2021-01-31T22:10:42.023393

Kim DiCello was never a bad teammate, same as she has never been a bad co-worker, a bad wife, a bad anything, really. But she did have her moments where “I was this intense, fierce competitor,” she...

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Jon Mesko: Thinking deeper and celebrating Festivus from 2021-01-31T22:10:42.023393

Jon Mesko sincerely hopes you had a merry Christmas. He really does. He’s no Scrooge or Grinch. But there’s another holiday he loves, a “Festivus for the rest of us!” Those not indoctrinated with t...

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Billy Kolinske and Miles Evans: Climbing the world rankings by going all in from 2021-01-31T22:10:42.023393

Bill Kolinske won’t forget looking at the hill, the one with his car parked at the top. Earlier that morning, he had parked there for his first beach volleyball tournament, and he did what he had a...

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Molly Turner: Following the perfectly unorthodox path to success from 2021-01-31T22:10:42.023393

It’s difficult to blame Grand Canyon beach volleyball coach Kristen Rohr for forgetting. That when she looked around at her group of players, the one that began the 2018 season ranked No. 10 in the...

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Travis Mewhirter releases new beach volleyball book: We Were Kings from 2021-01-31T22:10:42.023393

Travis Mewhirter published his book, We Were Kings, on December 5. You can order it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble! I’ll always remember the first interview. It was September of 2016. I was sitting...

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Stafford Slick: Beach volleyball's Viking duck hunter from 2021-01-31T22:10:42.023393

As if his path to beach volleyball wasn’t unique enough – raised in Minnesota, little to no volleyball background aside from a little club indoor, not a clue who men named Todd Rogers and Phil Dalh...

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John Mayer turns focus to full-time coaching from 2021-01-31T22:10:42.023393

It’s fitting that John Mayer would spend much of his retirement podcast talking about everyone except John Mayer. Much of it was spent discussing Trevor Crabb, despite Mayer even catching himself m...

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SANDCAST anniversary episode: We made it! from 2021-01-31T22:10:42.023393

It was funny, what kept happening over the course over the year, a comical little motif that never failed to boggle my mind. People would thank me. They thanked me in Austin. To the great amusement...

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Wilco Nijland, creator the King of the Court series from 2021-01-31T22:10:42.023393

You’d have thought he was busy enough, Wilco Nijland. His plate of responsibilities includes only, oh, a 10-stop beach volleyball tour in the Netherlands, his role as the Controlling Operations Off...

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Evie Matthews, beach coach and right-hand man of John Hyden from 2021-01-31T22:10:42.023393

Tri Bourne and Evie Matthews are the first to admit it: They were not the thinkers of the trio between those two and John Hyden. Bourne was the up-and-coming player, a green, mid-20s blocker making...

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Jeff Alzina: Architect of beach volleyball powers from 2021-01-31T22:10:42.023393

In 1997, there were six countries with beach volleyball coaches for their national teams. Perhaps one of the most unqualified to do so was one of them. Jeff Alzina had never coached on the beach pr...

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BEACH VOLLEYBALL IS BACK: Answering fan questions heading into the 2021 season from 2021-01-27T08:56

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, is an exciting one, as beach volleyball is officially back on the schedule again, both on the World Tour -- hello...

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Andy Benesh is turning the corner from 2021-01-20T09:45:47

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Andy Benesh, new partner of Billy Allen. On this episode, we discuss:

- Andy getting the call fr...

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Greg Delgado: The man who saved beach volleyball in 2020 from 2021-01-13T10:20:08

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features one of the greatest unsung heroes in the sport of beach volleyball: Greg Delgado. 

Delgado is, s...

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Nina Matthies: Beach volleyball's ultimate champion and ambassador from 2021-01-06T09:09:25

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Nina Matthies, a legendary player and coach and one of the all-time great people in the sport of beach v...

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Answering the final fan questions in The Year Without Volleyball from 2020-12-30T09:59:33

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter is fueled by you, the listeners, as Bourne and Mewhirter, with UCLA star defender Savvy Simo, answer your fan ques...

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Billy Allen: The prolific, deadpanning, self-deprecating AVP champion and author from 2020-12-23T09:26:52

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Billy Allen, one of our favorites on the show who recently published his third book, Dark Blood, which y...

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Learning doesn't stop, with Pri Lima from 2020-12-16T10:16

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features longtime beach volleyball professional, and seven-time NVL champion Pri Lima. 

Lima is one of th...

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Karch Kiraly, and the hunger to pursue mastery from 2020-12-09T11:30:03

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features the GOAT, Karch Kiraly. Currently the coach of the U.S. Women's National Team, Kiraly has won three gold...

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Angie Akers: Beach volleyball's running, kickboxing Olympic coach from 2020-12-02T10:32:08

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Angie Akers, the AVP and FIVB Rookie of the Year as a player and the new coach of April Ross and Alix Kl...

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Mailbag: How does off-season training differ from in-season? Other fan questions from 2020-11-25T07:31:02

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features fan question host Savvy Simo, who asked a wide variety of fan questions for the show.  On this episode, ...

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Three gold medals of wisdom with Misty May-Treanor from 2020-11-04T09:02:47

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features one of the greatest of all time, if not the greatest of all time, in Misty May-Treanor. 

It was ...

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Three years of unbelievable growth, change in three years of SANDCAST from 2020-10-28T09:50:17

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features the hosts, Bourne and Mewhirter, as well as a new voice on the show, Savvy Simo, as we celebrate our thr...

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Julia Scoles: Finding peace amid life's biggest decisions from 2020-10-21T09:16:56

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter features Julia Scoles, a phenomenal indoor player at the University of North Carolina who transferred to Hawai'i t...

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Avery Drost: Becoming beach volleyball's ultimate utility man from 2020-10-14T08:51:11

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter is with Avery Drost, a longtime pro who has been competing on the AVP To...

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Answering beach volleyball's questions in a year with no shortage of them from 2020-09-30T09:25:23

On this episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, we answer fan questions in our "season ending" episode, even if there wasn't much of a season in the first pla...

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Randy Stoklos is still the King of the Beach from 2020-09-23T08:27:21

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, is with one of the greatest players of all-time, with 123 victories, including four at the Manhattan Beach Open. ...

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SANDCAST: John Hyden, the consummate player-coach, on and off the sand from 2020-09-16T09:02:19

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, is with the legendary, and ageless, John Hyden. At 47 years young, Hyden is still one of the best defenders in th...

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Grant O'Gorman and Ben Saxton, pushing for Tokyo and Men's Health Awareness from 2020-09-09T09:00

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Canadians Grant O'Gorman and Ben Saxton, who are the second-ranked Canadian team in the race for Tokyo 2...

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From garbage to a coaching the best: How LT Treumann established a beach volleyball empire from 2020-09-02T08:34:35

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, is with Livingstone "LT" Treumann, who has established one of the best unofficial beach volleyball training cente...

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Pressure is a privilege for Adrian Carambula from 2020-08-26T08:30:42

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter features Adrian Carambula. Nicknamed Mr. Skyball for his towering, spinning serve, Carambula is one of the best pl...

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Traci Callahan has 'quit quitting' from 2020-08-19T08:54:01

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Traci Callahan, who has been competing on the AVP Tour since 2010, with a brief break in the 2015-2017 s...

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Wilco Nijland, King of the Court creator, beach volleyball's ultimate innovator from 2020-08-12T08:36:10

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, is with Wilco Nijland, the CEO of SportWorx, based in Utretcht, Netherlands, and the creator of the wildly popula...

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Tri Bourne has leveled up, winning his first AVP title in five years from 2020-08-05T08:26:03

On this episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, we bring on host Tri Bourne, who just won his first AVP tournament in five years! 

Since launching thi...

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Joe and Gage Worsley: 'Just figure out the best way to win' from 2020-07-29T13:44

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, takes a little turn off the beach and onto the grass. Two weekends ago, the legendary and annual Waupaca Boatride...

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Whose stocks are up after week one of the AVP Champions Cup? from 2020-07-22T08:38:18

On this episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, the hosts discuss the first of the AVP Champions Cup Series, the Monster Hydro Cup. 

Bourne and his pa...

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Piotr Marcinak, Rafu Rodriguez look to rediscover 2017 magic in AVP Champions Cup from 2020-07-15T08:44:28

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features AVP professional beach volleyball players Rafu Rodriguez and Piotr Marciniak, former partners in 2017 wh...

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Casey Patterson is, and always has been, all in on this beach life from 2020-07-08T08:41

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Casey Patterson, one of the biggest personalities and talents on the AVP Tour since Donald Sun brought i...

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Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter publish new book, Volleyball for Milkshakes! from 2020-07-01T09:02:34

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features a fun announcement from the hosts: They have co-written and published a book!

Their book, Volley...

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Falyn Fonoimoana: Race, volleyball, and the importance of uncomfortable conversation from 2020-06-24T08:11:39

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features Falyn Fonoimoana.

Times have, obviously, been a bit fraught lately. Between Covid-19, George Flo...

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SANDCAST: Evan Silberstein, the New Yorker who found his "medicine" in Hawai'i from 2020-06-17T08:11:26

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features University of Hawai'i assistant coach Evan Silberstein. 

Silberstein is a New York native turned...

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Megan Burgdorf and Michelle Meyer, serving the sport they love through a startup: Beach Volleyball Consulting from 2020-06-10T08:21:50

This episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, features longtime beach volleyball coaches and advocates Megan Burgdorf and Michelle Meyer. 

The two have...

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The Wilson roundtable show with Stafford Slick, the McKibbin Brothers, and Tri Bourne from 2020-06-03T09:19:53

The idea for this episode of SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter came, as most do, on a whim.

Tri had been talking to Wilson, our main sponsor of the show and...

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Riley and Madison McKibbin: Filling the storytelling void in beach volleyball from 2020-05-27T09:00

Madison and Riley McKibbin can still remember -- with much amusement, as memories go – one of their first disasters as producers of beach volleyball videos on their eponymous YouTube channel. No...

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BounceBeach: How a 17-year-old high schooler created the most viral account in beach volleyball from 2020-05-20T08:53:31

 The idea began, like all viral ideas do, with something so blatantly obvious it had been overlooked by everyone. Parker Conley was the rare type of teenaged boy in Arizona who was obsessed with...

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Savvy Simo, UCLA's favorite 'pain in the butt,' returning for one more year from 2020-05-13T09:20:55

On the evening of January 14, UCLA women’s volleyball coach Mike Sealy had the mic. As he expounded on the tremendous careers of his seniors, of which there were just two – setter Cali Thompson ...

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Mike Lambert: The consummate teammate, still shining the spotlight on his partners from 2020-05-06T08:10:21

After a few minutes of cordial catching up and introductions, Mike Lambert paused, sitting in his office in Lucca, Italy, and wondered, on SANDCAST: Beach volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis M...

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Mailbag: Who are the top five blockers and defenders in the world? More fan questions from 2020-04-29T09:27:01

Typically, I’d be a bit neurotic by now. Short on sleep. Distracted. Mind ping-ponging back and forth, looking at the draw, then looking again – did it change did it change?

This, of cou...

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Kawika Shoji: Leading the wildly talented Hawai'i generation of Olympians from 2020-04-22T09:29:14

A few weeks ago, Kawika Shoji and Taylor Crabb escaped the tedium of quarantine to do some hill sprints near their houses in Manoa. There is nothing new or special or spectacular about this. It ...

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Hector Gutierrez is building another college beach southeast power at TCU from 2020-04-15T08:41:44

Hector Guitierrez sat outside of his home in Fort Worth, Texas, a purple TCU sweatshirt protecting him from a cool breeze, and hat shading him from the sun.

“You never know,” he said on ...

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Marcio Sicoli loves what he does: Coaching to Olympic medals, living vicariously through his players from 2020-04-08T09:17:52

It was 2005 when Tatiana Minello and Mimi Amaral needed a coach. Not just any coach. The natives of Rio de Janeiro were making the move to the AVP. They needed someone who could speak English. Listen

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Christian Hartford is changing the culture at USA Volleyball from 2020-04-01T08:58:14

Alex Brouwer sought the source of the voice. The one that perpetually stood out from among 13,000 screaming Germans at the World Championships in Hamburg. The one that was always heard by any pl...

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How the 2020 Olympic postponement could impact each team in the race from 2020-03-25T09:42:04

On Tuesday morning, what seemed to be the inevitable alas became a reality: The 2020 Olympic Games were postponed, to sometime in 2021. For some, it’s heartbreaking.

“I can understand wh...

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The E and T Show goes to Cabo! from 2020-03-18T13:59:43

CABO, Mex. – When the final point was won, and Eric Beranek and Bill Kolinske moved on at AVP Hawai’i, a seam ace putting the final nail in the coffin for Troy Field and Tim Bomgren, there was n...

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Melissa Humana-Paredes is gritting up from 2020-03-11T08:14:08

The lead was gone, momentum completely flipped, and Melissa Humana-Paredes was, in her own words, crapping her pants.  

That’s what she said to her partner after their 14-10 lead in the ...

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Getting two points better, with Kim Hildreth and Sarah Schermerhorn from 2020-03-04T08:57:51

Kim Hildreth and Sarah Schermerhorn have been to California. They’ve seen the dozens of AVP main draw-level teams practicing up and down the Hermosa Beach strand. They are not unaware of the tal...

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Stocks to buy for the upcoming 2020 AVP season from 2020-02-26T06:01:30

The coronavirus may be decimating the global and American stock markets, but one place you won’t find its impact is the annual SANDCAST Beach Volleyball Stocks to Buy.

This week, as we d...

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Camryn Irwin is living the dream from 2020-02-19T08:17:55

It’s May 16, 2018, the eve of Camryn Irwin’s debut as an Amazon Prime broadcaster calling AVP tournaments. She gets a call from the AVP. They inform her that she’ll be calling play by play.

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The sweet music of trainer Mykel Jenkins from 2020-02-12T09:53:30

A GARAGE IN AN UNKNOWN LOCATION – It was all wrong. Mykel Jenkins is all about the soundtrack of not just sports, but life. He wants it to be beautiful, and when something is done right, it does...

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Mike Placek: Diving deep into college beach volleyball from 2020-02-05T08:37:04

Mike Placek was just looking for the simple stuff. He didn’t need to know tendencies or flaws, what his opponent’s strongest and weakest shots were. He didn’t need to know serving habits or whet...

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It's nothin' but love with Falyn Fonoimoana from 2020-01-29T10:32:40

It’s a late Tuesday morning, and Falyn Fonoimoana has brought the goods again. She’s even brought some freshly baked banana bread, for her coaches, Arthur Carvahlo and Pompilio Mercadante, who s...

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Tri Bourne and Trevor Crabb are looking to improve upon first year’s foundation from 2020-01-22T07:57:47

Tri Bourne found a funny way to describe a learning moment he and Trevor Crabb had towards the end of the 2019 season, their first as...

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Life is a blast for Dain Blanton right now from 2020-01-15T10:53:40

Dain Blanton is smiling. For almost an hour and a half straight, sitting in a room talking about beach volleyball and a life that has revolved around it for almost three decades now, he smiles. ...

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Sinjin Smith, part two: 'You'd compete all day long' from 2020-01-08T09:02:50

Sinjin Smith knows the world is different now. That guys just can’t play volleyball for four hours, jump train for one, take a ride down to South Mission Beach and then play for another four. Jo...

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Sinjin Smith: Building the sport of beach volleyball from the ground up from 2020-01-02T10:27:45

On April 10, 1995, Carl Henkel was studying for his law school finals when one of the strangest, most unpredictable and, at that time he would have likely surmised, miraculous phone calls rang i...

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Joe Houde: How to keep beach volleyball players healthy on the road from 2019-12-25T09:00

Joe Houde had just begun his career with USA Volleyball, and there was a dead man was in the road.



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Mark Burik: Adventuring and the power of ripple effects from 2019-12-18T05:45:58

Mark Burik tried it. You will notice that to be a theme of his life: The man just tries everything. In this case, a young Burik was trying his best, as a freshman at the University of Delaware, ...

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Gettin' jazzed with Kelly Reeves from 2019-12-11T08:45:46

 



There is a moment before every practice that is so innocuous, so easy to forget that it’s not all that uncommon for teams to go about practicing without remembering it at all: ...

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Mike Dodd: Finding the soul of the game from 2019-12-04T09:28:10

Mike Dodd apologized.



He’d been getting all wound up, or as wound up as the man, labeled by anyone you ask as one of the nicest guys in the world, can get. He even dropped the f ...

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The Free Agent Podcast: Who's playing with who in 2020 from 2019-11-27T13:13:22

This week on SANDCAST, Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter break down all of the partner switches happening in United States beach volleyball. 


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Theo Brunner has undergone his beach volleyball 'rebirth' from 2019-11-20T10:22:34

Theo Brunner was in need, he says, of a rebirth. Not quite a religious ceremony, but something to revitalize a beach volleyball career that had, while not sunk, gone a bit sideways. There was th...

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Tim Brewster is getting his own type of education from 2019-11-13T08:25:44

TEL AVIV, Israel – Tim Brewster was thousands of miles from his classrooms at UCLA. His seat in his 300-plus-student lectures was empty again, as it had been for the previous two weeks while he ...

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Karissa Cook and Allie Wheeler: The Snow Dog Desert Queens of Weird from 2019-11-05T23:28:59

Karissa Cook is a self-dubbed “inside cat.” She doesn’t need to go anywhere to have fun. Doesn’t really need to see anybody, aside from her fiancé, Shayne Skov, and her pup. She’s good with that...

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SANDCAST: Sponcil, Claes figuring it out -- on and off the court -- heading into Olympic year from 2019-10-29T06:02:59

It was somewhere in the space between the Gstaad Major and the Espinho four-star when the façade came crashing down.



How long had it been since Sarah Sponcil had decompressed? Re...

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Kelley Larsen and Emily Stockman: Making LAX your new home from 2019-10-23T09:32:02

There was a time – a very brief time in the middle of a jet-setting, globe-trotting season – where Kelley Larsen had the correct count of how many tournaments she and Emily Stockman had played a...

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SANDCAST-AVERSARY: Two years and a lifetime of lessons from the podcast from 2019-10-16T06:25:13

Of all the indelible moments we’ve had on SANDCAST these past two years – and there have been countless many, with massive lifetime milestones from both Tri Bourne and I – none stood out quite l...

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Lee Feinswog and Ed Chan: 'And that's how we became publishing magnates' from 2019-10-09T08:27:03

 



It took a matter of weeks for Lee Feinswog to rebound from being laid off. Not a month had gone by from the moment he received a call from the higher-ups at Turner, for whom he...

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Creating value with Kevin Barnett and Jeremy Roueche from 2019-10-02T08:49:20

Kevin Barnett has never been required to do just about anything he does in his current chapter of life. He doesn’t need to be out there on stadium court, swinging a homemade hammer at miniature ...

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NORCECA adventures with Kyle Friend from 2019-09-25T08:41:09

This SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter is with Kyle Friend and was recorded in Bonaire, where Friend and Mewhirter are competing in a NORCECA. 


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Trevor Crabb: It's time to rack 'em up, tally 'em up from 2019-09-18T10:04:43

It almost seemed as if Trevor Crabb couldn’t believe what was coming out of his own mouth, when he recalled his conversation with Casey Patterson following his victory at the Manhattan Beach Ope...

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Delaney Knudsen: If you can't have fun, then why are you doing it? from 2019-09-11T08:42:59

Good luck in your search. You can travel to every tournament, watch every match, pour over film for hours. Good luck finding a moment on a beach volleyball court in which Delaney Knudsen is not ...

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Reid Priddy is going for "double-black belt status" from 2019-09-04T08:51:40

Two years ago, maybe it would have worked. Maybe, when Miles Evans put a ball away, looked directly at Reid Priddy and Trevor Crabb, flexed and yelled with everything he had, “C’mon!” it would h...

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Eric Beranek: Setback, setback, setback -- then massive breakthrough from 2019-08-28T07:17:54

You know what they say about plans. Some say that when God hears you making plans, he just laughs. Mike Tyson claims that everybody’s got plan, until they get punched in the face.



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Brandie Wilkerson: 'The next thing you know, your goal is the Olympics' from 2019-08-21T11:54:30

In 2016, Brandie Wilkerson saw everything there was to see, up close and in person. She saw the ceremonies. The athletes, both beach volleyball and otherwise. She practiced on stadium court with...

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Anna Collier: The Coaching Legend who's now a 'teenager with money' from 2019-08-14T08:17:59

Anna Collier is sitting on Tri Bourne’s couch, and she is – if you can believe it – relaxed. She hasn’t been to the beach in months, aside from when she rides her bike down the strand. She’s get...

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Zana Muno and Crissy Jones: The 47 seed who crashed AVP Hermosa from 2019-08-07T07:22:59

It almost didn’t happen. The Cinderella run. The upsets over the 16, the four, the eight, the 22. The AVP semifinal that would be host to the highest seed – Q47 – in the tour’s history. The 8-3 ...

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Adam Roberts and Andy Benesh: From qualifier struggles to career finishes from 2019-07-31T05:41:17

The first notes on the Book of Andy Benesh came a little less than a year ago, about a six-hour drive north of Hermosa Beach. Adam Roberts was there to watch Benesh’s second-round match. Playing...

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It's a good year to be Chaim Schalk -- American Chaim Schalk from 2019-07-24T07:29:49

It was an otherwise innocuous Monday when the Canadian beach volleyball community reached and unleashed its peak fury which, because it’s Canada, really wasn’t much fury at all. Tri Bourne had p...

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The next chapter of Ryan Doherty's career begins in Hermosa Beach from 2019-07-17T07:46:06

 



 



The most difficult transition of Ryan Doherty’s new partnership, from John Hyden to Miles Evans, might not be the difference in playing style or personality o...

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Melissa Humana-Paredes and Sarah Pavan: A team of Canadian firsts from 2019-07-10T07:55:40

It wasn’t exactly an audacious start, was it? September 12, 2016. The first match of Melissa Humana-Paredes’ and Sarah Pavan’s partnership: A country quota against Brandie Wilkerson and – who el...

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Tim Bomgren: The humblest grinder on the AVP Tour from 2019-07-03T08:55:49

It was the running joke in the player’s tent of AVP New York: Nobody really wanted to play any of the teams on the bracket. Of the seven teams Tim Bomgren would end up playing in New York, five ...

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AVP mid-season awards, World Champs preview from 2019-06-26T09:36:54

With one, final Jeremy Casebeer – or Uncle Jer Bear, as he was known at Lake Sammamish – swing in Seattle, the AVP officially reached the midpoint of the 2019 season. It has, by any measure, bee...

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Remembering Eric Zaun aka Danny Fahrenheit aka Cookie Robinson aka Midnight Verde from 2019-06-19T07:16:15

I’ve always been one for mythology. I loved reading the tales of Zeus and Poseidon, Hades and Hermes, Athena and even those of the Norse orient, Thor and Loki and Odin. One of my favorites has a...

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Tri Bourne is back on the road again from 2019-06-12T10:00

It seems an idyllic existence, to be a professional beach volleyball player. Travel the world. Explore the planet’s most breathtaking beaches. See everything there is to see, both inland and coa...

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Mark Schuermann: The voice of the AVP from 2019-04-24T08:20:43

The voice is feeling good.



“Oh, yeah,” Mark Schuermann confirmed on SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, and if you’ve listened to the episode and jus...

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Tyler Hildebrand: The most passionate man in beach volleyball from 2019-04-17T10:06:41

Tyler Hildebrand doesn’t really know what you should call him.
“Official title is Director of Coaching,” he said of his new role at USA Volleyball. But they’re working on title changes because,...

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Leon Abravanel: The unexplored benefits of mental training from 2019-04-10T08:14:46

It was Yogi Berra who best expounded upon the upside of mental performance in athletics: “Sports are 90 percent mental, and the other half is physical.”
Questionable math aside, the former Yank...

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Tim Hovland is still kicking ass from 2019-04-03T12:00

The Big Game Hunters. That’s what they’d call themselves.
Sinjin Smith and Randy Stoklos and Brent Frohoff and Karch Kiraly could have the Rhode Islands. They could have Dallas. They could have...

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Troy Field: More than the guy with the big vertical in a pink hat from 2019-03-27T09:09

Troy Field had to pause for a second on the set of SANDCAST to catch himself.
“Back in the day,” he repeated, laughing. “Back in the day, like, three years ago.”
It seemed to catch him off ...

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State of the Beach Volleyball Union: Recapping Doha, Exciting AVP News, Partner Switches from 2019-03-20T07:00

There is no shortage of ways in which to describe the absurd depth on the World Tour. You can start with the obvious, the upstart Chileans who many might claim to have come out of nowhere but, real...

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Emily Day: The LMU Hall of Famer making a run at Tokyo 2020 from 2019-03-13T11:00

Maybe Emily Day should just come on SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bourne and Travis Mewhirter, every week.
The first time she hopped on, she did so with her partner, Betsi Flint, on the f...

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HawaiiCast with Tri Bourne and Taylor and Trevor Crabb from 2019-03-06T11:00

The relationship between brothers is often too complicated for even brothers to fully understand, let alone communicate to the world beyond, especially when their immediate world beyond knows their...

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Sean Rosenthal, and a career not measured by any normal standards from 2019-02-27T11:13:22

It was almost as if Sean Rosenthal didn’t believe the words that had just come out of his mouth.
“Leaving Jake [Gibb] for Phil [Dalhausser],” he said on SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with Tri Bour...

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FloridaCast: Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena are all in for Tokyo 2020 from 2019-02-20T11:00

To be honest, the sound bye you’re looking for in this podcast comes around the three-minute mark. You can fast forward there if you’d like.
Tri Bourne, taking SANDCAST: Beach Volleyball with T...

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Beach Volleyball stocks to buy prior to the 2019 season from 2019-02-13T11:00

Alas, we get our first look.
It was supposed to come this past week, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., site of the late Fort Lauderdale Major. But with the plug pulled on the season-opening Major of th...

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Brooke Sweat: From considering retirement to playing with the GOAT from 2019-02-06T11:00

It’s funny, sometimes, the path the universe can choose to take you. One minute, you’re lying on a training table, your torn shoulder being worked on. You’re pondering if this is it, the last tear....

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Chad Beauchamp: Not your everyday physical therapist from 2019-01-30T11:00

No matter the country or tournament or prize money on the line, it is never an especially difficult task to identify which is the room of Chad Beauchamp.
It’s the one overflowing with overgrown...

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Rich Lambourne: The humble, self-deprecating, sarcastic gold medalist turned coach from 2019-01-23T11:00

The talk always turned to Taylor.
As Taylor Crabb and Jake Gibb grew and developed as a new team, climbing the world ranks, piling up wins that once could have been perceived as upsets – over 2...

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Carly Wopat: Transitioning from indoor's highest level to beach's from 2019-01-16T11:00

Carly Wopat acknowledges that there are a number of skills that need to be refined, so be smoothed over, to be fully beached from their indoor counterparts. But she’s been an athlete all her life, ...

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SNOWCAST: Emily Hartong and Katie Spieler from 2019-01-09T11:00

There they stood, the four Americans, bundled in four to five layers of UnderArmour and other form-fitting warm weather gear. Bundled in beanies and gloves, headbands and, underneath it all, hand a...

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Tri Bourne, Trevor Crabb: Making the split-blocking push to Tokyo from 2019-01-02T15:54:58

It began as something fun. Nothing much more than, well, why not? Why not put two childhood friends on the same team? Friends who play the same side, the same position, who had never played defense...

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