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Players: 11377 8632 20009
Tournaments: 1917 1490 3407
 
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Mitch Malpee 77
Glen Gundert 73
Laurent Gendron 58
Teri Schroeder 57
Erminia Russo 57
Joey McDonald 54
Mireya Solange Duarte 52
Franzi Probst 51
Obin Mendez 49
Denis Tenenbaum 48
Sigurd Ringstad 47
Frank Verbeeck 46
C.J. Denk 46
Jason Greenlaw 45
Marla Ricketts 44
Esteban Escobar 44
Trent Ahlers 43
Natsuko Komatsu 42
Riikka Lehtonen 42
Milica Jelicic 42
Gilbert Paulina 41
Rasmus Jonsson 41
Mauricio Brizuela 39
Judith Geukes 38
Nienke de Waard 37
Sebastian Fuchs 35
Daniel Wernitz 34
Ilenia Arocha 34
Olga Azhgibetseva 34
David Joyce 33
Kim Huber 33
Sarah Scheurich 31
Alexandra Mingay 31
Konstantina Moraitidou 29
Manuel Gahr 29
Kellie Osborne 29
Yokebed Eka 25
Mattes Kroger 25
Felix Friedl 25
Lisa Casimie 25
Ashley Stevens 23
Nicolas Bertran 22
Shahar Rosner 22
Viliam Cizmazia 22
Theodora Sarakatsani 22
Filip Humler 22
Tom Kanha 21
Mak Chanda 21
Tadeas Trousil 20
Albert Nyembwe 20
Sarah Lutz 19
 
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Beach Volleyball History
In 1960
Mike Higer and Dave Kaplan won the Parks & Rec Corona Open.  It was the 2nd win for Mike Higer, the 1st win for Dave Kaplan, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1966
Ron Lang and Ron Von Hagen won the Parks & Rec Corona del Mar Open.  It was the 23rd win for Ron Lang, the 6th win for Ron Von Hagen, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 1977
Chris Marlowe and Jim Menges won the Parks & Rec San Diego Open.  It was the 5th win for Chris Marlowe, the 27th win for Jim Menges, and the 3rd win for the team.
In 1983
Sinjin Smith and Randy Stoklos won the Parks & Rec Miller High Life Hermosa Beach Open.  It was the 33rd win for Sinjin Smith, the 11th win for Randy Stoklos, and the 10th win for the team.
In 1983
Nina Matthies and Julie Thornton won the Parks & Rec Marine Women's Open.  It was the 18th win for Nina Matthies, the 2nd win for Julie Thornton, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 1988
Janice Harrer and Elaine Roque won the WPVA Kenwood/LeCoq Sportif Open.  It was the 12th win for Janice Harrer, the 4th win for Elaine Roque, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 1988
Pat Powers and Jon Stevenson won the AVP Salisbury Open.  It was the 7th win for Pat Powers, the 18th win for Jon Stevenson, and the 5th win for the team.
In 1988
Sinjin Smith and Randy Stoklos won the AVP Salisbury Open.  It was the 93rd win for Sinjin Smith, the 69th win for Randy Stoklos, and the 68th win for the team.
In 1988
Mike Dodd and Tim Hovland won the AVP Salisbury Open.  It was the 42nd win for Mike Dodd, the 39th win for Tim Hovland, and the 38th win for the team.
In 1988
Brent Frohoff and Andrew Smith won the AVP Salisbury Open.  It was the 6th win for Brent Frohoff, the 2nd win for Andrew Smith, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1994
Karch Kiraly and Kent Steffes won the AVP Miller Lite Chicago Open.  It was the 95th win for Karch Kiraly, the 65th win for Kent Steffes, and the 54th win for the team.
In 1994
Monique Oliver and Gayle Stammer won the WPVA Coors Light Pismo Beach Open.  It was the 1st win for Monique Oliver, the 1st win for Gayle Stammer, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1994
Cammy Ciarelli and Holly McPeak won the AVP Miller Lite Chicago Open.  It was the 12th win for Cammy Ciarelli, the 14th win for Holly McPeak, and the 10th win for the team.
In 1999
Shelda Bede and Adriana Behar won the FIVB World Championships.  It was the 12th win for Shelda Bede, the 12th win for Adriana Behar, and the 12th win for the team.
In 2004
Holly McPeak and Elaine Youngs won the AVP Hermosa Beach Open Presented by Bud Light.  It was the 72nd win for Holly McPeak, the 30th win for Elaine Youngs, and the 16th win for the team.
In 2004
Pedro Brazao and Marcello Duarte won the FIVB San Marino Satellite.  It was the 1st win for Pedro Brazao, the 1st win for Marcello Duarte, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2005
Markus Egger and Martin Laciga won the FIVB Mazury Open.  It was the 6th win for Markus Egger, the 13th win for Martin Laciga, and the 3rd win for the team.
In 2005
Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings won the AVP Hermosa Beach Open Presented by Bud Light.  It was the 45th win for Misty May-Treanor, the 42nd win for Kerri Walsh Jennings, and the 40th win for the team.
In 2005
Giorgio Domenghini and Diego Nota won the FIVB Morocco Satellite.  It was the 2nd win for Giorgio Domenghini, the 1st win for Diego Nota, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2005
Lina Yanchulova and Petia Yanchulova won the FIVB France Satellite.  It was the 2nd win for Lina Yanchulova, the 2nd win for Petia Yanchulova, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2005
Tereza Petrova and Hana Skalnikova won the FIVB Italy Satellite.  It was the 1st win for Tereza Petrova, the 1st win for Hana Skalnikova, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2005
Bruno de Paula and Rodrigo Monteiro won the FIVB France Satellite.  It was the 1st win for Bruno de Paula, the 1st win for Rodrigo Monteiro, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2005
Eugenio Amore and Riccardo Fenili won the FIVB Italy Satellite.  It was the 1st win for Eugenio Amore, the 2nd win for Riccardo Fenili, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2011
Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers won the FIVB Québec Open Jeep 2011 presented by Videotron.  It was the 64th win for Phil Dalhausser, the 75th win for Todd Rogers, and the 62nd win for the team.
In 2011
Maria Antonelli and Talita Antunes won the FIVB Québec Open Jeep 2011 presented by Videotron.  It was the 10th win for Maria Antonelli, the 12th win for Talita Antunes, and the 7th win for the team.
In 2011
Braidy Halverson and Adam Roberts won the   NVL Malibu.  It was the 1st win for Braidy Halverson, the 2nd win for Adam Roberts, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2011
Jenny Kropp and Whitney Pavlik won the   NVL Malibu.  It was the 4th win for Jenny Kropp, the 4th win for Whitney Pavlik, and the 4th win for the team.
In 2011
Thomas Kaczmarek and Alexander Walkenhorst won the CEV Polish Masters.  It was the 5th win for Thomas Kaczmarek, the 3rd win for Alexander Walkenhorst, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2016
Nico Beeler and Alexei Strasser won the   CEV Beach Volleyball Satellite Vaduz.  It was the 1st win for Nico Beeler, the 2nd win for Alexei Strasser, and the 1st win for the team.
 
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Jul 22-25, 2021 FIVB Sofia Beach Open 3, Bulgaria W € 5,000
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Aug 11-15, 2021 AVP Atlanta Open M&W $200,000
Aug 11-14, 2021 CEV EuroBeachVolley 2021, Vienna, Austria W € 100,000
Aug 12-15, 2021 CEV EuroBeachVolley 2021, Vienna, Austria M € 100,000
Aug 12-15, 2021 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour 1-Star Cortegaça, Portugal M € 5,000
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