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Gabrielle Reece

Gabrielle Allyse Reece is an American professional volleyball player, sports announcer, fashion model and actress.

Sports

Chase Budinger

Chase Andrew Budinger is an American professional volleyball player and former professional basketball player who last played for Baskonia of the Liga ACB and the EuroLeague. He was selected by the Detroit Pistons with the 44th overall pick in 2009 NBA draft after playing three years of college basketball for the University of Arizona.

Sports

Misty May-Treanor

Misty Elizabeth May-Treanor is a retired American professional beach volleyball player. She is a three-time Olympic gold medalist, and as of August 2012, the most successful female beach volleyball player with 112 individual championship wins in domestic and international competition.

Sports

Kerri Walsh Jennings

Kerri Lee Walsh Jennings is an American professional beach volleyball player, three-time Olympic gold medalist, and a one-time Olympic bronze medalist. She is the beach volleyball career leader in both career victories and career wins as of 2016, with 133 victories and $2,542,635 in winnings.

Sports

Steve Timmons

Steve Dennis Timmons is a former American volleyball-player who represented the USA at three consecutive Summer Olympics starting in 1984, winning gold in 1984 and 1988 plus a bronze in 1992.

Sports, Society, Politics

Jared Huffman

Jared William Huffman is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for California's 2nd congressional district since 2013. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

Sports

Ivan Zaytsev

Ivan Zaytsev is an Italian volleyball player of Russian origin, a member of Italy men's national volleyball team and Italian club Modena Volley, a bronze medalist of the Olympic Games London 2012, silver medalist of the European Championship, bronze medalist of the World League, Italian Champion (2014) and silver medalist of the Olympic Games Rio 2016.

Sports

Karch Kiraly

Charles Frederick "Karch" Kiraly is an American volleyball player, coach and broadcast announcer. In the 1980s he was a central part of the U.S National Team that won gold medals at the 1984 and 1988 Olympic Games. He went on to win the gold medal again at the 1996 Olympic Games, the first Olympic competition to feature beach volleyball. He is the only player to have won Olympic gold medals in both the indoor and beach volleyball categories. He played college volleyball for the UCLA Bruins, where his teams won three national championships under head coach Al Scates.

Sports

Flo Hyman

Flora Jean "Flo" Hyman was an American athlete who played volleyball. She was an Olympic silver medalist and played professional volleyball in Japan.

Sports

Micah Christenson

Micah Makanamaikalani Christenson is an American volleyball player, a member of the United States men's national volleyball team and Italian club Cucine Lube Civitanova. Christenson was NORCECA Champion 2013, gold medalist of World League 2014 and 2015 World Cup, and bronze medalist in Olympic Games 2016.

Sports

Matt Anderson

Matthew John Anderson is an American volleyball player, a member of the United States men's national volleyball team and Russian club Zenit Kazan, a participant of the Olympic Games, bronze medalist of the 2016 Olympic Games, 2013 NORCECA Champion, a gold medalist of the 2008 Pan American Cup, 2014 World League and 2015 World Cup.

Entertainment, Sports

J. P. Calderon

John Paul "J.P." Calderon is an American professional volleyball player, model and reality show personality. In 2006 he was a contestant on Survivor: Cook Islands, the 13th season of the CBS reality show. The following year he became a regular member of The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency. As part of his experience he was the February 2007 cover guy of Instinct magazine. He did so again in 2008, becoming the first man to be featured on their cover twice.

Sports

Bruno Rezende

Bruno Mossa de Rezende is a Brazilian volleyball player, a member of Brazil men's national volleyball team and Italian club Cucine Lube Civitanova, 2016 Olympic Champion, double silver medalist of the Olympic Games, 2010 World Champion, double gold medalist of the World Grand Champions Cup, South American Champion, multimedalist of the World League, Pan American Games, Brazilian Champion, Italian Champion (2016).

Sports

Giba

Gilberto Amauri de Godoy Filho, known as Giba, is a Brazilian former professional volleyball player who played as an outside hitter. For much of the 2000s, he was widely regarded as one of the best volleyball players in the world. During his professional career he played in Brazil, Italy, Russia, Argentina and briefly in the United Arab Emirates. He is mostly remembered for his successes with the national team.

Sports

April Ross

April Elizabeth Ross is an American professional beach volleyball player. She won a silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics with Jennifer Kessy, and a bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics with Kerri Walsh Jennings. Ross and Kessy were also the 2009 Beach Volleyball World Champions.